Address and Telephone Number
Address: 6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway, Harrogate, TN 37752
Main Number: 423.869.3611
Main Toll Free Number: 800.325.0900
Founded February 12, 1897, as a living memorial to Abraham Lincoln.
Harrogate, Tennessee, where Tennessee, Kentucky, and Virginia merge at the Cumberland Gap, approximately 55 miles north of Knoxville, Tennessee.
Beautiful, historic, 1,000-acre wooded campus with 43 academic, administrative, and residential buildings.
Enrollment (Fall 2017, on- and off-campus)
4,770 (1,919 undergraduates; 2,851 graduate and professional students)
Over 75% of full-time faculty teaching in bachelor degree programs hold the doctorate or the highest degree available in the field.
Average Class Size
Affiliated with NCAA Division II athletics. Competitive teams in:
Cross Country (M/W)
Track and Field (M/W)
Undergraduate Tuition: $20,880 per year
Room/Board: $7,700/year (based on Liles and West, Meal Plan #1)
Total cost for a full-time, residential, undergraduate student: $28,650
For graduate and professional programs' tuition, visit their respective sections of our website
A private college education at LMU is a fantastic value. Nearly 65 percent of students receive some type of financial assistance. The school awards scholarships as well as federal and state assistance.
Lincoln Memorial University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; Phone 404.679.4501) to award associate, baccalaureate, master's, educational specialist and doctoral degrees.
Individual program accreditation has been granted by:
Individual program approval has been granted by:
Extended Learning Sites
In keeping with its mission, Lincoln Memorial University is committed to serving students of the Appalachian region and beyond. Technology extends the institution’s reach simply and effectively to a great number of off-site graduate and undergraduate students. Locations of the extended learning sites and the programs offered at each can be found on the Extended Learning Sites page. LMU’s extended learning sits are located in Alcoa (Blount County), Chattanooga, Kingsport, Knoxville, TN; in Corbin and Middlesboro, KY; and Tampa, FL.
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