Lipscomb University's reputation

Leading you to a successful future

Lipscomb offers a stronger choice of respected degree programs than most universities. Choose from nationally recognized degrees in accounting, computer science, health, music, pharmacy, and more, plus high-ranking programs in business and engineering. In total, the University delivers almost 200 degree programs across 10 colleges.

Lipscomb University rankings

  • A Top 200 U.S. University: ranked #181‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ US News & World Report 2018
  • #2 Best Christian Colleges and Universities in the South‬‬‬‬ Christian Universities Online 2017
  • #6 Best in the Nation Christian Universities Online 2017
College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Ranked #11 Best Health Care Informatics degree in America by 2017‬‬‬‬
  • Among the top schools for premedical preparation in the region. Top 25% medical programs in the United States and #14 in Tennessee (, 2017).
  • Lipscomb University graduates have gone on to graduate and medical school at places like Harvard, Vanderbilt, Yale, and Princeton.
  • Lipscomb's five-year average acceptance rate for graduates applying to medical school is double the national average.
  • Top 100 Pharmacy Programs in the United States and The Best in Tennessee (, 2017)
The College of Business
  • One of the top 100 undergraduate programs in the USA (and No. 1 in Tennessee). Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2016 - Bloomberg Businessweek
  • Marketing program named one of the top 50 programs in the nation by College Choice as part of its 2017 Best Bachelor’s in Marketing ranking
  • Accounting program named No. 2 in the nation and top in Tennessee in Christian Universities Online's Top 10 Christian Accounting Degree Programs 2017 ranking
College of Computing
  • Named best in Tennessee for Information Technology and the 31st best in the nation by College Choice
The Raymond B. Jones College of Engineering
  • Named best in Tennessee and No. 6 best in the nation by Christian Universities Online
The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Biology program ranked No. 1 in the USA by Christian Universities Online
The School of Music
  • Recognized as one of the country's top 25 programs by
The School of Theatre & Film
  • Undergraduate film program ranked No. 26 in the nation in the 2017 College Choice Best Film Bachelor’s Degrees ranking

Focused on your career

Lipscomb offers some of the best academic programs in Tennessee and prepares you for the world’s fastest-growing careers. Highly respected and top ranked courses are delivered in small classes by innovative faculty who focus on your success.

Connecting you with opportunity

Lipscomb students are exposed to opportunities within and beyond the classroom. Learning takes place everywhere, from cutting-edge laboratories to internships at Fortune 500 companies.

A complete education

You’ll graduate with academic excellence, strong values and clear purpose. These qualities mean ongoing success. With confidence in your abilities, strength in your faith and a commitment to serve the good of all, you can rise to new challenges and welcome the future.


Lipscomb’s reputation enables students to undertake internships with companies in the local area and beyond. These have included:

  • Adventure Science Center
  • Aramark
  • Aristo Media
  • Asurion
  • Catholic Charities
  • Data Intelligence Group
  • Genesco
  • Hilton Hotels
  • Nashville Predators Hockey
  • Pride Sports

The world's number 1

Smiling students watching a show at Lipscomb University

The USA offers the best education system in the world.

Focused on your future

Students browse stalls at a Lipscomb University careers fair

You'll be supported throughout your studies as you work to become the person you want to be.