|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||Churches of Christ|
|Students with disability||5%|
|Student to faculty ratio||12:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,540 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Lipscomb University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,464 applications and 2,108 students were granted admission. Lipscomb University is at the #59 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 91% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 22% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||990 to 1268|
|ACT||22 to 28|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Lipscomb University's tuition was $27,472 for all students regardless of residency (2.5% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Lipscomb University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 22% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,472 (which is 1.6% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Lipscomb University in 2016-2017, was 295, which is 45% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,690 (which is 3.5% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Lipscomb University has enrolled a total of 4,632 students (3,527 students full-time and 1,105 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,632 students, 222 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 37% men and 63% women and 2,986 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,646 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 140 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 10%
Two or more races: 2%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Lipscomb University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||16%||420|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||8%||218||178|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||2%||60|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||2%||56|
|English Language And Literature/letters||2%||44|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||1%||27|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Lipscomb University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Lipscomb University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $34,200. Last year, out of the total 640 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 602 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 755 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 672 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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