Lipscomb University

Nashville, TN

Lipscomb University

Nashville, TN

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Tuition & Fees

$34,744

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,227
Declined 1,394
Total Received 3,621
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Private

3,478

undergraduate students

2,398

graduate students

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School Facts

Lipscomb University, founded in 1891, is a private, nonprofit, liberal arts university. Its 89-acre campus is located in a residential area of Nashville.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 5,876
Established in 1891
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Congregational (United Church of Christ)

89-acre campus in Nashville (population: 691,243). Served by air and bus. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Lipscomb University
1 University Park Drive
Nashville, TN
37204-3951

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
27%
Top 1/4
60%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
550
75th
650
25th
530
75th
32
25th
23
75th
27
25th
21
75th
29
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required
Common application accepted yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,227
Declined 1,394
Total Received 3,621

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

78%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$29,268

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,080
Room $7,816
Board $5,988
Additional fees $2,664
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $50,048
Average Financial Aid - $29,268
Total with Avg. Aid $20,780

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,104,366
State $4,539,080
Institutional $24,569,281
Other external $54,598
Total $32,267,325

Non-need-based

Federal
State $1,368,750
Institutional $12,653,487
Other external
Total $14,022,237

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 333-4358
F: 615 966-1804
financialaid@lipscomb.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, flag football, hockey, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, walleyball

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, kickball, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, walleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, flag football, racquetball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, walleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic Sun Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Acting.
American History (United States).
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Applied Behavior Analysis.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Art Teacher Education.
Art Therapy/Therapist.
Bible/Biblical Studies.
Biochemistry.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biophysics.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling.
Computational Biology.
Computer Science.
Computer Software Engineering.
Computer Teacher Education.
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Digital Arts.
Directing and Theatrical Production.
Divinity/Ministry.
Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other.
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Science.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other.
European History.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Systems.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Fashion Merchandising.
Fashion/Apparel Design.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Finance, General.
Fine and Studio Arts Management.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management.
French Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
General Literature.
General Studies.
German Language Teacher Education.
German Language and Literature.
Graphic Design.
Health and Wellness, General.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Informatics.
Information Resources Management.
Information Technology.
International Relations and Affairs.
Journalism, Other.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Keyboard Instruments.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics and Computer Science.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medical Informatics.
Missions/Missionary Studies.
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation.
Molecular Biology.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Theory and Composition.
Music, General.
Music, Other.
Musical Theatre.
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other.
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Organizational Leadership.
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other.
Pastoral Studies/Counseling.
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics Teacher Education.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Reading Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sustainability Studies.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology.
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other.
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other.
Theology/Theological Studies.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Voice and Opera.
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design.
Writing, General.
Youth Ministry.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

5,876

total students

62%

in-state

38%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

59%

3,478
students

Female
61%
2,105

Male
39%
1,373

41%

2,398
students

Female
68%
1,640

Male
32%
758

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

2,824
students

Female
60%
1,703

Male
40%
1,121

19%

654
students

Female
61%
402

Male
39%
252

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

5%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.20
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 45
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Honduras
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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