Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Lipscomb University (Nashville, TN)

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Lipscomb University is ranked 92 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 284 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 26%
Applicants who took ACT 90%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+12%
600-69923%
600+35%

SAT Math Score

700+8%
600-69933%
600+41%

ACT Score

30-3621%
24-2948%
24+69%

Students applied3,311
Students admitted2,012
Admission rate61%

Students per faculty12

4-year graduation rate40%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$27,472
Fees$2,284
Room and board$11,540
Estimated book expense$1,500
Total cost$42,796

Cost after need-based aid$39,091
Cost after non-need-based aid$28,510

Average debt at graduation$30,658

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$38,000

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met60%
Average need-based aid$3,705
Average non-need-based aid$14,286

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment3,030

Full-Time

Men1,041
Women1,685

Part-Time

Men131
Women173

Freshmen retained84%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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