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Undergraduate Studies

The difference at Lipscomb is our purpose.

While our academics and research are on par with some of the most prestigious schools in the country, we know deep knowledge is only transformative when combined with deep ethics and integrity. We believe we are all called to purposeful lives that make a tangible and significant difference in the world, and that starts with a rigorous education and faith-focused perspective that is set on the future. We will prepare you to confidently pursue the work and calling of your heart, giving you the practical tools and skills necessary to lead others and bring about change with innovation and compassion.

As a student at Lipscomb, you will find clear purpose in a community where faith is foundational and service is second nature.

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Students learn in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Acquire Knowledge for Your Next

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Discover your calling.

Determine which academic path best matches your passion. At Lipscomb, we help you find and cultivate your unique gifts so you can confidently pursue your next. Explore our wide variety of program offerings.

Undergraduate Programs
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Become an honors student.

Interested in shaping your future for leadership? Lipscomb’s Honors College allows you to enhance and enrich your traditional undergraduate experience with tailored, challenging courses among a cohort of talented, like-minded students.

Honors College
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Move the world further.

Participate in challenging and rewarding academic research alongside dedicated and intentional faculty. You’ll gain hands-on knowledge, contribute to your field of study, and of course add to your resume!

Academic Research
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LIGHT Program

Lipscomb’s LIGHT program prepares students to engage collaboratively with different cultures, communities and institutional structures across the world. Through a globally-focused curriculum, you will not only increase your understanding of cultural practices but also develop your respect and appreciation for all peoples as you respond to the call to love our neighbors, near and far.

LIGHT Program
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SALT Program

Service is a key part of our curriculum at Lipscomb. You will have the opportunity to become a Service and Learning Together (SALT) Scholar as you participate in service-learning activities throughout your undergraduate career.

SALT Program
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General Education

At the heart of Lipscomb is our commitment to prepare students for lives of purpose with a foundation of faith, knowledge and service. Our general education core curriculum provides you with a structure for academic exploration of these areas in a Christian context. Through these core courses, we’ll prepare you to think critically, cultivate curiosity and lead confidently.

General Education
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Study & Grow Alongside Others

Life at Lipscomb

We don’t just care about your test scores; at Lipscomb, we value all of who you are and who you are becoming. Learn more about the opportunities you’ll have for spiritual and personal growth.

Student Life

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Study Abroad

Broaden your perspective and understand more about different cultures. By studying abroad, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in another part of the world, learn from other worldviews, and grow internally in the process.

Global Learning
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LIFE Program

Participate in one of the most unique experiences offered to students, Lipscomb’s Initiative for Education program, which consists of a liberal arts course taken alongside residents of the Tennessee Prison for Women.

LIFE Program

Learn Your Unique Way

Additional Learning Opportunities

We offer students flexibility between semesters to ensure you make progress toward your academic goals and requirements. Our summer and wintermester programs provide you with the chance to lighten your load, take an international travel course, or meet prerequisites for future courses.

Summer Wintermester

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IDEAL Program

For students with documented developmental or intellectual disabilities, Lipscomb’s IDEAL certificate program provides you with opportunities for growth and independence.

IDEAL Program
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EAP Program

If English is your second language, Lipscomb’s English for Academic Purposes program will prepare you for all communications and coursework needed at the university level.

EAP Program