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Preparing you for a lifetime of success

A welcoming Christian university that focuses on your future

Your studies

Founded in 1891, Lipscomb is a private Christian university that’s proud to be different. Here, you’ll be nurtured spiritually and professionally, as well as academically. Throughout your education, Lipscomb helps you find a clear sense of purpose, and lay the foundations for ongoing success.

At this top 200 national university (US News & World Report 2018), you’ll benefit from a rigorous approach to teaching and learning. Degree programs go beyond what most universities offer, with a wider choice of nationally ranked and highly respected programs.

Your education will be enhanced by dedicated faculty, state-of-the-art facilities and leading technology. For example, Lipscomb’s College of Pharmacy is the first in America to include IBM Watson Analytics in its curriculum.

Life on campus

Lipscomb’s friendly and inclusive community sets it apart. You’ll live, study and worship within a community that represents 35 religious preferences, 50 countries and almost every U.S. state. Sports are a big part of Lipscomb life, and there are more than 50 student clubs and organizations you can join.
The University is located in Nashville, Tennessee. A world hub for music, Nashville’s famous music venues attract millions of people each year. During your free time, you can make the most of the city’s quirky coffee houses, unique shops and great entertainment scene.
Undergraduate majors


Graduate programs


Academic entry requirements

2.5 GPA

English Language requirements


Graduate admissions tests


Most popular majors Business, Management & Marketing
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Institution type



#1 Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies Colleges in Tennessee for 2018 ( 

#181 National University in the USA - US News & World Report 2018

#11 Best Health Care Informatics degree in America - 2017

#103 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs - US News & World Report 2018

A Best Value Private University - Kiplinger Personal Finance 2017

#2 Accounting Program in America - Christian Universities Online 2017

#2 Best Christian Colleges and Universities in the South - Christian Universities Online 2018

Top 50 marketing program - College Choice 2017

Specialized accreditations

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB member)

Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET

Average class size


Student-to-faculty ratio


Student population

2,987 undergraduate students

1,655 graduate students

International student population


Countries represented



Nashville, Tennessee

Campus setting

Large city (state capital)

Number of alumni


Campus size

66 acres

Nearest big city


Student clubs and organizations

More than 50


Social life

There’s so much to get involved in at Lipscomb, and everyone goes out of their way to make you feel welcome. The Student Activity Center (SAC) is central to campus life. There are more than 50 student organizations to join, as well as fitness classes, sports teams and off-campus activities. Varsity teams compete in NCAA Division I, and the whole community regularly get together to cheer on their fellow ‘Bisons.’

Home life

You’ll live with other Lipscomb students in one of seven dormitory-style accommodation buildings. There’s a great communal atmosphere on campus, and you’ll be well looked after by residential hall directors and other caring staff. Lipscomb offers all-female and all-male residence halls.

Set in 66 acres of green space, Lipscomb’s beautiful campus has everything you need on hand, from historical buildings and social areas, to everyday amenities and study facilities.


Campus is located in the Green Hills area of Nashville, Tennessee. The home of country music, Nashville has famous attractions like Grand Old Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame. Close to campus, Downtown Nashville has great coffee houses and shops. Tennessee is also known for its great food and warm Southern Hospitality.

A major center for higher education, health care, publishing, banking and Fortune 500 companies, Nashville is an ideal place to grow your network, find an internship or gain work experience.

Find our more about Lipscomb student life.

Degree programs
Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate Direct Entry (per year)
  • $16,040 (per semester)


  • Single occupancy: $4,998
  • Double occupancy:$3,760

Meal plan:

  •  $2,676


  • US university fees are given in United States Dollars (USD). Canadian university fees are given in Canadian Dollars (CAD).
  • Prices are estimated and subject to change without notice.
  • For details on all University fees and approximate costs of getting a North American degree, please contact a Student Enrolment Advisor.

Application Deadlines: 

Spring 2020

Next start dates

Fall semester 2020


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