• AVG. GMAT SCORE
    481
  • Enrollment
    160
Contact Information
1 University Park Drive
Nashville, Tennessee 37204, United States
Website

Lipscomb University is a private coeducational institution whose principal focus is undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences, combined with a number of undergraduate professional and pre-professional fields, master’s and doctoral degree programs. Lipscomb delivers a complete education characterized by a distinctive integration of Christian faith and practice with academic excellence. The mission of the College of Business is to develop business leaders who embrace the values and virtues of Jesus. Lipscomb offers a BBA with 15 different majors and the graduate level MBA, MHR, and MAcc.

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.