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Lipscomb University Admissions

Admissions

A faith foundation. Nationally ranked academics. Outstanding, accessible faculty. The dynamic cityscape of Nashville. At Lipscomb University, you'll experience exceptional opportunities.

And that’s just the beginning. We’ve been helping students find their path, set their pace and make an impact since 1891.

On our beautiful 113-acre campus, you’ll find yourself immersed in a creative and challenging academic environment. Our 4,600 students are working toward everything from earning bachelor’s degrees in accounting to becoming Doctors of Pharmacy. Experience the best of faith, knowledge, innovation and service within our close-knit community. 

No matter what kind of learner you are — first-time freshman or graduate student, military veteran or online student — you can find a place here. 
 

Lipscomb's firm foundation.

A thriving city.

Our campus doesn't stop at 113 acres. In fact, it extends throughout the world-class city of Nashville, and we get to draw from its limitless resources through our network of local leaders.

A lens of learning.

Our nationally ranked academic programs foster innovation and community. Collaborate with other passionate minds in a curriculum that emphasizes interdisciplinary engagement.

A life of service.

Grow spiritually as much as you grow intellectually. The type of education we offer instills a perspective of service as you apply your expertise with courage and kindness.

Choose Your Path

Freshman Admissions
Freshmen

Take the first step toward your future of living, learning and serving as a Bison by exploring our application and admission process. Test scores count, yes; but what counts more is who you are, where you’ve come from and where you want to go.

Freshmen
Transfer Admissions
Transfers

You’re not new to the college scene, but you probably still have some questions about what it takes to become a Bison. And no matter where you started, Lipscomb is committed to making it as easy as possible for you to get here and finish strong.

Transfers
International Admissions
International

Our student body has a diverse makeup, with 50 different countries represented. Add yours to our campus! We believe that diversity enriches the learning experience, which is why we intentionally reach out to the global community.

International
Graduate Admissions
Graduate

Set yourself apart by taking your learning to the next level. Lipscomb has a wide variety of graduate offerings, but all of our programs have one thing in common: once you’re finished, your degree will empower you to thrive professionally.

Graduate
Online Admissions
Online

Combine the value of a Lipscomb education with the opportunity to learn from around the globe by exploring our flexible online offerings. Earn your degree at a pace and schedule that works for you, without compromising academic quality.

Online
Military & Veterans Admissions
Military & Veterans

You chose to serve your country—now let us give back to you. Though Lipscomb’s participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program, eligible military veterans and their families can receive discounted or free tuition toward a degree.

Military & Veterans
Non-Traditional Admissions
Non-Traditional

Your situation and educational background are unique, and we want to make sure to point you in the right direction to get you started at Lipscomb. If you are an adult, second-degree, visiting or non-degree student, then this section is just for you.

Non-Traditional
Counselors & Parents Information
Counselors & Parents

Okay, so you’re not the one going off to school. But that doesn’t mean you don’t have just as much stake in the matter! Whether you’re a guidance counselor or guardian, your role is instrumental in getting your student to the right place.

Counselors & Parents
$12M

in scholarships awarded to the class of 2019

Affording a Lipscomb Education

Affording a Lipscomb Education

Each year thousands of Lipscomb students afford a life-changing education. And they do it because at Lipscomb, 99 percent of undergraduates receive some form of financial help, from merit-based scholarships to work-study programs to federal grants. We’ve seen the way our students change the world—that’s why we’re committed to helping you get here by finding a path to make your education affordable. Find out what your options are.

Financial Aid
See for Yourself!

See for Yourself!

Lipscomb is a place where rigorous academics and spiritual formation go hand in hand. We’re also a place where you can play Division I athletics, serve and learn around the globe and get plugged into one of our 70+ campus organizations. Come and see for yourself! Schedule a visit to meet our faculty, tour campus and hang out with current students to get a real sense of what your future as a Bison could be like.

Visit Lipscomb

Ready to get started?

Join our community of purposeful minds and passionate hearts. We look forward to getting to know you.