Carson - Newman University

Carson - Newman Demographics & Diversity Report

Is Carson - Newman really diverse? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the facts about diversity at Carson - Newman. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Carson - Newman Student Population

How Many Students Attend Carson - Newman University?

Carson - Newman total enrollment is approximately 2,725 students.

1,716 are undergraduates and 176 are graduate students.

Carson - Newman Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Carson - Newman undergraduate population is made up of 60% women, and 40% men.

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Carson - Newman Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,333
Black or African American 153
Hispanic 79
International 67
Multi-Ethnic 40
Unknown 21
Asian 10
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

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Carson - Newman Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 52% of full-time grad students are women, and 48% men.

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Carson - Newman Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 125
International 29
Black or African American 13
Unknown 3
Hispanic 2
Asian 1
Multi-Ethnic 1
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

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Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Carson - Newman achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,672 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1672 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  52.43 out of 100
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Some schools are more diverse in different categories, some are less. This school ranks close to average in overall diversity, and some categories may be more diverse than others. The diversity categories measured on this page are student race/ethnicity, gender, age, and location.

How Does Carson - Newman Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Carson - Newman is considered middle of the road when it comes to overall diversity. Some aspects of diversity may be stronger than others.

Below Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Carson - Newman is ranked 2,894 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2894 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  23.65 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

Carson - Newman Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,175
Black or African American 219
International 101
Hispanic 98
Multi-Ethnic 49
Unknown 48
Asian 18
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Carson - Newman University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 430
Black or African American 9
Asian 3
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
Multi-Ethnic 2
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Slightly Unbalanced Male/Female Ratio

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Carson - Newman ranks 1,503 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1503 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  60.36 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 1,738 female students and 987 male students at Carson - Newman.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Carson - Newman is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  88.84 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 249 female teachers and 199 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

21.91% Out of State
2.38% Out of the Country

Carson - Newman ranks 1,089 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

21.91% of Carson - Newman students come from out of state, and 2.38% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  50 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 17 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Tennessee 385
Georgia 24
North Carolina 22
South Carolina 13
Florida 10

International Students at Carson - Newman

Students from 36 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, and South Korea.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
56.13% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  81.98 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Carson - Newman, 56.13% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 720
20-21 691
35 and over 329
25-29 286
22-24 281
30-34 150
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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