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Lipscomb University

Nashville, TN

Lipscomb University

Overview

Lipscomb University is a University institution located in Nashville, TN, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address One University Park Drive
Nashville, TN  37204-3951
United States
Contact Mr. Johnathan Akin
Assistant Vice President of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: admissions@lipscomb.edu
Phone: 615-966-6150
Fax: 615-966-1804

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,638
Applied
2,165
Accepted
2,938
Enrolled
60%
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Female Admissions

2,355
Females Applied
1,402
Females Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,283
Males Applied
763
Males Accepted
59%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.71
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
One recommendation
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 540 660
SAT Math 520 660
ACT Composite 25 22 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

30,860
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Fees

2,564
Full-time student fees
13,280
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

29,133
Avg. Financial Aid Package
24,862
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
11,492
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,459
Avg. Loan Aid
17,045
Avg. Grant Aid
25,903
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
62%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
26%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,938
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
36%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.56%
Black or African American 6.77%
White or Caucasian 74.85%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 2.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.14%
Two or more races 3.27%
Other 0.92%

Gender

Male (38.77%)
Female (61.23%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 47%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Singarama (annual spring student talent show), Annual Service Day (students, faculty, and staff) and Paint the Herd

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Sigma Pi Beta, business fraternities, Multicultural Association, Alpha Phi Chi men's service club and Pi Kappa Sigma women's service club

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
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Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
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Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Cheerleading No No Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
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Ice Hockey No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Faculty

587
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 231
Part-time - 356
Male - 287
Female - 52
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