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Lincoln Memorial University is a private institution that was founded in 1897. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,857, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 1,000 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Lincoln Memorial University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), 80. Its tuition and fees are $18,440 (2012-13).
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Lincoln Memorial University is a values-based learning community dedicated to providing educational experiences in the liberal arts and professional studies. The University strives to give students a foundation for a more productive life by upholding the principles of Abraham Lincoln's life: a dedication to individual liberty, responsibility, and improvement; a respect for citizenship; a recognition of the intrinsic value of high moral and ethical standards; and a belief in a personal God.
The University believes that one of the major cornerstones of meaningful existence is service to humanity. By making educational and research opportunities available to students where they live and through various recreational and cultural events open to the community, Lincoln Memorial University seeks to advance life in the Cumberland Gap area and throughout the region.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Lincoln Memorial University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due June 1. The application fee at Lincoln Memorial University is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 65.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||65.0%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||June 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Lincoln Memorial University is 13:1, and the school has 66.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Lincoln Memorial University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Health Professions and Related Programs; and Education. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 66.0 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||22|
|Five most popular majors for 2011 graduates|
Lincoln Memorial University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,857, with a gender distribution of 29.3 percent male students and 70.7 percent female students. Lincoln Memorial University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Lincoln Memorial University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Lincoln Memorial University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Lincoln Memorial University.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Lincoln Memorial University, 87.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,500.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$18,440 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$6,480 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data