This is the highest enrollment in Carson-Newman’s 168-year history. The university announced that a total of 2,725 students have enrolled for the fall semester, and this fall also marks a record graduate class of 885 students.
This year’s freshman class also carries a higher average grade-point average than freshman classes from the past five years.
The previous total enrollment record year came in 2016 when the university celebrated a anl enrollment of 2,659 students and a record graduate enrollment of 847 students. The previous record freshman class size was in 1980 with 516 students. Since 2010, the university has reported a 40% increase in enrollment.