Study abroad at Lipscomb University
Lipscomb University is a private, Christian liberal arts institution based in Nashville, Tennessee, US. Founded in 1891, Lipscomb offers a strong choice of respected degree programs that international students can study.
They offer high ranking programs in business and engineering, as well as nationally recognized degrees in health, pharmacy, education, music, marketing, accounting, and more. In total, the university delivers nearly 200 degree programs across 10 colleges.
The University campus has a lot to offer outside of the classroom with regular events and activities. You can get involved in yoga, salsa and hip-hop fitness, or take part in annual events like the Bison Boogie race. Off-campus you can try activities like hiking, horseback riding and canoeing.
Sports and athletics are a big part of life at Lipscomb, and the University’s teams compete as the Bisons in NCAA Division I, which is the highest level of intercollegiate sports. There are 17 athletics teams that you can get involved with, or go along and show your support with the rest of campus.
Why study at Lipscomb University?
More than 90% of graduates are employed or in further education within six months of graduating
- Student staff ratio
Lipscomb has a student-staff ratio of just 14:1
Life as an international student
Lipscomb University has an open and inclusive Christian community that represents more than 35 religious preferences, 50 countries and almost every state in the US.
Your journey at Lipscomb University will start at the international study center, where you’ll study alongside other international students. This gives you an introduction to life at Lipscomb and allows you to build you confidence and improve your English skills before you start your degree.
All international students will live on campus, and Lipscomb has seven options for on-campus living. Each residence hall has a live in residential hall director and student resident assistants who can help you settle in and get to know the local area.
There are more than 50 student organizations you can get involved with, including playing in a jazz band or orchestra, going on camping trips, learning a foreign language or volunteering in the community.
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Fees and funding
Tuition: $30,860 Fees: $2,564 Room and board: $12,872 Total: $46,296
There are several ways to finance a Lipscomb degree:
- Grants are awarded based on need and do not have to be repaid.
- Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, talent, service and leadership and do not have to be repaid.
- Loans can be borrowed from federal or private sources in the student or parent's name and must be repaid.
- Federal work-study provides an opportunity to work part-time and earn money for your education. These are most often on-campus jobs.
1 University Park Dr, Nashville, TN 37204
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Visa requirements for Lipscomb University
Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.USA student visa requirements