• AVG. GMAT SCORE
    481
  • Enrollment
    160
Contact Information
1 University Park Drive
Nashville, Tennessee 37204, United States
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Lipscomb provides a faith-informed, dynamic learning environment that develops leaders of excellence and integrity. Founded in 1891, the University has added more than 1,000 students and 40 master’s degrees in the past 5 years. Today, Lipscomb has 2,700 undergraduate and 1,500 graduate students. The College offers undergraduate degrees in accounting, finance, marketing, and management, as well as 4 master’s degrees. Lipscomb’s undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs and recently earned their specialized accounting accreditation as well.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    73%
  • Selectivity
    48%

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About Lipscomb University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 83
  • Median 72
  • Middle 80% 0 to 187
Admissions Selectivity
48% Graduate School of Business 72% Average Across All Schools

481 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
60% 477
60% 481
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 191
48% 48.0
73% 73.0
Female
45% 45
International
8% 8
Wait-listed
100% 0
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Application Essay Important
Pre-MBA Careers
Other
25% 25
Finance / Accounting
16% 16
General Management
15% 15
Operations
13% 13
Marketing / Sales
13% 13
Consulting
8% 8
Human Resources
5% 5
Management
5% 5
Pharma / Health Care
25% 25
Consumer Products
20% 20
Non-Profit
20% 20
Government
7% 7
Manufacturing
7% 7
Financial Services
6% 6
Consulting
5% 5
Technology
4% 4
Media / Entertainment
4% 4
Real Estate
2% 2
Petroleum / Energy
0% 0
Other
0% 0
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
1% 1
0% 0
680 to 709
0% 0
0% 0
650 to 679
2% 2
4% 4
620 to 649
5% 5
7% 7
590 to 619
4% 4
2% 2
560 to 589
5% 5
4% 4
530 to 559
11% 11
11% 11
500 to 529
7% 7
7% 7
Under 500
65% 65
65% 65
English Language Requirements
570 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1,175
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1,175
2 Full Tuition Scholarships
54% of Students Receive Aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
12% 35
2% 7
Students in Core Classes
20 Graduate School of Business 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
23% 23
Lectures
21% 21
Team project
18% 18
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Leadership
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • Leadership
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 36
  • Average # of months to complete program 24
  • Six-Year completion rate 83%
  • Max time allowed to complete 84
  • Separate Full-Time MBA No
  • Distance learning Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings, Alternate weekends, Via the Internet (unscheduled)
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Spring, Summer
Technology Improvements
  • Steelcase classroom; 3-year rotation plan on computers; enhanced campus wireless network

Students: Who are my classmates?

No Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
77% 77
African American
18% 18
Hispanic
5% 5
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Business Ethics
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resources
Networking Clubs
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

547 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
1 Active alumni clubs
13% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.