Lindenwood University, a nonprofit private institution, offers an assortment of degree programs, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Saint Charles, Missouri, the campus offers an urban setting for students to study in. LU has a yearly student enrollment of approximately eleven thousand.
A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Social Sciences
- Communications And Journalism
The admissions process will begin with the submission of an application, transcripts, records, and test scores, which are then reviewed by admissions officials. Students may take either the SAT or ACT exam scores to be considered for admissions to this school. A score in a range of 1250 to 1640 on the SAT, or 20 to 24 for the ACT is usually submitted among admitted students. This school admits about 50 percent of students applying annually. Of those accepted, about 58 percent of students enrolled. More information on admissions can be found at lindenwood.edu.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is nearly $15,000, but may change each year. Students are encouraged to visit the school's price of attendance calculator to better understand their cost of attendance. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the required requirements.
The mascot for LU is the "Lions", and they participate in intercollegiate athletics through the oversight and organization of the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include the following:
- Baseball (NAIA Division I)
- Basketball (NAIA Division I)
- Track & Field (NAIA Division I)
Students who wish to view more about this school may take a look at their website at http://www.lindenwood.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give an overview of the candidates Lindenwood University accepts. The details may include 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 Lindenwood University is around 12,000 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 11% enrolling as graduate students and 71% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are between $16,000-$19,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
- Part time students pay in the range of $450 to $540 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||98%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||97%||$9,455|
|Receiving Student Loans||65%||$6,162|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Lindenwood University may offer services to students including:
- Online course work available
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
- Assistance to find work
Lindenwood University has an overall graduation rate which is around 45%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||25%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||15%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||6%|
Lindenwood University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division I 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)
- Field Hockey
- Football (Mid-America Intercollegiate Ath Assoc)
- Ice Hockey
- Swimming and Diving
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.
Get more information about the programs offered by Lindenwood University by clicking the request information to the right.
(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
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Personal and Culinary Services
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Lindenwood University for official up-to-date information.