#5 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

Lipscomb University

Nashville, Tennessee

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Student Population
Lipscomb University overview
Location Nashville, Tennessee
Online lipscomb.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Churches of Christ
Lipscomb University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Nashville, Tennessee, Lipscomb University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Churches of Christ faith. In the most recent statistical year 3,481 prospective students applied, and 2,197 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 613 enrolled in the school.  4,211 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 409 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $30,860 plus fees of $2,564. Lipscomb is ranked 221 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Lipscomb is rated within the top 32% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Lipscomb University overview
SAT 1080/1290
ACT 23/29
GPA 3.56
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Lipscomb University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$2,564
Room and Board $13,280
Budget for Other Expenses$3,250
Total One Year Cost$51,454

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$46,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
63% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Lipscomb University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 23%
Education 12%
Health Professions 10%
Biology 10%
Psychology 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219976 IPEDS survey data for Lipscomb University.

Current students may use the Lipscomb University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.