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Lincoln University of Missouri is a public historically black institution located in Jefferson City, MO. Many historically black colleges and universities (also known as HBCUs) were established after the civil war to provide newly freed African Americans with educational opportunities. As a land grant institution this school is one of the larger public institutions in the state of Missouri. Enrollment at Lincoln University of Missouri is nearly three thousand annually.
Here is a list of some of the popular programs Lincoln University of Missouri offers:
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Security And Protective Services
- Liberal Arts And Sciences
The school operates under an open enrollment policy, admitting any applicants that meet the minimum requirements for admission. Submission of transcripts, test scores, and letters of recommendations may be needed for certain programs. More information from the admissions office can be found at lincolnu.edu.
Tuition & fees at Lincoln University of Missouri vary for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state tuition costs around $7,100 per year, while out-of-state tuition costing $13,000 for the year. The cost of on-campus housing is about $2,900 for the year. Students enrolled at Lincoln University may qualify for aid which is usually grants and loans.
The mascot for Lincoln University of Missouri is the "Blue Tigers", and they participate in intercollegiate sports through the oversight and organization of the NCAA. Available athletic programs offered may include but not limited to:
- Baseball (NCAA Division II)
- Basketball (NCAA Division II)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division II)
For a complete list of areas of study, programs, enrollment information, student services, and more, please take a look at the school's website at http://www.lincolnu.edu/.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give you an idea of the candidates Lincoln University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Lincoln University is around 3,100 students, with undergraduate students making up about 96% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,200. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $20 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- In-State Tuition: $6,200-$7,400
- Nonresident Student Tuition: $13,000-$15,050
- Charges per unit:
- State Residents: $210-$250 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $420-$500 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||97%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||87%||$5,478|
|Receiving Student Loans||75%||$5,972|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 25%.
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, Lincoln University may offer services like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
The overall graduation rate of Lincoln University is approximately 21%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||5%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||9%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||4%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program (more info)
- Music Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program (more info)
Lincoln University of Missouri is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Mid-America Intercollegiate Ath Assoc)
- Basketball (Mid-America Intercollegiate Ath Assoc)
- Track and Field (Mid-America Intercollegiate Ath Assoc)
- Football (Mid-America Intercollegiate Ath Assoc)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
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