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Lipscomb University Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 219 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 1 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

60% Women
40% Men


NCAA Division I-AAA

Atlantic Sun Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $155,128)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $61,697)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 37 37 - -
Baseball 33 - - -
Basketball 15 15 - -
Golf 9 7 - -
Soccer 32 19 - -
Softball - 18 - -
Tennis 10 7 - -
Volleyball - 16 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.2%
Black/non-Hispanic 7.9%
Hispanic 2.3%
Non-resident alien 1.3%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 10.3%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 75.5%
Percent of students with disability 4%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 0
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 17
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Victor from Antioch, TN
  • 3
  • I am a commuter. Living off campus is not as bad as I thought it would be. If you're committed you will find ways to interact on campus. I have…

  • Dec-07-2012 Read More
  • Jahzeel from Nashville, TN
  • 3
  • Honestly, I have not lived in the dorms since I have been attending Lipscomb University but from what I hear from friends and have personally seen their is no doubt…

  • Jul-16-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Kayla from Florence, MS
  • Mar-18-2016 I am a current student here

    The food options at Lipscomb University are so good! The cafeteria has several different options of an all-you-can-eat buffet. There are other delicious options on campus to choose from including: Blue Coast Burrito Express, Chick-fil-A, Papa John's, Starbucks, etc.

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  • 3
  • ByeSon from Nashville, TN
  • Jan-14-2015 I am a past student here

    Could use some more options here. For like the first two months the food is wonderful and it seems like your options are endless. Well, after a while you will get bored of eating Chik Fil A, Zebi's, Asian Fusion, Blue Coast, Papa John's, and whatever the cafeteria has (Nacho Bar happens a lot). However, recently they have expanded Bison Bucks to go to the places across the street, too. So, maybe you will get bored of the food by like November?

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  • 4
  • Azriel from Vancouver, WA
  • Jul-23-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The food here is great for a college cafeteria, and there are plenty of restaurants right below the caf. The cooks are friendly, and most things are sourced locally and prepared by the school's chef.

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  • 4
  • Nicholas from Hermitage, TN
  • Apr-16-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is great here! On campus there are places like Papa John's, Blue Coast Burrito, Far East Fusion, and Chick-fil-A. Also, there is a huge buffet, cafeteria-style dining area in the student center readily available for anyone. Lipscomb also has made it to where students can use their student cards off-campus to pay for other various places to eat.

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  • 4
  • E.U.
  • Feb-18-2014 I am a current student here

    The food court has a good selection, with Bluecoast, Chick-fil-a, and Auntie Anne's being my favorites. The dining hall has an ok selection of foods daily, but can get a tad boring after a while.

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  • 3
  • Carly from Nashville, TN
  • Feb-14-2014 I am a current student here

    Definitely could be better, it's not bad it's just repetitive and is really easy to get bored of. Overall not bad for college food though.

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  • 5
  • Marissa from Brentwood, TN
  • Feb-12-2014 I am a current student here

    The food court has a variety of options that you can choose from such as Chik-Fil-A, Starbucks, a pizza joint, Aunty Anne, etc. If you don't really want something on campus there are a few places around campus to eat at.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • ByeSon from Nashville, TN
  • Jan-14-2015 I am a past student here

    I think only one club is nationally recognized but Greek life is huge here... Like the only thing really exciting to do is to kind of join a social club (because Sororities and Frats drink and party but social clubs don't). Rushing is fun and awesome and there are many positives to joining a social club than you would think. Trust me if prepares you for the people you will have to deal with when you get a job. I recommend anyone who wants work in the social aspect of their life to join a social club just because it prepares you for life in ways you would have never guessed. I am an anti-social person just so you know that I am not biased. I just have a very open mind and have many curiosities, so I decided to join a social club and I thought they were very stupid until I decided to rush. Then, I was like oh my this is fun, I finally have a group of people I can relate to.... And you get a LOT of presents from them all and you get to experience a lot of new things that you would not be crazy enough to try alone. For example, you may have to go up to a cute boy and tell him he has a nice butt.

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  • 0
  • Ben from Nashville, TN
  • Jun-05-2014 I am a current student here

    13 social clubs. Stuff gets intense. There's a spot for everyone. Theta Psi is the best though!

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  • 0
  • Nicholas from Hermitage, TN
  • Apr-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek Life is very noticeable here. Every Thursday, students wear shirts that represent their specific greek club they are involved in.

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  • 0
  • E.U.
  • Feb-18-2014 I am a current student here

    Beware of the Student Center during Pledge Week. Social clubs get really intense with their recruiting, but the experience is enjoyable overall.

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  • 0
  • Kelly from Knoxville, TN
  • Dec-28-2013 I am a past student here

    I can't answer this well because I am not in a sorority. Also, our Greek life is not associated with the national clubs so they are called social clubs rather than sororities/ fraternities. Those in the social clubs seem to have a true bond and really enjoy it.

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  • 0
  • Brittany from Olive Branch, MS
  • Dec-13-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    They have 7 different sororities and 6 different fraternities. From what I've heard, they aren't all rude and stuck up like the movies portray them here. I imagine it is great to be a part of. I personally may join one depending on my work load!

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