Lipscomb University

Nashville, TN

Lipscomb University

Nashville, TN

Explore Lipscomb University's Featured Profiles:

Science & Engineering Health & Medicine Christian Life

Health & Medicine Profile

Health & Medicine at Lipscomb

Founded in 1891, Lipscomb University is a private Christian liberal arts institution located in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee. Committed to academic excellence, authentic community, and intentional holistic development, Lipscomb equips its students with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to lift the world. Prepare for your future in science and engineering in a city with endless opportunity—at a university with professors who believe in you.

Why study health and medicine at Lipscomb?
Nashville is known as the health care capital of the United States, with more than 50% of the nation’s hospital beds managed by corporations headquartered in the city. Here, you’ll find strategic opportunities to pursue your career, whether it be in Nursing, Exercise Science, or Pre-med. 

If you’re called to Nursing, attend a school that’ll prepare you for every part of your career—from passing the NCLEX exam to providing emotional support for your patients. In 2019, Lipscomb Nursing graduates had an NCLEX pass rate of more than 97%, and 100% of Nursing graduates are working in health care jobs.

In each area of health and medicine, Lipscomb is committed to preparing you for the rapidly evolving industry through innovative programs like the 3+1 accelerated track for Pharmacy and direct-admit Nursing program. The hands-on experiential learning in our programs will prepare you for a seamless transition to the first day of your career.

At the root of all this, there’s a grounding in the Christian faith—centered on love, compassion, and service to the world around you. You’ll have the opportunity to serve on medical mission trips around the globe to activate your knowledge and faith.

So what’s next? See how Lipscomb can elevate your future career by scheduling a campus visit or exploring our virtual tour at


College Choice Badge

Ranked #24 for the College of Pharmacy & Health Science’s Master of Science in Health Care Informatics program | College Choice, 2018

Niche badge

Among the top 25% of schools for Nursing in the country | Niche, 2020

NIH badge

Nearly $4 million received in the past four years for both research and student support activities from public agencies, including the National Institute of Health


Maintains double the national average acceptance rate to medical school


100% of nursing students employed within six months of graduation

Join the Herd

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, Lipscomb University is made up of more than 4,600 students from nearly every state and more than 45 countries. Choose from over 200 areas of study in close-knit classroom settings with an average student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Here, you’ll become part of an authentic Christian community prepared to invest in you so that you can further invest in the world around you. 

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “I transferred to Lipscomb for several reasons. The Nursing program staff are so wonderful and extremely supportive! After doing some research, I was extremely impressed. In 2019, the NCLEX pass rate was 97.96%!”

    • Kynnadee Bonner
  • “The clinical experiences at Lipscomb provided everything I needed to go into the real world and be a nurse.”

    • Abbey Ward
  • “What’s wonderful about Lipscomb is that students get the warmth of a close family coupled with new members every year. I’m grateful for the faculty members who have brightened my path, lightened my load, and imparted their wisdom on me.”

    • Caroline Leverett
      Exercise Science
  • “I’d always been interested in the medical field, but as a first-generation college student, the thought of going to medical school at a big university was very intimidating. Lipscomb gave me a chance.”

    • Deion Sims