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?
- 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.
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.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at LMU.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards LMU has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Lincoln Memorial University?
Contact details for LMU are given below.
|Address:||6965 Cumberland Gap Pkwy, Harrogate, TN 37752-9900|
How Do I Get Into LMU?
You can apply to LMU online at: applynow.force.com
Admission Requirements for LMU
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into LMU?
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.
Can I Afford Lincoln Memorial University?
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
There are also 2,892 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,427 full-time undergraduates at LMU, 34% are male and 66% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Lincoln Memorial University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||94|
|Hispanic or Latino||4|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at LMU has changed over the last few years.
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%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||30%|
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|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#13|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#14|
|Business Administration & Management||#22|
|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.
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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