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
    B
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    A
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    A-
  12. Safety
    A-
Lipscomb University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Restorationist
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Atlantic Sun Conference
Address
One University Park Drive
Nashville, TN 37204

Lipscomb 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
61%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
990-1268
ACT Range
22-28
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$23,426/ 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
    $18,665/ year
  • $30-48k
    $17,893/ year
  • $49-75k
    $24,984/ year
  • $76-110k
    $23,917/ year
  • $110k+
    $25,628/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
90%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.51 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.52 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.52 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,726Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
22%
Varsity Athletes
10%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 36 responses
Report
  • Friendly
    64%
  • Hypocrite
    11%
  • Live in a bubble
    11%
  • Preppy
    6%
  • Scholastic
    6%
  • Academic
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
84%
Poll
53%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.62 responses
Poll
55%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.66 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 33 responses
Report
  • Christian
    58%
  • A place to grow
    21%
  • Friendly
    15%
  • Community
    3%
  • Innovative
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
58%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.31 responses
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The environment is welcoming and the people are so friendly! At Lipscomb, you will feel like you're home. You will make many friendships that last a lifetime. I chose Lipscomb so I wouldn't be peer pressured into doing things that go against my morals. Lipscomb has always been my dream college and I'm so glad to be apart of the family. Go Bisons!
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I absolutely love Lipscomb University! It has small class sizes so that the professors are able to know your name and have a relationship with their students. All of the professors will go the extra mile in order to make concepts clearer. The student life is also great! The sense of community that you get at Lipscomb is something that I was searching for and definitely found. Lipscomb is a great school with a high emphasis on making sure that the students understand and learn the concepts in order to thrive in every day life during and after college.
Honestly, I hate paying for on-campus housing because it's so expensive! However, the dorm facilities seem adequate enough. I wish that off-campus housing had less restrictions on who can apply.