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Lipscomb University

Nashville, TN

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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

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Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Architecture And Related Services, Other Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Disability Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biophysics Checkmark
Computational Biology Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations, Other Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Entrepreneurial And Small Business Operations, Other Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
Information Resources Management Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark
Journalism, Other Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication, Other Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Systems Security/auditing/information Assurance Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Informatics Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Modeling, Virtual Environments And Simulation Checkmark
Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
German Language Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Physics Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
General Literature Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Writing, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
Family Systems Checkmark
Foodservice Systems Administration/management Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Art Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
Health/medical Preparatory Programs, Other Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Pre-nursing Studies Checkmark
Pre-occupational Therapy Studies Checkmark
Pre-optometry Studies Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Pre-physical Therapy Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
American History (united States) Checkmark
European History Checkmark
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Gerontology Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Sustainability Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources Conservation And Research, Other Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Administration Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Bible/biblical Studies Checkmark
Missions/missionary Studies Checkmark
Pastoral Counseling And Specialized Ministries, Other Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations, Other Checkmark
Youth Ministry Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Digital Arts Checkmark
Directing And Theatrical Production Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Dramatic/theatre Arts And Stagecraft, Other Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Fine And Studio Arts Management Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Music, Other Checkmark
Musical Theatre Checkmark
Technical Theatre/theatre Design And Technology Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,481
Applied
2,197
Accepted
2,859
Enrolled
63%
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Female Admissions

2,277
Females Applied
1,406
Females Accepted
62%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,204
Males Applied
791
Males Accepted
66%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.72
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements

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

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 550 650
SAT Math 530 640
ACT Composite 23 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

32,080
Private
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Fees

2,664
Full-time student fees
13,804
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

30,420
Avg. Financial Aid Package
27,488
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
12,781
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,345
Avg. Loan Aid
18,668
Avg. Grant Aid
26,557
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
61%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
36%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,859
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
36%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.49%
Black or African American 7.32%
White or Caucasian 73.54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.21%
Asian 3.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.14%
Two or more races 2.89%
Other 1.79%

Gender

Male (39.7%)
Female (60.3%)

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 55%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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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

Legal services Checkmark
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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
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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

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

Faculty

608
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 235
Part-time - 373
Male - 311
Female - 59
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