Lipscomb University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Lipscomb University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,680 students enrolled. This college was established in 1891 and is one of the 30 colleges and schools located in Nashville, Tennessee.

Lipscomb University is affiliated with Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
133
Good
Lipscomb University will give you the opportunity to obtain an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Lipscomb University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 133 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, Psychology, Business, and Pharmacy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
84%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Lipscomb University student retention rate is high at 84% (well above Tennessee average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Lipscomb University is average: 65%.

Student to faculty ratio at Lipscomb University is pretty good: 12:1. Learn more information about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$28,700
High
Average tuition charges are very high - about $26,500 per academic year. The additional fees at Lipscomb University (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $2,200; which totals $28,700 per year.

Read the details about Lipscomb University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
61%
Doable
According to recent data, 3,311 applications were submitted and 2,012 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Lipscomb University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,200
Medium
Lipscomb University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Lipscomb University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B-
Dicey
Lipscomb University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,600 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable, roughly $6,200 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Lipscomb University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Lipscomb University seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Lipscomb University Location and Maps



Post Address: Lipscomb University, One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951, USA
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