B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    C-
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    C-
  9. Dorms
    A
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    C
  12. Safety
    A+
Lincoln Memorial University is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
South Atlantic Conference
Address
6965 Cumberland Gap Pkwy
Harrogate, TN 37752
Website
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Lincoln Memorial University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
50%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
890-1110
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$16,276/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $8,502/ year
  • $30-48k
    $15,935/ year
  • $49-75k
    $16,352/ year
  • $76-110k
    $16,681/ year
  • $110k+
    $18,752/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.26 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.24 responses
42%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.24 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,189Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
14%
Pell Grant
51%
Varsity Athletes
25%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 13 responses
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  • Approachable
    38%
  • Hard working
    38%
  • Fun loving
    15%
  • Snobbish
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
70%
Poll
58%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.33 responses
Poll
42%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.33 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 16 responses
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  • Awsome!!
    38%
  • Challenging in all the right ways
    38%
  • A place to learn and grow
    19%
  • Nightmare!
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
64%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
74%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.19 responses
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Even though it is stuck in what seems like the middle of nowhere, the campus offers everything you need to have a great university life. Not only is the campus absolutely beautiful, but there is access to anything you need. For example, free food nights, free gym membership, free tutoring, and a lot more. There seems to be always something planned, but it's never too crowded here. We are a small enough school to where you're friends with everyone!
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LMU was my first college choice. I really like the campus size. It's large (area wise) but most of my classes are within easy walking distance. I drive to my classes usually just because I'm too lazy to walk. The faculty and staff are always friendly and open to talking to you during or after office hours (use the office hours). The dorms are really nice. I haven't been in the traditional style but people say they're nice as well. I live in the village (apartment style) and they are really nice and all buildings on campus have really fast wifi. LMU is a very safe campus. They have fully armed police officers and security guards available 24/7 365 days a year. They can be seen patrolling campus often. There are also immediate police contact boxes on every floor of the dorms. They will even transport you to and from your destination if you feel uncomfortable. The professors are good for the most part and I really like my classes. You should really consider LMU!
I am a freshman pre vet student at LMU. The campus is beautiful, safe, and small. The lab facilities are brand new and the math and science building is amazing. The professors I've had so far are great and really care about the students. The only issues I've experienced are the shuttles and the food. The shuttles are inconsistent and some times don't run at all. The food is hit or miss. Some foods are really good, but others aren't.(Most of the meat is really tough and/or dry.) At least there's always pizza and a salad bar, right? Over all, LMU feels like home and is like a family. I just wish the shuttle schedule and the food would improve.