Lipscomb University is a Churches of Christ-affiliated liberal arts institution in the city of Nashville, Tennessee. Established in 1891, the university is named for the minister and founder David Lipscomb. The institute offers over seventy majors in ten separate colleges. Freshman students will also complete general education requirements, which include foundation courses and Bible study. Those taking a bachelor of arts will also complete study hours in a foreign language. Adult degree programmes are available for those who wish to start or complete undergraduate studies, taught at one evening a week.
Lipscomb is host to a wide range of facilities across its expansive, forested campus. The College of Computing and Technology contains six computer laboratories, Beaman Lab containing 26 computers and in use for both teaching and study. Beaman Library is home to over 113,000 holdings in research and academic study. The student centre contains restaurants including Coast Burrito and Chick-Fil-A. Athletics teams at Lipscomb are known as the Bisons and compete in the NCAA Division I. The university is regarded as having a highly competitive sports programme far exceeding its relatively small size, particularly in the sports of baseball and basketball. Nashville has a high student population with Vanderbilt also hosting a campus in this vibrant city. Cultural events for students range from live music at Centennial Park to Christmas lights at Opryland Resort, and NFL team the Tennessee Titans. Some notable alumni of Lipscomb are singer Pat Boone, animator Jim Jinkins, long distance runner Kayla Montgomery, and Deputy Secretary of Commerce, David Sampson.