Lipscomb U

Lipscomb University

1 University Park Dr, Nashville, United States
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  • Previously Enrolled
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Overview of Lipscomb University (Lipscomb U)

About this school

Lipscomb, founded in 1891, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 65-acre campus is located in a residential area of Nashville.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,987
    • Men:1,170 (39.2%)
    • Women:1,817 (60.8%)

Location

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Admission Information (Lipscomb U)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Lipscomb 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
2
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
2
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
October 1
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: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
One University Park Drive
City, State, Zip
Nashville, TN  37204-3951
Phone
(615) 966-1776
Fax
(615) 966-1804
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can 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
Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
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
60% of 3,581 applicants were admitted
Women
60% of 2,371 applicants were admitted
Men
61% of 1,210 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
852 (39%) of 2,164 admitted students enrolled
Women
513 (36%) of 1,430 admitted students enrolled
Men
339 (46%) of 734 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.57
375 And Above
40%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
9%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

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
25 average |22-28 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
17%
• Score 24 - 29
48%
• Score 18 - 23
34%
• Score 12 - 17
1%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Lipscomb U)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $32,144 (71.75640682203768%)
  • Room & Board: - $12,652 (28.243593177962317%)
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Lipscomb University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
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 003486
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
640 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
455 (71.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
455 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
95 (20.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$24,038
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 455 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $21,805
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 341 (74.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,742
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 452 (99.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
184 (28.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,815

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,626 (96.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,742 (66.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,740 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
386 (22.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$26,236
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,710 (98.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,054
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,342 (77.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,827
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,483 (85.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
794 (29.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,436

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
59%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$29,673
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
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Home Economics, Mathematics, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,320

Academics & Instruction (Lipscomb U)

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


213

Part-Time Faculty


348

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


32%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 27% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 31% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 23% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 5% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 51% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 28% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 21% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# 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
326,186

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
150
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


Lipscomb University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


79.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


46.4%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


57.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


59.2%

Programs & Majors (Lipscomb U)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (96)


  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Architecture and Related Services, Other
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art Therapy/Therapist
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Directing and Theatrical Production
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Family Systems
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Literature
  • General Studies
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Information Resources Management
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Information Technology
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Nursing Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Social Work
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Voice and Opera
  • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
  • Writing, General
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


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

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Education

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Fine Arts, Master of Theological Studies, Master of Marriage and Family Therapy, Master of Science, Master of Accountancy, Master of Divinity, Master of Management, Master of Business Administration, Master of Human Resources, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Christian Ministries

Master's Programs of Study (38)


  • Accounting
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Database Systems
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Engineering Management
  • English
  • English Education
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Film, Television, and Video Production
  • Finance and Banking
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Human Resources Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mathematics Education
  • Molecular Biology
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nutrition
  • Organizational Management
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Pharmacy
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • Software Engineering
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Sustainability Management
  • Sustainable Development
  • Theology

Campus Life (Lipscomb U)

Location & Geography

Population


624,496

Nearest Metropolitan Area


89 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
26.5 average low in January, 86.5 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
10 mile(s) from campus in Nashville
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Nashville
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


50% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


50%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bisons, Lady Bisons
School Colors
Purple and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, golf, racquetball, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Lipscomb University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, sigma pi beta, business fraternities, multicultural association, alpha phi chi men's service club, pi kappa sigma women's service club

Sororities


24% of women participate

Fraternities


23% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,723

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,987
Women
1,817
Men
1,170

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.2% Asian
  • 7.0% Black/African-American
  • 7.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 78.6% White
  • 1.1% Unknown

International Students


2.9% from 44 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


1,655

Student Resources (Lipscomb U)

Study resources