Lipscomb University's Teacher Education program is fully accredited by both the Tennessee State Board of Education and the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) with a recent stellar accreditation review conducted in spring 2012. In order to support NCATE's commitment to transparency, the College of Education makes the following reports available for review.
Title II Reporting
Title II Reports Include results of state licensure exams.
Tennessee Teacher Preparation Report Card
Tennessee Teacher Preparation Report Card includes:
Retention rates in the teaching field
Job placement rates
Observation and Teacher Effectiveness Scores
Value-added or growth model data on teacher effectiveness
Additional Accreditation Resources
Loan Default Information
The documents and websites linked to this section provide information about Lipscomb University's federal student loan default rates. The Federal Student Aid Loan Default Rate Search connects to the Federal Department of Education's website where you can search for official cohort default rates by entering Lipscomb University's OPE-ID 003486.
For your convenience, a copy of the current Lipscomb student loan default rate report is also attached below, including the university's default rates for fiscal years 2016, 2015, and 2014.
Please note that "type" in these reports refers to the "type of institution." Lipscomb offers master's and doctorate degrees, so the rate published here includes all students up to that "type" which would include both traditional undergraduate candidates and graduate candidates.