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 Lipscomb University

Lipscomb University - Nashville, TN

One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951

General information:(615)966-1000
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Type:4-Year,Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:City: Large
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:4,010(2,675 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:13 to 1
Admissions
Apply Online
Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Religious Affiliation
74
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $20,490 $22,000 $23,494 -6%
Out-of-state $20,490 $22,000 $23,494 -6%
Books and supplies $1,250 $1,500 $1,500 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $8,090 $8,570 $9,010 -5%
Other $2,500 $2,500 $2,500 0%
Off Campus
Room and board $7,500 $9,000 $9,500 -6%
Other $2,250 $2,250 $2,500 -11%
Off Campus with Family
Other $2,500 $2,500 $2,500 0%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $32,330 $34,570 $36,504 -6%
Off Campus $31,490 $34,750 $36,994 -6%
Off Campus with Family $24,240 $26,000 $27,494 -4%
Out-of-state
On Campus $32,330 $34,570 $36,504 -6%
Off Campus $31,490 $34,750 $36,994 -6%
Off Campus with Family $24,240 $26,000 $27,494 -4%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $21,896
In-state fees $1,598
Out-of-state tuition $21,896
Out-of-state fees $1,598
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $16,768
In-state fee $0
Out-of-state tuition $16,768
Out-of-state fees $0
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 667 100% --
Grant or scholarship aid 666 100% $8,755,378 $13,146
Federal grants 228 34% $1,161,924 $5,096
Pell grants 228 34% $956,799 $4,196
Other federal grants 220 33% $205,125 $932
State/local government grant or scholarships 390 58% $1,704,727 $4,371
Institutional grants or scholarships 663 99% $5,888,727 $8,882
Student loan aid 392 59% $3,044,255 $7,766
Federal student loans 392 59% $2,692,320 $6,868
Other student loans 32 5% $351,935 $10,998
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 2,341 89% $29,195,471 $12,471
Pell grants 790 30% $3,085,523 $3,906
Federal student loans 1,533 58% $17,854,102 $11,647

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$30,001 - $48,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 4,010
Undergraduate enrollment 2,675
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 155
Graduate enrollment 1,335
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$50

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$50

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,430 1,302 2,128
Percent admitted 51% 49% 52%
Percent admitted who enrolled 49% 21% 17%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 151 24%
ACT 569 90%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 480 603
SAT Math 490 610
SAT Writing . .
ACT Composite 22 28
ACT English 22 31
ACT Math 21 27
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 78 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division I-AAAMenWomen
All Track Combined 99108
Baseball 36-
Basketball 1616
Golf 108
Soccer 3323
Softball -15
Tennis 97
Volleyball -14

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges01/01/1954 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Didactic Program in Dietetics

12/01/1975 Accredited
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs

06/20/2012 Accredited
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs

06/22/2008 - 06/20/2012Pre-Accredited
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools

Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology

02/01/2011 Accredited
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools

Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology

01/01/2009 - 02/01/2011Pre-Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation

Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1993 Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

09/01/1966 Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program

02/26/2009 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations00 0
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 000
Liquor law violations 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 261729
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 675
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate7.2%
Number in default51
Number in repayment705

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00348600

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Postbaccalaureate certificate Master's degree
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
American/United States Studies/Civilization2--
Category total2--
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biochemistry9--
Biology/Biological Sciences, General0--
Biophysics1--
Environmental Biology1--
Molecular Biology4--
Category total45--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting000
Business Administration and Management, General0-0
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other--0
Business/Commerce, General--7
Business/Managerial Economics0--
Fashion Merchandising0--
Finance, General4-0
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General3--
Information Resources Management0--
International Business/Trade/Commerce1--
Management Information Systems, General0--
Marketing/Marketing Management, General0--
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management--0
Category total108092
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Journalism1--
Mass Communication/Media Studies2--
Organizational Communication, General8--
Public Relations/Image Management3--
Radio and Television3--
Category total17--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Science0--
Information Technology1--
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design1--
Category total3--
Education Colleges
Art Teacher Education1--
Biology Teacher Education2--
Chemistry Teacher Education0--
Computer Teacher Education--5
Curriculum and Instruction--69
Educational Leadership and Administration, General--29
Elementary Education and Teaching34--
English/Language Arts Teacher Education1--
French Language Teacher Education0--
German Language Teacher Education0--
History Teacher Education7--
Mathematics Teacher Education6-5
Music Teacher Education2--
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching2--
Physics Teacher Education1--
Spanish Language Teacher Education1--
Special Education and Teaching, General--1
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor--21
Category total57-130
Engineering Colleges
Civil Engineering, General0--
Computer Engineering, General0--
Electrical and Electronics Engineering6--
Engineering Mechanics0--
Engineering Science0--
Mechanical Engineering8--
Category total14--
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General0--
Rhetoric and Composition0--
Category total24--
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Apparel and Textiles, General0--
Family Systems7--
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General0--
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management0--
Category total7--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
French Language and Literature0--
German Language and Literature0--
Spanish Language and Literature0--
Category total7--
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Dietetics/Dietitian86-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management--0
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other0--
Pre-Dentistry Studies0--
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies0--
Pre-Nursing Studies1--
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies0--
Pre-Optometry Studies0--
Pre-Pharmacy Studies5--
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies0--
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse32--
Category total46610
History Colleges
History, General0--
Category total6--
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Legal Studies, General0--
Category total11--
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
General Studies2--
Category total2--
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Applied Mathematics, General1--
Mathematics, General0--
Category total7--
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other--8
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution-414
Sustainability Studies2--
Category total2422
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Environmental Science1--
Environmental Studies1--
Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other-83
Category total2815
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Kinesiology and Exercise Science0--
Category total23--
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Philosophy0--
Category total0--
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General3--
Physics, General1--
Category total4--
Psychology Colleges
Counseling Psychology-122
Psychology, General0-12
Category total28134
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Public Administration0--
Social Work11--
Category total11--
Social Sciences Colleges
Political Science and Government, General0--
Urban Studies/Affairs0--
Category total9--
Theology and Religious Vocations Colleges
Bible/Biblical Studies0-1
Divinity/Ministry--6
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology1--
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other0--
Pastoral Studies/Counseling0--
Theology/Theological Studies--6
Youth Ministry0--
Category total14-13
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Commercial and Advertising Art0--
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General0--
Fine/Studio Arts, General0--
Graphic Design1--
Keyboard Instruments0--
Music Performance, General0--
Music Theory and Composition1--
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology1--
Voice and Opera1--
Category total14--
Grand total8193