150
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Lipscomb University / Department of Psychology, Counseling, and Family Science is located in Nashville, TN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Clinical mental health counseling
(Certificate) Counseling psychology
Master of Marriage and Family Therapy (MMFT) Marriage and family therapy
Master of Science (MS) Psychology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 68
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required for some
Practicum, internship, capstone

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

144
Applied
63
Accepted
42
Enrolled
44%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Resume, 3 reference letters, transcripts, goals statement
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

150
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.33%
Black or African American 14.67%
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.67%
Asian 0.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2%
Unknown 1.33%

Gender

Male (20%)
Female (79%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time (10)
Part-time (10)
Male (13)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cognitive psychology, neuroscience, health psychology, grief issues
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One University Park Drive
Nashville, TN  37204-3951
United States
Contact Dr. Shanna Ray
Director/Professor of Psychology
Email: shanna.ray@lipscomb.edu
Phone: 615-966-5833