Lipscomb University

Nashville, TN

Lipscomb University

Nashville, TN

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Why study science and engineering at Lipscomb?

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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. 

Why study science and engineering at Lipscomb?
While there are many institutions where you can study science and engineering, few will teach you how to activate that knowledge through servant leadership in your field. At Lipscomb, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in engineering-specific international mission trips to use your skill set to design and construct bridges, aid in water conservation, and more. 

At Lipscomb, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in Tennessee’s first full-fledged Data Science program with both local and global partners to gain real-world experience before graduation. You can also choose to pursue any of the three primary disciplines of engineering—Civil, Electrical & Computer, or Mechanical—all of which are ABET accredited. If you’re called to the traditional sciences of Biology and Chemistry, feel confident that you’ll study them in state-of-the-art labs and be able to customize your education to fit your future.

Location is important for making the right connections to prepare for your future after graduation, and Nashville is a thriving city to launch your career in. With the second-hottest job market in the United States, the local economy is technologically focused with more than 40,000 tech-related jobs. At Lipscomb, the Professional Development Center exists to support all College of Engineering students in finding their next step.

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


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Ranked among the top 100 best Engineering programs in the US | U.S. News & World Report, 2019

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Ranked among the top 5 “Best Colleges for Biology” in Tennessee | Niche, 2020

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Nearly $4 million given for research and student support activities from public agencies, including the National Science Foundation, in the past four years


Producer of 12 Fulbright scholars in 13 years, with five awarded in 2019


95% of students employed within six months of graduation

Why Lipscomb University?

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.

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “Lipscomb has been a great educational family. I can go up to faculty outside my major and they’ll know me by name and answer my questions. I’m so glad I came here.”

    • Lauren Heinrich
  • “Before I came to Lipscomb, I thought I’d have to choose between a relationship with God or the sciences. Lipscomb made it extremely apparent that it’s not a choice…that God is in engineering as well.”

    • Lauren Heinrich
  • “The people at Lipscomb have become my family. I’m so grateful for the opportunity to grow and for the faculty pushing me and teaching me how to be the best I can be.”

    • Noah Jones
  • “Dr. Gallaher and the other faculty in the Biology and other departments made me feel like I had a second home on the third floor of McFarland [faculty office space].”

    • Chandler Montgomery