LMU

Lincoln Memorial University

6965 Cumberland Gap Pkwy, Harrogate, United States
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  • Textbook Notes
    0
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  • Currently Enrolled
    9
  • Previously Enrolled
    29

Overview of Lincoln Memorial University (LMU)

About this school

Lincoln Memorial, founded in 1897, is a private, liberal arts university. Its 1,000-acre campus is located in Harrogate, 50 miles north of Knoxville.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,919
    • Men:569 (29.7%)
    • Women:1,350 (70.3%)

Location

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Admission Information (LMU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Lincoln Memorial University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
1
2
History
1
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
City, State, Zip
Harrogate, TN  37752-1901
Phone
(423) 869-3611 x6280
Fax
(423) 869-6250
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
-
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Immunization records, financial aid application required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
61% of 1,676 applicants were admitted
Women
60% of 1,212 applicants were admitted
Men
64% of 464 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
419 (41%) of 1,029 admitted students enrolled
Women
276 (38%) of 731 admitted students enrolled
Men
143 (48%) of 298 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.47
375 And Above
27%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
10%
2.00 - 2.49
7%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |19-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid (LMU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $22,010 (62.15758260378424%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,000 (22.59248799774075%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,400 (3.9536853996046313%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,000 (11.296243998870375%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Lincoln Memorial University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003502
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
254 (94.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
228 (89.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
228 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
77 (33.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
87%
Average Award
$24,123
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 227 (99.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,547
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 153 (67.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,725
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 25 (11.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
16 (5.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,927

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,058 (93.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
946 (89.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
945 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
307 (32.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
83%
Average Award
$22,114
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 929 (98.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,876
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 649 (68.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,780
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 113 (12.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
77 (6.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,788

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
75%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$18,038
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (LMU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


180

Part-Time Faculty


163

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


39%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 53% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 29% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 14% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 2% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 33% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 36% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 12% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
475,025

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
121
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Lincoln Memorial University provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


73.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


37.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


43.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


46.0%

Programs & Majors (LMU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (42)


  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Parks and recreation

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (12)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • English Education
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Higher Education
  • Human Resources Development
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing--General
  • Psychiatric Nursing

Campus Life (LMU)

Location & Geography

Population


4,328

Nearest Metropolitan Area


1,000 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
24.3 average low in January, 82.2 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
80 mile(s) from campus in Knoxville
Nearest Bus Station
55 mile(s) from campus in Knoxville
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


37% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


63%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Little Abe
School Colors
Blue and gray

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Lincoln Memorial University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, enactus, pre-vet club, pre-med club, fishing club, earth club

Sororities


15% of women participate

Fraternities


5% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,356

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,919
Women
1,350
Men
569

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 1.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.0% Asian
  • 5.3% Black/African-American
  • 0.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 79.5% White
  • 8.0% Unknown

International Students


Not reported

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


2,851

Student Resources (LMU)

Study resources