Johnson University

Knoxville, TN
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Johnson University (formerly known as Johnson Bible College) is a private, co-educational college located six miles (10 km) southeast of Knoxville, Tennessee.

There are about 60 full-time faculty members, and over 900 students, with enrollment having nearly doubled in the last decade.[when?]

Johnson Bible College first received regional accreditation in 1979 from the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It also is accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education. The teacher education program is accredited by the Tennessee State Board of Education and the Association of Christian Schools International.

The original name of the school was The School of the Evangelists'. The first name change happened when the school was renamed Johnson Bible College in 1909. This name was used for 102 years until it changed its name to Johnson University on July 1, 2011.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $8,800.00 avg tuition

7900 Johnson Dr
Knoxville, TN 37998
8655(734) 517-3403

Areas of Study:

  • Education
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
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Johnson University

Applied 333
Admitted 204 61%
Enrolled total 156
Full Time: 156
Part Time 0
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 480 592
SAT Math 460 610
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 20 26
ACT English 19 26
ACT Math 17 24
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 73%
4-year graduation rate 53%
6-year graduation rate 56%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Johnson University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $8,800.00 $8,800.00 $8,800.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $830.00 $830.00 $830.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $340.00 $340.00 $340.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,100.00 $6,100.00 $6,100.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $325.00 $325.00 $325.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $300.00 $300.00 $300.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
(with family)
Room and Board $6,402.00 $10,008.00 $6,402.00
Other Expenses $2,328.00 $4,578.00 $6,402.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $35.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,400.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 99%
Percent receiving grant aid 99%
Avg amount of grant aid $6,143.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 64%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,621.00

Johnson University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling X
Bible/Biblical Studies X X X

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