Lincoln Memorial University (LMU)

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LMU can be found in Harrogate, TN, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Approximately 5,400 students are enrolled at LMU.

Many of the students that got into Lincoln Memorial University got an SAT score in the range of 990 - 1210, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 19 - 25. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.33. 50% of all those students that apply are admitted to LMU, from which 35% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Lincoln Memorial University was reported as 49.6% in Fall 2020 with over 1,550 college applications submitted to LMU. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • LMU ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • LMU Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Lincoln Memorial University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Lincoln Memorial University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for LMU has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 51.1%
  • 2017-2018: 65.3%
  • 2018-2019: 59.7%
  • 2019-2020: 49.6%
  • Projected LMU Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 51.7%

How Does Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Lincoln Memorial University is fourteen percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Union College in Barbourville, KY54.7%
Carson-Newman University69.2%
Johnson University53.3%
Tusculum College72.4%
Maryville College56.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading500 - 620
Math490 - 590
Total Score990 - 1210
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 25
Math17 - 25
Composite Score19 - 25
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