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Lincoln Memorial University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Harrogate, Tennessee. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Harrogate draws many to the area.

340 Undergraduate Degrees
86 Graduate Degrees
$23,790 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
69% Acceptance Rate

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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.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#84 Most Popular Nursing Associate 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
#15 Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#16 Best Nursing Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#30 Best Nursing Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#30 Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#83 Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#104 Best Associate Degree Colleges College Factual

Where Is 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

How Do I Get Into LMU?

You can apply to LMU online at:

Admission Requirements for LMU

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into LMU?

69% Acceptance Rate
71% Of Accepted Are Women
19% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 69%, 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 29% of accepted students are men and 71% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 69%, and the acceptance rate for women is 69%.

Average Test Scores

About 19% 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 500 and 610. Math scores were between 500 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Lincoln Memorial University  ( 500 to 610 )

SAT Math Scores for Lincoln Memorial University  ( 500 to 610 )
LMU received ACT scores from 100% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 25. Math scores were between 17 and 24. Composite scores were between 19 and 25.

ACT English Scores for Lincoln Memorial University  ( 18 to 25 )
ACT Math Scores for Lincoln Memorial University  ( 17 to 24 )
ACT Composite Scores for Lincoln Memorial University  ( 19 to 25 )

Can I Afford Lincoln Memorial University?

$23,790 Net Price
38% Take Out Loans
3.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of LMU is $23,790. 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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At LMU, approximately 38% of students took out student loans averaging $6,817 a year. That adds up to $27,268 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at LMU is 3.7%. 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

1,305 Full-Time Undergraduates
67% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,817 undergraduate students at LMU, with 1,305 being full-time and 512 being part-time.


There are also 3,068 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,305 full-time undergraduates at LMU, 33% are male and 67% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 19
Black or African American 71
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 1,083
International Students 66
Other Races/Ethnicities 61

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

489 Took All Classes Online
489 Took At Least One Class Online
84.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 489 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.


This school is the 7th most popular in Tennessee for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of LMU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Lincoln Memorial University was 84.1%. This is the #269 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at LMU regardless of major.

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
Nursing Practice #27
Nursing Administration #29
Nursing #150

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 Nursing Concentrations

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

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 171 169 66 406
Nurse Anesthetist 0 0 17 17
Nursing Administration 0 0 3 3
Nursing Practice 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 171 169 86 426


*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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