If you are considering submitting an applicationto Lipscomb, the fee for the application is $50. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
Students who apply for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than October 1.
Lipscomb University does not offer early decision or early action..
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into Lipscomb is moderately difficult. Lipscomb evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Lipscomb accepted 62% of all applicants., around 2,227 of the 3,621 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Lipscomb, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to Lipscomb must submit the following items. Double check with Lipscomb's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
Students admitted to Lipscomb have an average unweighted GPA of 3.8.
Out of all students that were admitted, 29.6% submitted a class rank. At Lipscomb 29% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 63% were in the top 25% and 88% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Lipscomb University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||22.59%|
|3.50 and 3.74||14.26%|
|3.25 and 3.49||9.66%|
|3.00 and 3.24||5.2%|
|2.50 and 2.9||3.57%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0.59%|
|Lipscomb does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
Lipscomb does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 23% of Lipscomb's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 84% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Lipscomb applicants, you should strive to earn between 1090 and 1290 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Lipscomb 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1290 and 25% of scored lower than 1090, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Lipscomb students scored 650 or higher and 75% of students scored 550 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Lipscomb students scored 660 or higher, and 75% scored a 550 or higher.
Want to increase your SAT Score?
Preparing for the SAT can help raise your score, but it doesn't have to take up a lot of time.
Learn how to increase your SAT score 200 points or more in just 10 minutes a day.
To be most competitive at Lipscomb, you should strive to earn between 22 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Lipscomb's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.
A 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Lipscomb students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.
Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Lipscomb.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Lipscomb during the following terms: Fall Term Winter Term Spring Term Winter Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Lipscomb?
Students who are admitted to Lipscomb must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Lipscomb accept transfer credits?
Lipscomb accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Lipscomb accepts:
DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit
Does Lipscomb accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Lipscomb accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Lipscomb?
Lipscomb. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into Lipscomb? Lipscomb is a somewhat selective institution. The Lipscomb acceptance rate is 62%. This means that the institution accepts 61 out of every 100 applicants.
Complete your profile to get your personalized, AI-calculated prediction score.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lipscomb is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lipscomb is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Lipscomb, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.76. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.
Tuition and Fees
Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!Claim Free Account
Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!Find Scholarships
Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.Join the Conversation