One University Park Dr, NashvilleTN 37204-3951 615-966-1776
About Lipscomb University
  • Year of Foundation 1891
  • Size of Campus 65 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Church of Christ
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,297
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 57%, 43%, 35%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 15,986
  • Room and Board $7,070
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 25
  • Enrollment No. 2,319
Lipscomb University delivers a complete education characterized by a distinctive integration of Christian faith and practice with academic excellence. This complete education, which includes liberal arts studies and professional preparation, does not suggest a finished education. Rather, it reflects Lipscomb’s commitment to the comprehensive development of each student spiritually, intellectually, socially, and physically to prepare graduates for life and eternity. Lipscomb University seeks to be a nationally-recognized, premier Christian university.
Social Life And Activities
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Pi Kappa Sigma, Alph Phi Chi, Circle K, Sigma Pi Beta, SIPJ
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi National Honor Society, Delta Mu Delta, Accounting Honor Society, Phi Alpha Theta, Sigma Tau Delta/Mu Zeta
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 12%
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Multicultural Association
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, dress/hair code, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frats 7
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Singarama (annual spring student talent show), Annual Service Day (majority students, faculty and staff serve the community), Convocation (induction of freshman class into alumni association), Multicultural Service Day in conjunction with MLK Day, Internat
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 6
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Number of students in fraternities 7
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 8%
  • Distance to nearest bus Nashville (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Nashville (10)
  • Distance to nearest train Fulton, KY (122)
Student Housing
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 80%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 83%
  • Number of students using college housing 54%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 3%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 1%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (59%), men's dorms (41%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 5
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 13%
Campus Services
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 44,234
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 3,750
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 112
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 742
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 146
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 18,500
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 57
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Bailey Collection of Hymnology, Restoration Collection, Batsell Barrett Baxter Archives, David Lipscomb, family archives and university archives, Geneva Bible, Alexander Campbell microfilm collection, Archives of the Churches of Christ in Tennessee, Herald
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 252,765
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Longview-Center for Spiritual Renewal, Shamblin Dinner Theater, Doris and Axel Swang Chapel, Bill and Dot Mullican TV Studio, McCaleb Mission Center
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 882
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 15
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 31%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs National Healthcare Corporation; Deloitte & Touche; Ernst & Young; KPMG; Caterpillar; SunTrust; T Mobile; Verizon; Nashville Metropolitan Public Schools; Williamson County Public Schools; AIM Healthcare; State of Tennessee; Centerstone; Thomas Nelson Publ
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Tennessee State University)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Vanderbilt University)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,080
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis