Lincoln Memorial University

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2014 Quick Stats
Cumberland Gap Parkway

Harrogate, TN 37752-1901

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Phone: (423) 869-3611
2013-2014 Tuition
$19,460
tuition and fees
Students
1,851
enrolled
29%
male /
71%
female
Admissions
rolling admission
65.2%
accepted

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U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
U.S. News rank Category Name
#66 Overall Score: 44 out of 100. Regional Universities (South)

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Summary

Lincoln Memorial University is a private institution that was founded in 1897. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,851, 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 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), 66. Its tuition and fees are $19,460 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

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's curriculum and commitment to quality instruction at every level are based on the beliefs that graduates must be able to communicate clearly and effectively in an era of rapidly and continuously expanding communication technology, must have an appreciable depth of learning in a field of knowledge, must appreciate and understand the various ways by which we come to know ourselves and the world around us, and must be able to exercise informed judgments.

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.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1897
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting rural
2012 Endowment $38,485,910

Applying

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 65.2 percent.

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Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 65.2%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by June 1

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Academic Life

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 66.5 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 13:1
4-year graduation rate N/A
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 22%
Health Professions and Related Programs 18%
Education 13%

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Student Life

Lincoln Memorial University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,851, with a gender distribution of 29 percent male students and 71 percent female students. Lincoln Memorial University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.

Total enrollment 4,338
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
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

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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

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Paying for School

At Lincoln Memorial University, 84.7 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $8,982.

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Tuition and fees $19,460 (2013-14)
Room and board $6,740 (2013-14)
Financial aid statistics
Financial aid statistics

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* Overview details based on 2012 data


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