Johnson University

country rank : 1487

world rank     : 4900

University Overview


Founded in 1893, Johnson University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Knoxville (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Tennessee. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kissimmee. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Johnson University (JU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Restorationist religion. Johnson University (JU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 124 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. JU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity


University Name(s)



Open day and night to the poor young man who desires above every other desire, to preach the Gospel of Christ

Blue and white


Yearly Tuition Range


uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int’l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions


Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 50-60%

Admission Office
7900 Johnson Drive
Knoxville 37998-0001
+1 (865) 251 2233
800 827 2122


Size and Profile


Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range

Control TypeControl Type

Entity TypeEntity Type


Facilities and Services 


LibraryUniversity Library

HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities

Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs

Distance LearningDistance Learning and Online Courses




Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), Commission on Accreditation




  • National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA)


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