Lincoln Memorial University


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Tennessee


Lincoln Memorial University is a private university located on a 1,000-acre campus in Harrogate, Tennessee. Outdoor lovers will find lots to do in the school's location in the Appalachian Mountains; the Cumberland Gap National Historic Park is nearby. Students can choose from over 30 majors, and professional fields such as business, nursing and education are among the most popular. The school has robust master's and certificate programs in education, and the university as a whole has a similar number of graduate and undergraduate students. Academics are supported by a 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 17. On the athletic front, the LMU Railsplitters' compete in the NCAA Division II South Atlantic Conference. The school fields six men's and eight women's intercollegiate sports.

Most Popular Majors

Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Management, Nursing

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 3365
Total Grad Students: 1579
Undergraduate Students: 1786
Faculty: 141

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 24:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1

Percent Male: 30%
Percent Female: 70%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 27%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 43%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

6965 Cumberland Gap Pky
Harrogate Tennessee 37752


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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 20 25
English 19 26
Math 17 24
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 450 555
Math 465 545

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 65%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -65%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1250

Other Expenses: 4400

Room and Board: 7786

Tuition and Fees: 17720

Total Cost: 31156

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 5006

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 61%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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