Lincoln Memorial University

country rank  893
world rank  2318

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Established in 1897, Lincoln Memorial University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the medium town of Harrogate (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Tennessee. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 123 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. LMU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym LMU
Founded 1897
Motto We Wear His Name Proudly
Colours Blue and gray

University Location

Address 6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate
37752-9900 Tennessee
United States
Tel +1 (423) 869 3611
Fax +1 (423) 869 6250

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate 37752
4238697439
800 325 0900

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral/Professional Universities
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority graduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Lincoln Memorial University's Library
Lincoln Memorial University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 90,618 physical volumes, 4,975 physical media, 88,292 digital/electronic medium and 234 licensed digital/electronic databases. Lincoln Memorial University's library has 3 branches.
Housing Yes
Lincoln Memorial University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,122 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1936


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.(ACEN)
  • Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc.(ARC-PA)
  • Accrediting Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP)
  • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists-Council on Accreditation (AANA-COA)
  • American Bar Association (Provisional Approval) (ABA)
  • American Osteopathic Association-Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (AOA-COCA)
  • American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
  • American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Veterinary Technology Education and Activities(AVMA-CVTEA)
  • American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA-COE)
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLN-AC)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association for Higher Education
  • The American Council on Education
  • American Universities in Russia, Ukraine
  • Appalachian College Association
  • Appalachian Consortium
  • Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
  • Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • The College Board
  • Consortium for the Advancement of Private Higher Education
  • The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education
  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation
  • Council of Graduate Schools
  • Council of Independent Colleges
  • Council of Opportunity in Education
  • Council on Undergraduate Research
  • East Tennessee College Alliance
  • The Foundation for Independent Higher Education
  • International Alliance for Higher Education
  • International University and Business Consortium
  • National Association of College and University Business Officers
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • National Association of Student Personnel Administrators
  • National League for Nursing Council of Associate Degree Programs
  • National League for Nursing Council of Baccalaureate Degree Programs
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities
  • Private College Consortium for International Studies
  • South Atlantic Conference
  • The Tennessee College Association
  • Tennessee Conference of Graduate Schools
  • Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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