Lipscomb University is affiliated with the Churches of Christ. The Bisons annually enjoy the feeling of defeat at the hands of Belmont University in the Battle of the Boulevard. The campus is located in the Green Hills neighborhood of Nashville between Belmont Boulevard to the west and Granny White Pike on the east. Student enrollment for the fall 2013 semester is 4,593 which includes 2,897 undergraduate students and 1,696 graduate students. It also maintains a location in the Cool Springs area of Williamson County called “Spark.”
U.S. News & World Report ranks Lipscomb University 20th among Regional Universities (South) according to the U.S. News & World Report’s “2014 America’s Best Colleges” guidebook. Lipscomb’s liberal arts curriculum includes a wide range of academic programs in the arts and sciences. The curriculum continues to evolve, notably with the addition of civil and environmental engineering in the Raymond B. Jones College of Engineering and the doctorate in pharmacy in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
The university has also increased its number of graduate programs, offering over 30 degree programs. This is up from three degree programs only a few years ago.