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Lipscomb at a Glance

As a standard-bearer in Christian higher education, Lipscomb University offers an intellectually challenging academic program with a commitment to continual spiritual formation focused on engaging the world for good.

We aim to lead as a top-tier, nationally recognized university, anchored in our Christ-centered educational mission. Though rankings and statistics can never fully quantify the Lipscomb experience, we believe they are helpful in demonstrating the return on investment you can expect.

A Nationally Recognized University

Best National UniversitiesU.S. News & World Report, 2023

Best Value Colleges in America – Niche, 2023

Best Southeastern Colleges – The Princeton Review, 2023

Top 2 Private Research University in TennesseeForbes, 2022

No. 12 Christian University in America – Niche, 2024

#2 Best Collegee in the Nashville Area – Niche, 2024

#2 Best Christian College in Tennessee  – Niche, 2024

Carnegie Foundation Doctoral University

No. 1 undergraduate business program in Tennessee for seven consecutive years – Poets & Quants

Top 25 College of Education in the nation since 2013 – National Council on Teacher Quality

14 Fulbright scholars in the last 16 years

95% job placement rate within 6 months of graduation

U.S. News Best Colleges   Forbes America's Top Colleges Badge 2022   U.S. News Best Colleges



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Our 17 NCAA Division I men’s and women’s athletic teams compete in the ASUN Conference.

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On average, our students give 60,000 service hours each year.

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Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)