Lincoln University

Jefferson City, MO

Lincoln University

Jefferson City, MO

Tuition & Fees

$7,910

$14,712

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
17%
400-499
55%
300-399
28%
500-599
13%
400-499
43%
300-399
42%
200-299
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
4%
18-23
23%
12-17
55%
6-11
17%
24-29
4%
18-23
19%
12-17
76%
6-11
1%
24-29
5%
18-23
31%
12-17
63%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,281
Declined + 2,014
Total Received 4,295
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Public

2,323

undergraduate students

113

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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Location

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 2,436
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)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Jefferson City, MO

174-acre campus in Jefferson City (population: 42,895), 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 (128 miles) and Kansas City (170 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Lincoln University
820 Chestnut Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
35%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
13%
Top 1/2
43%
Bottom 1/2
57%
Bottom 1/4
21%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
17%
400-499
55%
300-399
28%
500-599
13%
400-499
43%
300-399
42%
200-299
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
4%
18-23
23%
12-17
55%
6-11
17%
24-29
4%
18-23
19%
12-17
76%
6-11
1%
24-29
5%
18-23
31%
12-17
63%
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

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,281
Declined + 2,014
Total Received 4,295

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

Sonja Jackson
Director of Undergraduate Admissions & Recruitment
P: 800 521-5052
F: 573 681-5889
admissions@lincolnu.edu

Financial Aid

74%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$2,033.00

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,548
Room $3,278
Board $1,096
Additional fees $1,362
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $14,284
Average Financial Aid - $2,033
Total with Avg. Aid $12,251

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,417,986
State $743,704
Institutional $1,193,204
Other external $302,776
Total $8,657,670

Non-need-based

Federal $50,166
State $15,000
Institutional $136,739
Other external $243,229
Total $445,134
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 573 681-6156
F: 573 681-5871
financialaid@lincolnu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Kala Smith
Director of Financial Aid
smithk@lincolnu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodegeball, flag football, kickball, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

John Moseley (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

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
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
Educational Leadership
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
Special Education
Wellness
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Most Popular Majors

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

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,436

total students

70%

in-state

30%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

2,323
students

Female
59%
1,381

Male
41%
942

5%

113
students

Female
61%
69

Male
39%
44

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

68%

1,593
students

Female
60%
949

Male
40%
644

32%

730
students

Female
60%
432

Male
40%
298

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
43%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
21%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

51%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Countries most often represented Jamaica
Malawi
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
Spain
Tanzania
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jeannie Culberson
International Student Affairs
573 681-5473
culbersonv@lincolnu.edu

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