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Lipscomb University

Nashville, Tennessee
Bison Square credit: EVula
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
2,656 Undergraduates
61% Admissions Rate
City: Large
Mostly Women
Private
Region: South
Division 1
Size: Small
Doctoral
Lipscomb University
One University Park Drive
Nashville, Tennessee
37204-3951
(615) 966-1000
www.lipscomb.edu

Lipscomb University, a private Christian university located in Nashville, Tennessee, is one of the top 200 institutions of higher education in the United States. James A. Harding and David Lipscomb established the school in 1891, and it was originally called Nashville Bible School. It was renamed Lipscomb University in 2005. Today, the school sits on 83 acres of land in a suburban setting, and is still affiliated with the Churches of Christ. It’s motto is "The Truth Shall Make You Free" from John 8:32. Notable alumni include Minister David A. Sampson, Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives Beth Harwell, animator Jim Jinkins, singer Pat Boone, long distance runner Kayla Montgomery, singer-songwriter Kelsea Ballerini and baseball player Rex Brothers. The school’s colors are purple and gold, its mascot is LU the Bison and its teams are nicknamed the Bisons. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division I – ASC, and the school has 15 varsity teams. Varsity sports offered by Lipscomb University include men’s golf, baseball, basketball, cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field, tennis and soccer, and women’s cross country, basketball, softball, tennis, soccer and indoor and outdoor track and field.

Location

Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee. The city is the county seat of Davidson County and is located on the Cumberland River. The city's population ranks 24th in the U.S. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

70

restaurants score

Students
39%

Men

61%

Women

23

Average Age of Entering Students

84%

Live On Campus

171

New Transfer Students

Admissions
61%

Acceptance Rate

30%

Enrollment Yield

990-1268

SAT Range

3,464

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$23,426

Typical Cost

$30,932

Average Tuition

98%

Recieve Financial Aid

91%

Have Loans

$12,500

Median Debt

Academics
12.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Psychology

Top Major

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, more than 50 to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, 13 fraternities and sororities on campus

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Basketball Conference:

Atlantic Sun Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Atlantic Sun Conference

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

Social
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