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Christian Life Profile

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, Lipscomb University has been recognized as one of the top 10 Christian universities in the nation (College Choice, 2015) and one of the most innovative universities in the Southeast (U.S. News & World Report, 2016). Our classes place special emphasis on service learning and real-world experiences, and our 12:1 student-faculty ratio means you get the knowledge and guidance you need to excel in your field. Lipscomb enrolls about 2,800 undergrad students and offers the following undergraduate degrees: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Music in Music Education, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and the Bachelor of Social Work.

National honors and awards
Lipscomb University was named one of the top 20 universities in the South in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” (2016) rankings. Lipscomb was also recognized as one of the top 100 values in private universities in the entire country by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (2016).

Over 90% placement rate
In each of the last three years, over 90% of Lipscomb graduates have landed jobs or been on their way to graduate school within six months of graduation—nearly 15% above the national average. Our students leave Lipscomb prepared for whatever comes next.

Christian community
Since 1891 Lipscomb has been focused on integrating Christian faith and academic excellence. The Lipscomb community comes together regularly to pray, worship, study the Bible, and put faith into action through service.

Great location
Lipscomb’s beautiful 65-acre campus is located in Nashville, Tennessee, one of the South’s most important business and cultural centers. Just four miles from downtown, Lipscomb students have easy access to incredible academic, internship, and entertainment opportunities. Nashville is within a day’s drive of 75% of the country’s population, so we hope you will make the trip to see Lipscomb for yourself. Pick a visit date that is convenient for you at

Resources matter
Lipscomb is constantly investing in state-of-the-art facilities to ensure students get the most out of their college education. In 2017 Lipscomb students will benefit from a new Engineering Center, global learning villa in Italy, and renovated dorms.

Feeling at home
Whether you are from Knoxville, New York, or even as far as Beijing, Lipscomb’s friendly atmosphere and fun campus and dorm life make it easy to meet new people and make great friends.  

Bison spirit
Lipscomb competes in NCAA Division I basketball, baseball, cross-country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track, and volleyball. Our students love their Bisons, and our 5,000-seat Allen Arena can be a pretty crazy place on game day.

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• Accounting    
• Agro-Ecology
• American Studies    
• Art    
• Art Therapy    
• Bible (see Theology and Ministry)
• Biochemistry: Applied
• Biochemistry: Biology Emphasis
• Biochemistry: Chemistry Emphasis
• Biology    
• Biology Teaching    
• Biomedical Physics    
• Business    
• Chemistry    
• Civil Engineering    
• Computer Engineering
• Computer Science    
• Conservation Ecology and Natural Resource Management
• Dietetics    
• Electrical Engineering
• Education: Early Childhood
• Education: K-6    
• Education: 4-8    
• Engineering    
• English: Literature track
• English: Teaching    
• English: Writing track
• Entrepreneurship    
• Environmental Law and Policy
• Exercise Science    
• Family Relations    
• Fashion Merchandising
• Financial Management
• Financial Markets    
• Food Systems Management
• French    
• French Teaching    
• German    
• German Teaching    
• Government and Public Administration
• Graphic Design    
• Health and Physical Education Teaching
• History    
• History—Communication
• History Teaching    
• Human Resources Management
• Information and Technology Management
• Information Security
• Information Technology Applications
• Journalism and New Media
• Law, Justice, and Society
• Management    
• Management: Corporate Management
• Management: International Business
• Management: Sustainability
• Marketing    
• Mathematics    
• Mathematics: Applied
• Mathematics Teaching
• Mechanical Engineering
• Molecular Biology    
• Music    
• Music: Education    
• Music: Instrumental Performance
• Music: Piano Performance
• Music: Theory and Composition
• Music: Vocal Performance
• Nursing    
• Organizational Communication and Public Relations
• Philosophy    
• Physics    
• Physics Teaching    
• Political Science    
• Political Science—Communication
• Pre-medical Programs
• Psychology    
• Public Communication and Leadership
• Restorative Justice
• Social Work    
• Software Engineering
• Spanish    
• Spanish Teaching    
• Studio Art    
• Sustainability    
• Textiles and Apparel
• Theater    
• Theater Acting    
• Theater Design    
• Theater Directing    
• Theater Ministry    
• Theater: Musical Theater
• Theater Teaching    
• Theology and Ministry
• Theology and Ministry: Biblical Languages
• Theology and Ministry: Children’s Minitstry
• Theology and Ministry: Missions
• Theology and Ministry: Preaching
• Theology and Ministry: Vocational Ministry
• Theology and Ministry: Worship Ministry
• Theology and Ministry: Youth Ministry
• Urban Studies    
• Visual Arts Administration
• Visual Arts Teaching
• Web Applications Development