2,512
Students
Financial aid thermometer
14,660
Avg. Financial Aid
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
52
52%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Lincoln University is a Comprehensive institution located in Jefferson City, MO, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address Office of Admissions, 820 Chestnut Street
B-7 Young Hall
Jefferson City, MO  65101
United States
Contact Liz Morrow
Director of Admissions/Registrar
Email: admissions@lincolnu.edu
Phone: 573-681-5102
Fax: 573-681-5889

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,423
Applied
1,796
Accepted
2,512
Enrolled
52%

Applying

0
Application Fee
2.6
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 443 420 470
SAT Math 429 355 490
ACT Composite 17 14 19

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,270
In-state
12,810
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,362
Full-time student fees
7,068
Room & board
3,618
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

14,660
Avg. Financial Aid Package
17,962
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
17,705
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,112
Avg. Loan Aid
3,000
Avg. Grant Aid
4,024
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
68%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
4%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,512
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
30%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.4%
Black or African American 57.21%
White or Caucasian 29%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.34%
Asian 0.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 3.18%
Other 4.94%

Gender

Male (42.48%)
Female (57.52%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 48%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Springfest and Founder's Day

Student Services

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More services
career development, disabilities services, veterans affairs

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association (SGA), Lincoln University Band, Alpha Kappa Mu, Army ROTC and International Student Association

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
Rape Aggression Defense class upon request, Operation ID, timely warnings, text message safety alerts, Webpage with helpful tips

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Football No Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
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Softball No No No
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Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
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Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
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Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
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Faculty

153
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 105
Part-time - 48
Male - 75
Female - 78