705 Lambuth Boulevard Jackson, TN 38301-5296 731-425-3223
http://www.lambuth.edu admit@lambuth.edu
About Lambuth University
  • Year of Foundation 1843
  • Size of Campus 50 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation United Methodist
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 805
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 47%, 53%, 21%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $17,000
  • Room and Board $7,160
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 25
  • Enrollment No. 765
Lambuth University was a liberal arts university located in Jackson, Tennessee. It was supported by the Memphis Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. Lambuth's athletic teams participated in the NAIA's TranSouth and Mid-South Conferences. The university began as the Memphis Conference Female Institute in 1843 and was later renamed in honor of Walter Russell Lambuth (1854–1921), a Methodist missionary who traveled globally during his lifetime.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of frat chapter houses 3
  • Other on-campus organizations 3%
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Psi Omega, Gamma Beta Phi, Omicron Phi Tau, Order of Omega, Phi Alpha Theta, and Psi Chi
  • Percent students who are frat members 11%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, International Students Association, Alpha Kappa Alpha (African-American sorority)
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 15%
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, hazing prohibited, other
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming, Lambuthpalooza, Spring Fling week, All-Sing, coffee nights, movie-on-the-green film series, bowling nights, family weekend, theatre productions, concerts, sports events, faculty forum, symposia, lectures, Lunch With the Pros, winter formal
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Omega for Christian men, Phi Sigma Eta for Christian women, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Religious Life Council, Pre-Ministerial Organization, Companions in Christ, Centering Prayer Group, Discipleship/Accountabi
  • Number of sororities 4
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Memphis, TN (90), Nashville, TN (130)
  • Distance to nearest train Memphis, TN (95)
  • Distance to nearest bus Jackson, TN (4)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 3%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (14%), women's dorms (30%), men's dorms (36%), sorority housing (2%), fraternity housing (2%), apartment for single students (15%), special housing for disabled students (1%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 11
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 9%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 0%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 73%
  • Number of students using college housing 62%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 50%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 15%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
Campus Services
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Library Facilities United States Government Documents Depository; archives of the Memphis Conference of the United Methodist Church; Lambuth-B'nai Israel Center for Jewish Studies; Mario Maccaferri Guitar/Music Collection
  • Number Of Books in Library 272,435
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Museums Hamilton Performing Arts Center, M.D.Anderson Planetarium, Dunlap-Williams Log House Museum, School of Education curriculum lab, Wellness Center, Richard E. Womack Memorial Chapel, Athletic Center, Visual Arts Complex
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Subscriptions 139,999
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 14
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 500
  • Number Of Microforms 203,130
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 24
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,296
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, birth control, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 34
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 41,249
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years 39%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,712
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 12%
  • Employed Students after 1 year 27%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Jackson Madison County School System, Shelby County School System, Jackson-Madison County General Hospital, Lambuth University, AmSouth Bank, Bancorp South, General Cable, Sports Academy, Sonoco Products, Suncoast, Taylor & Associates, West TN Bone & Join
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 34%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City