Lincoln Memorial University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$24,720
4.04% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$19,162
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.841%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
78.5%
2,347 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
5,418
86.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
50.4%
133 Graduates

About

Lincoln Memorial University is a higher education institution located in Claiborne County, TN. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at Lincoln Memorial University were Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (227 degrees awarded) and Law (83 degrees).

In 2022, 1,407 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lincoln Memorial University. 67.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,093 degrees), 14.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (76 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln Memorial University is $24,720, which is $724 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln Memorial University is $24,720, which is $724 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,162.

In 2022, 91% of undergraduate students attending Lincoln Memorial University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 55% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$24,720
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Lincoln Memorial University was $24,720. The cost of tuition at Lincoln Memorial University is $724 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$19,162
2022 Value
17.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Lincoln Memorial University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,162. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Lincoln Memorial University grew by 17.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,839
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lincoln Memorial University was of $7,839 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 16.1% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

91%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
55%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

91% of undergraduate students at Lincoln Memorial University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 4.21% with respect to 2021, when 95% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.841%
2019 Default Rate
13
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Lincoln Memorial University was 0.841%, which represents 13 out of the 1546 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Lincoln Memorial University received 2,347 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 16.6% annual growth. Out of those 2,347 applicants, 1,842 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 78.5% acceptance rate.

There were 5,418 students enrolled at Lincoln Memorial University in 2022. 19% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lincoln Memorial University has an overall enrollment yield of 19.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

78.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,842
Accepted Out of 2,347

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lincoln Memorial University was 78.5% (1,842 admissions from 2,347 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 69.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 16.6%, while admissions grew by 30.9%..

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SAT Scores

19%
Submission Percentage (2022)
59
Scores Submitted (2022)

19% of enrolled first-time students at Lincoln Memorial University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lincoln Memorial University had a total enrollment of 5,418 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln Memorial University is 4,699 students and the part-time enrollment is 719. This means that 86.7% of students enrolled at Lincoln Memorial University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lincoln Memorial University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.5% White, 6.94% Asian, 5.54% Black or African American, 4.71% Hispanic or Latino, 0.591% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.185% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lincoln Memorial University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (54.3%), followed by White Male (22.4%) and Black or African American Female (3.48%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (45.2%), followed by White Male (24%) and Asian Female (5.01%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lincoln Memorial University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,418 students. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln Memorial University is 4,699 and the part-time enrollment is 719. This means that 86.7% of students enrolled at Lincoln Memorial University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Lincoln Memorial University was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Lincoln Memorial University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,876 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    376 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    300 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Lincoln Memorial University is 71.5% White, 6.94% Asian, 5.54% Black or African American, 4.71% Hispanic or Latino, 0.591% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.185% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 456 students (8.42%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 503 more women than men received degrees from Lincoln Memorial University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lincoln Memorial University is white (1,093 degrees awarded). There were 14.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (76 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at Lincoln Memorial University is Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (227 degrees awarded), followed by Law (83 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Lincoln Memorial University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (83 degrees awarded), Health (693 degrees), and Education (171 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lincoln Memorial University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,637,716 people), Registered nurses (1,517,267 people), Physicians (512,672 people), Secondary school teachers (505,863 people), and Education administrators (288,887 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln Memorial University in 2022 are Legal (83 degrees awarded), Health (693 degrees), Education (171 degrees), Biology (77 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lincoln Memorial University are Surgeons, Physicians, Nurse anesthetists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Lincoln Memorial University are Legal (83 degrees awarded), Health (693 degrees), Education (171 degrees), Biology (77 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lincoln Memorial University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,011,383 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,055,004 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (591,571 people), Offices of physicians (421,272 people), and Outpatient care centers (391,668 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln Memorial University are Legal (83 degrees awarded), Health (693 degrees), Education (171 degrees), Biology (77 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (20 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2022)
  1. 227 degrees awarded
  2. 83 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common professional doctorate concentration at Lincoln Memorial University was Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy with 227 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

452
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
955
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 452 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln Memorial University, which is 0.473 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (955).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 123 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln Memorial University in Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy, which is 1.18 times more than the 104 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 282 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln Memorial University in Registered Nursing, which is 7.83 times more than the 36 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

42%
100% Completion Time
53%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 42% of students graduating from Lincoln Memorial University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 53% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 54% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Lincoln Memorial University is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.752% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,093 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    76 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    59 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lincoln Memorial University is white (1,093 degrees awarded). There were 14.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (76 degrees).

5.61% of degree recipients (79 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    752 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    341 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    43 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Lincoln Memorial University is white female (752 degrees awarded). There were 2.21 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (341 degrees).

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Operations

Lincoln Memorial University has an endowment valued at nearly $48.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−10.4%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Lincoln Memorial University had a total salary expenditure of 140M. Lincoln Memorial University employs 80 Assistant professors, 43 Associate professors and 9 Professors. Most academics at Lincoln Memorial University are Female Assistant professor (46), Male Assistant professor (34), and Male Associate professor (23).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln Memorial University are: Management, with 125 employees, Service, with 77 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 73 employees.

Endowment

$48.3M
2022 Endowment
5.74%
decline from 2021

Lincoln Memorial University has an endowment valued at about $48.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Lincoln Memorial University declined 5.74% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.71M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$63.3M
2022 Salaries
1.7%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Lincoln Memorial University paid a median of $63.3M in salaries, which represents 45.4% of their overall expenditure ($140M) and a 1.7% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11M
Instructional Salaries
142
Number of Employees

In 2022, Lincoln Memorial University paid a total of $11M to 142 employees working as instructors, which represents 17.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
80 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
125 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lincoln Memorial University were Assistant professor with 80 employees, Associate professor with 43 employees, and Professor with 9 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln Memorial University were Management with 125 employees, Service with 77 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 73 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lincoln Memorial University was Female Assistant professor with 46 employees, Male Assistant professor with 34 employees, and Male Associate professor with 23 employees.

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