Lincoln University

Jefferson City, MO

Lincoln University

Jefferson City, MO

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Tuition & Fees

$7,909

$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
12%
400-499
43%
300-399
41%
200-299
2%
24-29
4%
18-23
30%
12-17
64%
6-11
0
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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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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Location

School Facts

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

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 2,436
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Columbia Regional

Lincoln University
820 Chestnut Street
Jefferson City, MO
65101

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
49%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association (SGA)
  • Lincoln University Band
  • Alpha Kappa Mu
  • Army ROTC
  • International Student Association

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Springfest
  • Founder's Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • Rape Aggression Defense class upon request, Operation ID, timely warnings, text message safety alerts, Webpage with helpful tips

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
13%
Top 1/2
43%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
17%
400-499
55%
300-399
28%
500-599
12%
400-499
43%
300-399
41%
200-299
2%
24-29
4%
18-23
30%
12-17
64%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.71

Selective

53%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Considered

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

97%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,163

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,547
Room & board $7,282
Additional fees $1,362.20
Books & supplies $2,000
Other fees $203
Total $17,394.20
Average Financial Aid - $5,163
Total with Avg. Aid $12,231.20
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Softball
Track and field

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Cheerleading, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Agriculture, General
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Technology, General
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other
History, General
Information Science/Studies
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, Other
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 54%
Student 4 year graduation rate 8%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 7%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
57%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
28%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

148

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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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
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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