Lipscomb U. Announces 3-Year Degree Option

April 14, 2009

Lipscomb University announced Monday that it will create a new option for students to finish a bachelor's degree in three years. Participants will have to take summer courses, but they will still be able to save $10,000 in college costs and enter the job market a year ahead of others. Sen. Lamar Alexander, a Republican from Tennessee, was on campus for the announcement. While relatively few colleges have seen major demand for three-year programs, Alexander has encouraged more colleges to experiment with the idea.

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