Lambuth University

Overview of Lambuth University

Students attend Lambuth University in Jackson, TN, a small city. The school is proud of its United Methodist status. Lambuth University is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school degrees go up to the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

Lambuth University has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. The school is known for its programs in art studies, mathematics, media, nutrition and exercise therapy.

Lambuth University Selectivity

Lambuth University is selective and does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 440. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 460 and 570.


Lambuth University maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

There are 751 students at Lambuth University (as of 2007-2008).

Student Life

The school has a residential or campus feel. Lambuth University offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. Lambuth University values student athletics, and belongs to the Mid-South Conference, Independent Southeast Region, Independent Southeast Region, Independent Southeast Region. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Lambuth University

Lambuth University
705 Lambuth Boulevard
Jackson , TN 38301
General Phone: (731) 425-2500

Lambuth University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts24foreign language and literature, English, general studies, international studies, political science, sociology, history
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy19health and physical education, sports and fitness management, health and fitness
Business and Management16business, business administration, accounting, accounting and management, managerial economics, international business, MIS, fashion merchandising, business and related services ...
Therapy and Counseling13psychology, communication disorders, communication disorders services
Science12biology, chemistry
Media10media studies, public relations and advertising
Education and Teaching7special ed, education of learning disabled, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, art education, English teaching, math teaching, music teaching, physical education teaching, ...
Art Studies4visual and performing arts
Religion and Philosophy4religion, philosophy and religious studies
Computer Science and Engineering3computer and info science
Family and Social Work2family and consumer science, food and related services
Music2music, music performance, various music studies
Design1interior design
Conservation and Resource Management1environmental science
Drama and Performing Arts1theatre arts management
Fine Arts0art history and criticism

Number of programs and degrees for Lambuth University in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree12350

Lambuth University Student Body

In 2007-2008, Lambuth University had a total enrollment of 751 students (734 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 64%
Women 36%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 71%
Black 20%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 32%
20-21 38%
22-24 19%
25-29 5%
30-34 2%
35-39 1%
40-49 2%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)3%

Lambuth University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 60 %

Lambuth University Room and Board (2007)

Lambuth University offers campus housing for 611 of its 734 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Jackson, Tennessee for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Tennessee Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Lambuth University Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal440570
SAT Math460570
ACT Verbal2026
ACT Math1825
ACT Composite2025

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT10%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT95%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Lambuth University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 17,450
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 17,450
Room and board $ 7,570
Room charge $ 3,600
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,970
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 4,000

Financial Aid:
Lambuth University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 349800)

Lambuth University Faculty

Lambuth University has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track118
Non-tenured and not on tenure track02

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year0*1*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year7$50,7583$38,262
Associate professoracademic year14$38,4329$37,728
Assistant professoracademic year8$42,0154$38,052
Instructoracademic year1*4$35,598
All faculty totalacademic year30$42,38920$37,447

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Lambuth University Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Mid-South Conference
Basketball Independent Southeast Region
Baseball Independent Southeast Region
Track Independent Southeast Region

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports3566101

Lambuth University Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Accounting and Business/Management
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Fashion Merchandising
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Interior Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Education/Teaching Individuals - Specific Learning Disabilities
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General

Family And Social Work
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services, Other

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
General Studies
History, General
International/Global Studies
Political Science and Government, General

Mathematics, General

Communication and Media Studies, Other
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other

Music Performance, General
Music, General
Music, Other

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Religion And Philosophy
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Religion/Religious Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Therapy And Counseling
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other
Communication Disorders, General
Psychology, General

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Lambuth University Highlights

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What Sets Lambuth University Apart:

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checked United Methodist affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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