Lipscomb University, Nashville

Lipscomb University, Nashville

Tennessee, United States | Private


The Lipscomb University Nashville, fondly known as the Lipscomb, is a private, liberal arts university located in Nashville, Tennessee that was founded in 1891 and is affiliated with the Churches of Christ. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar and it offers over 130 bachelor’s degrees. The Lipscomb counts with thirteen colleges and schools including College of Bible & Ministry, College of Business, College of Computing & Technology, College of Education, Raymond B. Jones College of Engineering, College of Entertainment & the Arts, College of Leadership & Public Service, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, College of Professional Studies, School of Nursing, School of Public Policy and Hazelip School of Theology. The most popular majors at Lipscomb University include Business Management, Marketing and Related Support Services, Health Professions and Related Programs, Education, Psychology and Biological and Biomedical Sciences.



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The Lipscomb University is located in 1 University Park Dr, Nashville, Arizona, in the Green Hills neighborhood of Nashville between Belmont Boulevard to the west and Granny White Pike on the east. Its setting is suburban and it is surrounded by a lot of great stores and restaurants like Whole Foods Market, Walmart, Trader Joes, Target, Costco, CVS Pharmacy, IHOP, Panda Express, Au Bon Pain and others to ensure that the students have a lot to do off-campus as well.


The Lipscomb campus size is 89 acres; the campus has over 50 buildings. The University’s original library, known as the Crisman building was replaced by the actual Library named Beaman Library in 1991 and the Crisman building is now the administrative building. The Beaman Library offers a beautiful design by Tuck Hinton Architects and it houses computer centers, classrooms, study lounge, special collections and more. Another great building is the Willard Collins Alumni Auditorium, is located in the center of the campus and is home to theatrical productions, concerts, lectures, worship and more. The newest building on campus is the James D. Hughes Center for both engineering and visual arts, and the Nursing and Health Sciences Center, this building features sculpture, drawing, painting, mixed media and printmaking studios, an outdoor sculpture work area, a photography darkroom, a graphic design lab and the John C. Hutcheson Gallery. Also, it is worth to mention the Allen Arena, an indoor arena with 5,028-seat primarily used for basketball and volleyball athletic events and is also used for daily chapel services and occasional concerts.

Residing Options

One of the best parts of the Lipscomb experience might be the community you'll find in one of Lipscomb's great housing options. Lipscomb offers six housing options for students to choose from including the Elam Hall, a traditional residence hall only for girls located close to the student center and it offers four community bathrooms and four laundry rooms on each floor; the Fanning Hall which is located near to academic building offer suite style living for girls and each suite has four bedrooms, a living room and a bathroom; the Johnson Hall is a upperclassman female residence where you can choose from traditional room to suite style rooms; the High Rise is the largest Lipscomb’s male residence located next to the Allen Arena and it also offers traditional rooms; the Sewell Hall is the smallest male residence which offers traditional rooms too; the last housing option is The Village that offers on campus apartment style living for males and females, each apartment has four bedrooms, four private bathrooms, a living room and a full kitchen.


The academic experience at Lipscomb is great. Lipscomb University is ranking among the best south universities of the country according to U.S. News & World Report. Student claim that professors are awesome, extremely dedicated and that they really care about the student success.

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There are a variety of student employment opportunities at Lipscomb University; however, they fill up quickly so you might want to apply before school starts. The On-campus jobs are posted on the Experience Job Board; more than on-campus, jobs available like the Pencil Foundation and Y.E.S are off-campus employers of work study approved students. Lipscomb University has been named one of the top universities in the central south region of the country for best salary potential. The Lipscomb alumni average starting salary is $40.600, with an average mid-career salary of $77.700.

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