Lipscomb University

Address:
One University Park Drive, Nashville, TN 37204-3951
Phone:
615-966-1000
Website:
http://www.lipscomb.edu
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About Lipscomb University

Lipscomb University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within the education field. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,513
 Graduate900
 Total3,413
GenderFemale58%
 Male42%
Student Age% Under 2576%
 % 25 and Over24%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time86%
 % Part-time14%
Race/Ethnicity% White75.9%
 % Black7.4%
 % Asian2.1%
 % Latino2.1%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown10.4%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal2,694
 % Admitted60%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled41%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT24%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT90%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800610 / 800
 SAT Math500 / 800610 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite22 / 3628 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$25
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$21,790
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$21,790
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid97%
 % Undergraduates with Loans52%
 % Undergraduates with Grants97%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,500
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,570
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,000
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,500
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,250
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,500

Neighborhood Data for the Nashville Area

Median Age33.7
Median Household Income$46,141
Total Population595,132
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.5% 51.5%
 Age 0-950.9%49.1%
 Age 10-1751.1%48.9%
 Age 18-2448.5%51.5%
 Age 25-2948.8%51.2%
 Age 30-3950.5%49.5%
 40+47.4%52.6%
Race/Ethnicity% White62.5%
 % Black28.6%
 % Asian3.1%
 % Latino9.6%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.5%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,570
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,000
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$662
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50037.2%18.6%6.4%
 $500 to $74935.7%50.0%0.0%
 $750 to $99915.2%22.4%43.4%
 Over $100011.9%9.0%23.0%