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Lincoln Memorial University

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Established in 1897, the 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-sized (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's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 127-year-old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this US higher education organization a moderately 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.

University Snapshot


Lincoln Memorial University's Control Typeprivate


Lincoln Memorial University's Entity Typenon-profit


Lincoln Memorial University' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


Lincoln Memorial University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

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

Address 6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
37752-9900 Tennessee
United States
Lincoln Memorial University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Lincoln Memorial University Phone Number +1 (423) 869 3611
Lincoln Memorial University Fax Number +1 (423) 869 6250

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Lincoln Memorial University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Lincoln Memorial University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Lincoln Memorial University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Lincoln Memorial University.

Lincoln Memorial University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
25,000-29,999 US$
(22,780-27,340 Euro)
20,000-24,999 US$
(18,225-22,780 Euro)
25,000-29,999 US$
(22,780-27,340 Euro)
20,000-24,999 US$
(18,225-22,780 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Lincoln Memorial University's admission information.

Lincoln Memorial University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Lincoln Memorial University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Lincoln Memorial University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Lincoln Memorial University's acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.

Admission Requirements 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 neither required nor recommended
  • Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
  • Admission test scores are required
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) is neither required nor recommended

Source: IPDES

Lincoln Memorial University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Lincoln Memorial University's Admission Office Admission Office

6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate 37752
800 325 0900

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Lincoln Memorial University.

Lincoln Memorial University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Lincoln Memorial University has an enrollment range of 5,000-5,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

Lincoln Memorial University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 400-499 academic employees (Faculty).

Lincoln Memorial University's Control Type Control Type

Lincoln Memorial University is a private higher education institution.

Lincoln Memorial University's Entity Type Entity Type

Lincoln Memorial University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Lincoln Memorial University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Rural setting.

Lincoln Memorial University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Lincoln Memorial University does not have any religious affiliation.

Carnegie Classification


The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is a framework for categorizing colleges and universities in the United States...

The classification was first created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1970, and it has been updated periodically since then. The Carnegie Classification is based on a set of criteria, such as the level and types of degrees offered, research activity and enrollment size. Institutions are classified into one of several categories based on these criteria, ranging from "doctoral universities" with very high research activity to "special focus institutions" that primarily award degrees in a specific field, such as the arts or health professions. The classification allows for quick comparisons between institutions within and across categories.

Carnegie Classification

uniRank provides below the official Lincoln Memorial University's Carnegie classification.

Basic Classification Doctoral/Professional Universities
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority graduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Research Doctoral: Professional-dominant

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Lincoln Memorial University's main facilities:

Lincoln Memorial University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Lincoln Memorial University's Library

Lincoln Memorial University's library has 4 branches. The library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium, etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2021 the library reported 88,929 physical volumes, 8,429 physical media, 90,959 digital/electronic media and 274 licensed digital/electronic databases. The library is managed by a total number of 22 full-time employees, including 16 librarians. Lincoln Memorial University's library has a total library expenditure greater than $100,000 per year. Source: IPDES.

Lincoln Memorial University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

The housing capacity for the 2022-2023 academic year was approximately 1,145. Information on LMU's housing options can be found here https://www.lmunet.edu/housing-and-residence-life/index

Lincoln Memorial University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

Lincoln Memorial University provides a variety of sport activities and facilities. For detailed information on LMU Athletics, please visit https://lmurailsplitters.com/

LMU offers the following sports:

Men's Sports:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Women's Sports:

  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Lincoln Memorial University's main services:

Lincoln Memorial University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Lincoln Memorial University financial aids include:

Undergraduate Student Financial Services:

General Eligibility Requirements:

Students must meet general eligibility requirements to apply for financial aid at LMU.

Scholarships & Grants:

LMU offers various scholarships and grants to undergraduate students.

LMU Academic Excellence Awards:

  • $14,000 for a GPA of 3.96 or higher
  • $13,000 for a GPA of 3.78 or higher
  • $12,000 for a GPA of 3.63 or higher
  • $10,000 for a GPA of 3.29 or higher

Cornerstone Scholarship of $8,000 is available for students with a high school GPA of 3.0.

Transfer Awards:

  • $9,000 for a GPA of 3.3 or higher
  • $8,000 for a GPA of 3.0-3.29
  • $6,000 for a GPA of 2.5-2.99
  • $4,000 for a GPA of 2.0-2.49

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society members can receive half-tuition awards with a 3.0 GPA and eligibility criteria.

FAFSA is required for Academic Excellence Awards, and students must enroll at least half-time.

All Academic Excellence Awards are renewable for three additional years with a cumulative 2.0 GPA.

Recipients are expected to participate in student life and community service.

Other Institutional Scholarships & Grants:

LMU offers other scholarships and grants, including the Lincoln Grant, Legacy Scholarship, LMU Kentucky Award, Diversity Grant, and Athletic Awards.

Federal Programs:

LMU participates in federal programs, including Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG), and Federal Work-Study.

Tennessee State Programs:

LMU students in Tennessee can apply for state programs like the Tennessee Student Assistance Award (TSAA), Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship (Hope Scholarship), Aspire Award, General Assembly Merit Scholarship (GAMS), Tennessee Promise, and Tennessee Reconnect Grant.

Kentucky State Programs:

Kentucky residents attending LMU may be eligible for state scholarships and grants, including the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES), Kentucky Tuition Grant (KTG), College Access Program (CAP) Grant, and LMU KY Award.

Florida State Programs:

Students at LMU's Tampa, FL campus may be eligible for Florida state financial assistance programs.

Tuition Exchange:

LMU participates in the Tuition Exchange Scholarship Program.

Graduate & Professional Student Financial Services:

General Eligibility Requirements:

Graduate and professional students must meet general eligibility requirements for financial aid.

Loan Programs:

LMU offers Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans and Federal Direct Grad PLUS Loans for graduate and professional students. Alternative student loans are also available.

Institutional Scholarships:

LMU provides annual and endowed scholarships for graduate students.

Duncan School of Law Scholarships:

LMU Law offers merit-based scholarships for law students.

LMU-CVM Veterinary Scholarships:

LMU offers scholarships for veterinary students.

Financial Aid information can be found at this link: https://www.lmunet.edu/student-financial-services/index.

Lincoln Memorial University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Lincoln Memorial University provides study abroad opportunities. More information about these opportunities is available at the following link: https://www.lmunet.edu/international-programs/study-abroad.

Lincoln Memorial University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Lincoln Memorial University offers a diverse range of fully online programs at both undergraduate and graduate levels. These programs are administered through LMU's utilization of Canvas as its learning management system. For further information on LMU's distance education policies, individuals can refer to the following URL: https://www.lmunet.edu/academics/policies.

Some of the programs available via distance learning include:

  • Master of Business Administration in Business Analytics
  • Master of Education in Instructional Practice
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Educational Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction
  • Master of Business Administration in Digital Marketing
  • Educational Specialist in Educational Leadership
  • Doctor of Medical Science in Clinical Medicine
  • Master of Science in Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner)
  • Master of Business Administration in General Business
  • Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration
  • Educational Specialist in Instructional Leadership
  • Master of Education in Instructional Leadership
  • Doctor of Business Administration in Management
  • Doctor of Business Administration in Marketing
  • Master of Science in Nursing (Nurse Administration)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Science in Nursing (Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)
  • Master of Science in Psychology
  • Master of Business Administration in Sport Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Strategic Management
  • Master of Veterinary Clinical Care
  • Master of Veterinary Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Medical Technology
  • Master of Science in Business Analytics

Lincoln Memorial University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Lincoln Memorial University's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


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Lincoln Memorial University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Lincoln Memorial University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Lincoln Memorial University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN)
  • Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • American Osteopathic Association-Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (AOA-COCA)
  • American Veterinary Medical Association - Council on Veterinary Technology Education and Activities (AVMA-CVTEA)
  • American Veterinary Medical Association - Council on Education (AVMA-COE)
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
  • Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA-NAEP)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Lincoln Memorial University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • 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 Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

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Twitter X (Twitter)

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YouTube YouTube

Lincoln Memorial University's YouTube channel Lincoln Memorial University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Lincoln Memorial University's Instagram page Lincoln Memorial University's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Lincoln Memorial University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok

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