Lincoln Memorial University

country rank  877
world rank  2481

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University Overview

Established in 1897, Lincoln Memorial University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Harrogate (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Tennessee. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 123 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym LMU
Founded 1897
Motto We Wear His Name Proudly
Colours Blue and gray

University Location

Address 6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate (population range: 2,500-9,999)
37752-9900 Tennessee
United States
T +1 (423) 869 3611
F +1 (423) 869 6250

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate 37752
+1 4238697439
800 325 0900

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Lincoln Memorial University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing-IncACEN
  • Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant-IncARC-PA
  • Accrediting Council for Business Schools Programs ACBSP
  • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists-Council on Accreditation AANA-COA
  • American Bar Association Provisional Approval ABA
  • American Osteopathic Association-Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation AOA-COCA
  • American Veterinary Medical Association AVMA
  • American Veterinary Medical Association � Council on Veterinary Technology Education and ActivitiesAVMA-CVTEA
  • American Veterinary Medical Association � Council on Education AVMA-COE
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs CACREP
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs COA
  • Council on Social Work Education CSWE
  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences NAACLS
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission NLN-AC
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs ACBSP
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling Related Educational Programs CACREP

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association for Higher Education
  • The American Council on Education
  • American Universities in Russia, Ukraine
  • Appalachian College Association
  • Appalachian Consortium
  • Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
  • Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • The College Board
  • Consortium for the Advancement of Private Higher Education
  • The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education
  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation
  • Council of Graduate Schools
  • Council of Independent Colleges
  • Council of Opportunity in Education
  • Council on Undergraduate Research
  • East Tennessee College Alliance
  • The Foundation for Independent Higher Education
  • International Alliance for Higher Education
  • International University and Business Consortium
  • National Association of College and University Business Officers
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • National Association of Student Personnel Administrators
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association
  • National League for Nursing Council of Associate Degree Programs
  • National League for Nursing Council of Baccalaureate Degree Programs
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities
  • Private College Consortium for International Studies
  • South Atlantic Conference
  • The Tennessee College Association
  • Tennessee Conference of Graduate Schools
  • Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association

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