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Study at Lincoln Memorial University

Lincoln Memorial University, also known as LMU, is a private, coeducational, liberal arts institute located in Harrogate, Tennessee, United States. It was founded on February 12, 1897, and named in honor of Abraham Lincoln. The university sits on a 1, 000-acre campus, which was created as a living memorial to Abraham Lincoln. LMU enrolls more than 3, 000 undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Lincoln Memorial University offers a large number of undergraduate majors, graduate programs, and online learning courses in the fields of arts and sciences, business, education, humanities, and health services. Students can also opt for classes in any of the university's ten extended sites.

LMU's sports teams are known as the Railsplitters. The men's and women's teams participate in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, softball, and volleyball.

Profile of Lincoln Memorial University

The main campus of Lincoln Memorial is in Harrogate, TN (a rural site not far from an urban area). The school is a private, not-for-profit school. Lincoln Memorial offers degrees up to the Post-Master's certificate.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to education and teaching.

Lincoln Memorial Selectivity

Lincoln Memorial does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 450 to 540. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 440 or more.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, Lincoln Memorial had 3, 255 enrolled students. Older students (40+ years old, e. g. ) are welcome and common at the school.

Student Life

Meal plans are available. Student athletes at the school belong to the South Atlantic Conference for major sports.

Lincoln Memorial Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching1, 127educational admin and supervision, curriculum and instruction, elementary school teaching, school Counselling
Nursing and Emergency Medicine177registered nursing, various nursing
Business and Management57management science, business, accounting, business management, business administration, marketing, managerial economics
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy17exercise science, athletic trainer, health and physical Education
Liberal Arts14history, English, American studies, humanities
Computer Science and Engineering10computer and info science
Medical Support and Technology10clinical lab tech, veterinary assistant
Security and Law Enforcement9criminal justice and administration
Science8natural sciences, chemistry, biology
Conservation and Resource Management7wildlife management, environmental science
Art Studies5art studies
Family and Social Work4social work
Therapy and Counselling3psychology
Media3communication studies
Religion and Philosophy0philosophy and religious studies
Medicine0veterinary sciences

Contact: Lincoln Memorial

Lincoln Memorial University

6965 Cumberland Gap Pky

Harrogate, TN 37752-9900

General Phone: (423) 869-3611


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