About Lambuth University
Located in the center of West Tennessee between Nashville and Memphis, Jackson is home to Christ-centered Lambuth University. The area offers a wide variety of attractions and recreation, including the Casey Jones Village and Casey Jones Home/Museum, Britton Lane Civil War Battlefield, the Dickson Gallery of Fine Art, The International Rock-A-Billy Hall of Fame, the N.C. & St.L Depot and Railroad Museum, the National Bird Dog Museum, Pinson Mounds Archaeological State Park, Civil War battlefields at Parker¡¦s Crossroads and Salem Cemetery, Shiloh National Military Park, Sheriff Buford Pusser Home and Museum, Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl Farm, Tennessee River Museum, West Tennessee Cultural Heritage Museum, and the West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center. Sports fans can enjoy West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx Baseball, and outdoor enthusiasts can pursue boating, swimming, and fishing at Lake Graham or relax and explore at Cypress Grove Nature Park, which offers 7,000 feet of winding boardwalk into an unspoiled 165-acre cypress forest, an observation tower, a lake, and trails. The area offers five golf courses, five parks with campgrounds, and a marina at the Birdsong Resort. The Ned McWherter Cultural Arts Center offers a performing arts center and monthly art exhibits. Other points of interest are Jumpin¡¦ Jack Shrimp Farm, Century Farm Winery, Wildflower Farm, and the Donnell Century Farm. Dining options are plentiful and range from fast food to casual to fine dining, including a variety of international cuisines as well as traditional Southern cooking.
Lambuth University offers the BS in visual arts with a concentration in graphic art and visual communication. Coursework for the concentration includes advanced drawing and graphic arts, photography, and printmaking. Majors are strongly encouraged to pursue a minor in business to complement studies in art and visual communications.
Lambuth offers more than forty clubs and organizations for students, ranging from social, religious, service, to professional and athletic interests. Intramural sports include flag football, volleyball, table tennis, basketball, softball, Frisbee golf, and bowling, although sports may be added or deleted as student interest dictates. Lambuth athletic teams include basketball, baseball, softball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, volleyball, cheerleading, and a dance team. Student services include tutoring, computer-based testing, academic, career, and personal counseling. Federal, state, and University financial aid are available to students who qualify for assistance. The University also offers a number of merit scholarships, scholarships for transfer students, endowed scholarships, and scholarships for United Methodist students. Prospective students are strongly encouraged to contact the financial aid office early to learn more about their options and deadlines for applications.
Lambuth University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor-level degrees.