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Lincoln Memorial University Overview

Lincoln Memorial University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Harrogate, Tennessee. Harrogate is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

What Is Lincoln Memorial University Known For?

499 Undergraduate Awards
$23,058 Avg Cost After Aid
65% Acceptance Rate
  • The student loan default rate at LMU is 3%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • The highest award offered at LMU is the doctor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 46% of the faculty were full-time.

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Lincoln Memorial University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

LMU has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#100 Most Popular Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#131 Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at LMU.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Most Popular Curriculum & Instruction Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Most Popular Allied Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Most Popular Educational Administration Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Most Popular Education Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#47 Most Popular Biological & Biomedical Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#69 Most Popular Health Professions Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#86 Most Popular Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards LMU has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#3 Best Value Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#5 Best Value Colleges for Health Professions College Factual
#45 Best Health Professions Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#58 Best Health Professions Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#63 Best Colleges for Health Professions College Factual

Where Is Lincoln Memorial University?

Location of Lincoln Memorial University

Contact details for LMU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6965 Cumberland Gap Pkwy, Harrogate, TN 37752-9900
Phone: 423-869-3611
Website: www.lmunet.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LincolnMemorialUniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/LMUtweets

How Do I Get Into LMU?

You can apply to LMU online at: applynow.force.com

Admission Requirements for LMU

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into LMU?

65% Acceptance Rate
70% Of Accepted Are Women
17% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 65%, LMU does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 30% of accepted students are men and 70% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 67%, and the acceptance rate for women is 65%.

Average Test Scores

About 17% of students accepted to LMU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 550. Math scores were between 500 and 600.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Lincoln Memorial University  ( 480 to 550 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Lincoln Memorial University  ( 500 to 600 )
200
800
LMU received ACT scores from 83% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 25. Math scores were between 17 and 25. Composite scores were between 19 and 25.

ACT English Scores for Lincoln Memorial University  ( 19 to 25 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for Lincoln Memorial University  ( 17 to 25 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Lincoln Memorial University  ( 19 to 25 )
1
36

Can I Afford Lincoln Memorial University?

$23,058 Net Price
60% Take Out Loans
3.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of LMU is $23,058. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At LMU, approximately 60% of students took out student loans averaging $5,201 a year. That adds up to $20,804 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at LMU is 3.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Lincoln Memorial University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,427 Full-Time Undergraduates
66% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,975 undergraduate students at LMU, with 1,427 being full-time and 548 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  LMU

There are also 2,892 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,427 full-time undergraduates at LMU, 34% are male and 66% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  LMU

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Lincoln Memorial University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of LMU Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 24
Black or African American 94
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 1,210
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 95

Geographic Diversity

Tennessee students aren't the only ones who study at Lincoln Memorial University. At this time, 15 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 36 countries are represented at LMU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, United Kingdom, and Brazil.

Online Learning at Lincoln Memorial University

197 Took All Classes Online
197 Took At Least One Class Online
1,201.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 12 master’s degree programs available online at LMU. In 2017-2018, 197 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at LMU has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 20th most popular in Tennessee for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of LMU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Lincoln Memorial University was 1,201.9%. This is the #74 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at LMU regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of LMU majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Allied Health Professions 12%
Business Administration & Management 14%
Business, Management & Marketing 4%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 30%
Curriculum & Instruction 18%
Health Professions 13%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 30%
Nursing 8%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at LMU ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at LMU.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Other Business, Management & Marketing #3
Marketing #4
General Business/Commerce #6
Accounting #9
Criminal Justice & Corrections #13
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #14
Nursing #14
Business Administration & Management #22
Health Professions #25
Business, Management & Marketing #27

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Lincoln Memorial University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Nursing 166 150 0 81 2 399
Osteopathic Medicine 0 0 0 0 242 242
Educational Administration 0 0 132 30 5 167
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 61 45 3 109
Allied Health Professions 0 4 0 100 0 104
Veterinary Medicine 0 0 0 0 101 101
Business Administration & Management 0 10 0 77 3 90
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 0 0 0 72 0 72
Law 0 0 0 0 68 68
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 15 10 0 0 0 25
Health & Physical Education 0 24 0 0 0 24
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 0 0 21 0 21
General Biology 0 16 0 0 0 16
Student Counseling 0 0 0 15 0 15
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 15 0 0 0 15
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 0 14 0 14
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 11 0 0 0 11
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 9 0 1 0 10
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 9 0 0 0 9
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 9 0 9
General Business/Commerce 0 8 0 0 0 8
Marketing 0 4 0 3 0 7
Chemistry 0 6 0 0 0 6
Accounting 0 2 0 3 0 5
Communication & Media Studies 0 5 0 0 0 5
General Psychology 0 5 0 0 0 5
Public Administration 0 0 0 5 0 5
Political Science & Government 0 4 0 0 0 4
Music 0 4 0 0 0 4
Other Business, Management & Marketing 0 3 0 0 0 3
Finance & Financial Management 0 3 0 0 0 3
History 0 3 0 0 0 3
Liberal Arts General Studies 3 0 0 0 0 3
Social Work 0 3 0 0 0 3
Special Education 0 2 0 0 0 2
Mathematics 0 2 0 0 0 2
Wildlife Management 0 1 0 0 0 1
Other Philosophy & Religious Studies 0 1 0 0 0 1
Fine & Studio Arts 0 1 0 0 0 1
Computer Science 0 0 0 0 0 0
General English Literature 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 184 315 193 476 424 1,592

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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