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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
2,938
Undergraduate
Students
(61.2%) 1,799 Women
(38.8%) 1,139 Men
1,695
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
60% of 3,638 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.71
SAT Math
520-660 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
540-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$51,454
Tuition and Fees
$33,424
Room and Board
$13,280
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Freshman Award
$24,862
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$32,369
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
231
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
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
47% 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.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.1% Asian
7.0% Black/African-American
7.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.5% White
1.0% Unknown
International Students
3.4% from 44 countries
First-Year Students Returning
81.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
54.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
30.0%
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