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Lipscomb, founded in 1891, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 65-acre campus is located in a residential area of Nashville.

Website: www.lipscomb.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,859
Undergraduate
Students
(60.3%) 1,724 Women
(39.7%) 1,135 Men
1,736
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
63% of 3,481 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.72
SAT Math
530-640 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
550-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$54,048
Tuition and Fees
$34,744
Room and Board
$13,804
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Freshman Award
$27,488
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$31,116
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
235
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 31% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Nashville Population
624,496
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
55% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bisons, Lady Bisons
Sororities
24% of women participate
Fraternities
23% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.2% Asian
7.6% Black/African-American
7.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
76.2% White
1.9% Unknown
International Students
3.5%
First-Year Students Returning
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
57.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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