Tuition & Fees

$7,042

$13,432

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
20%
400-499
60%
300-399
20%
500-599
40%
400-499
40%
300-399
20%
30-36
1%
24-29
5%
18-23
25%
12-17
51%
6-11
18%
Below 6
0
24-29
5%
18-23
24%
12-17
69%
6-11
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
5%
18-23
32%
12-17
61%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Selective

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,776
Declined + 4,162
Total Received 6,938
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Public

2,821

undergraduate students

123

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 170-acre campus is located in Jefferson City, MO.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 2,944
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

170-acre campus in Jefferson City (population: 43,330), 20 miles from Columbia and 122 miles from St. Louis. Branch campus at Fort Leonard Wood Army Base in Waynesville. Served by bus and train; air serves Columbia; larger airports serve St. Louis (122 miles) and Kansas City (148 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Lincoln University
820 Chestnut Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
33%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
78%
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
6%
Top 1/4
23%
Top 1/2
61%
Bottom 1/2
39%
Bottom 1/4
14%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
20%
400-499
60%
300-399
20%
500-599
40%
400-499
40%
300-399
20%
30-36
1%
24-29
5%
18-23
25%
12-17
51%
6-11
18%
Below 6
0
24-29
5%
18-23
24%
12-17
69%
6-11
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
5%
18-23
32%
12-17
61%
6-11
1%

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

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,776
Declined + 4,162
Total Received 6,938

Admissions Factors

Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Particular talent/ability
State residency

Not Considered

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

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Admissions Contact

DeRecco Lynch
Director of Admissions
P: 800 521-5052
F: 573 681-5889
admissions@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 - $10,522
Total with Avg. Aid $1,580

Financial Aid

63%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,522

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,143,302
State $904,050
Institutional $1,006,141
Other external $575,412
Total $9,628,905

Non-need-based

Federal $41,206
State $15,000
Institutional $104,530
Other external $744,102
Total $904,838

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA)
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
Early Childhood Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Elementary School Teaching
English
English Education
Environmental Science
Guidance/Counseling
History
Journalism
Liberal Studies
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Middle School Education
Middle School Teaching
Music Education
Natural Science
Nursing
Nursing Science
Physical Education
Physics
Physics Education
Political Science
Pre-Engineering
Psychology
Public Administration
Sacred Music
School Administration/Supervision
Secondary School Teaching
Social Sciences Education
Social Work
Sociology
Sociology/Criminal Justice
Spanish
Special Education
Surgical Technology
Wellness
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Undergraduate

96%

2,821
students

Female
55%
1,550

Male
45%
1,271

Graduate

4%

123
students

Female
62%
76

Male
38%
47

undergraduateFull-time

69%

1,974
students

Female
52%
1,018

Male
48%
956

undergraduatePart-time

31%

847
students

Female
63%
532

Male
37%
315

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
41%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
29%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

52%

Transfer applicants accepted

71%

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

  • 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 12
Countries most often represented Jamaica
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
Sierra Leone
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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