Lipscomb University

country rank  559
world rank  1529

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University Overview

Founded in 1891, Lipscomb University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Nashville (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Tennessee. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Lipscomb University (LU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Restorationist religion. Lipscomb University (LU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 127 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. LU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym LU
Founded 1891
Motto The Truth Shall Make You Free. (John 8:32)
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address One University Park Drive
Nashville (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
37204-3951 Tennessee
United States
T +1 (615) 966 1000
F +1 (615) 966 1798

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 3901 Granny White Pike
Nashville 37204-3951
+1 (615) 9661776
877 5824766

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Restorationist Christian-Restorationist Church of Christ - www.church-of-christ.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Lipscomb University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)

Affiliations

  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018