Tuition & Fees

$7,042

$13,432

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
1%
24-29
7%
18-23
30%
12-17
48%
6-11
14%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
7%
18-23
28%
12-17
64%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
7%
18-23
37%
12-17
55%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
15

teacher

students

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Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,631
Declined + 2,446
Total Received 5,077
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Public

2,618

undergraduate students

120

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing Science
  2. Business Administration
  3. Criminal Justice
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Codes

SAT 6366
ACT 2322

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School Facts

Lincoln University, founded in 1866, is a public coeducational institution. Its 174-acre campus is located in Jefferson City, MO.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 2,738
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Jefferson City, MO

174-acre campus in Jefferson City (population: 43,132), 20 miles from Columbia and 132 miles from St. Louis. Branch campus at Fort Leonard Wood Army Base in St. Robert. Served by bus and train; air serves Columbia; larger airports serve St. Louis (132 miles) and Kansas City (157 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Lincoln University
820 Chestnut Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
43%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
71%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
24%
Top 1/2
56%
Bottom 1/2
44%
Bottom 1/4
17%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
1%
24-29
7%
18-23
30%
12-17
48%
6-11
14%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
7%
18-23
28%
12-17
64%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
7%
18-23
37%
12-17
55%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements ACT only Required

Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,631
Declined + 2,446
Total Received 5,077

Admissions Factors

Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Liz Morrow
Director of Admissions/Registrar
P: 800 521-5052
F: 573 681-5889
enroll@lincolnu.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,150
Room $3,400
Board $660
Additional fees $892
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $12,102
Average Financial Aid - $11,908
Total with Avg. Aid $194

Financial Aid

62%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,908

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $664,370
State $814,330
Institutional $1,158,230
Other external $632,234
Total $3,269,164

Non-need-based

Federal $37,228
State $12,000
Institutional $114,382
Other external $519,498
Total $683,108

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
bowling
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
softball
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association, Great Lakes Valley Conference
Mascot
Blue Tigers
School colors
navy blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agribusiness
Agriculture
Art
Art Education
Biology
Biology Education
Business Administration
Business Education
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Civil Engineering Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Drafting Technology
Elementary Education
Elementary School Teaching
English
English Education
Environmental Science
Guidance/Counseling
Higher Education in HBCU
History
Integrated Agriculture Systems
Journalism
Liberal Studies
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Middle School Education
Middle School Teaching
Natural Science
Nursing
Nursing Science
Physical Education
Physics
Physics Education
Political Science
Pre-Engineering
Psychology
Public Administration
Secondary School Teaching
Social Sciences Education
Social Work
Sociology
Sociology/Criminal Justice
Spanish
Special Education
Wellness
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Undergraduate

96%

2,618
students

Female
57%
1,503

Male
43%
1,115

Graduate

4%

120
students

Female
57%
68

Male
43%
52

undergraduateFull-time

70%

1,851
students

Female
56%
1,033

Male
44%
818

undergraduatePart-time

30%

767
students

Female
62%
470

Male
38%
297

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
42%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
27%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

56%

Transfer applicants accepted

53%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 8
Countries most often represented Canada
Jamaica
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
Swaziland
Tanzania
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Duwon Clark
Coordinator for International Student Services
573 681-5477
clarkd@lincolnu.edu

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