Lipscomb University

Nashville, TN

Lipscomb University

Nashville, TN

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Why Lipscomb?

For over 130 years, Lipscomb University has been a private Christian liberal arts institution committed to Christ-centered teaching with strong academics, genuine comradery, and meaningful personal development. At Lipscomb, we provide our students with the resources, insight, and encouragement to flourish in their calling. Develop your future in Health and Medicine in a challenging environment, with Nashville, Tennessee as the backdrop with endless possibilities and opportunities.

Health sciences education is a major component of Lipscomb’s academic program. Currently, through Lipscomb’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, more than 650 students are majoring in 14 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs as they prepare for health sciences professions.

Why study health and medicine at Lipscomb?
In 2021 Forbes hailed Nashville as the health care capital of the United States, and we believe Lipscomb is fueling this energy. When you attend Lipscomb you will find endless opportunities to chase after your calling through nursing, pre-med, or exercise science.

Our School of Nursing has been ranked as one of the top ten nursing schools in the state of Tennessee (2022). This program will not only prepare you for your NCLEX exam, but also provide you the support to care deeply for your future patients. Meanwhile, our pre-med and exercise science programs offer you the ability to flourish through hands-on learning, internships and intimate class settings. Or join our pre-pharmacy 3+1 program to build the foundation of your pursuit of a Doctorate of Pharmacy. All our programs will set you up for a successful first day of your healthcare career.

The heartbeat of our health and medicine program at Lipscomb is grounded in our Christian faith rooted in love, compassion, and service to all.

So how do you get there? Start by scheduling a visit with us at


Ranked among the top 10 Best Nursing Schools in Tennessee. |


Ranked #2 in Tennessee for ACPE Accredited Pharmacy School 2022 | Pharmacy Technician Guide


Ranked Among the top 24 Top Pharmacy Schools in 2022 | Grad Report


Maintains double the national average acceptance rate to medical school


95% of 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...

  • "For me, Lipscomb has been a place of encouragement and opportunity. The faculty here have both challenged and encouraged my visions concerning healthcare and patient care. At Lipscomb, if you are a good steward of your work the faculty will bless you with opportunities. If you are not a good steward, they will help you become one. I have continually been blessed by the Lord Jesus at this institution."

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

    • Abbey Ward
  • “My experience at Lipscomb has been meaningful because of the professors and the faculty, they are very intentional with relationships and getting to know you as a student. They are here to make you succeed, not to fail.”

    • Heather C.
  • “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