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Lincoln University Overview

Lincoln University is a public institution situated in Jefferson City, Missouri. Jefferson City is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Lincoln University Known For?

422 Undergraduate Awards
$21,578 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The highest award offered at LU Missouri is the post-master's certificate.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 71% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is Lincoln University?

Location of Lincoln University

Contact details for LU Missouri are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 820 Chestnut Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: 573-681-5000
Website: https://www.lincolnu.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/LUBlueTigers
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/LUBlueTigers

How Do I Get Into LU Missouri?

You can apply to LU Missouri online at: https://dynamicforms.ngwebsolutions.com/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fSubmit%2fForm%2fStart%2f1d2e0dd8-a402-4c7c-b3cc-2c74298603cb

Lincoln University has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Lincoln University?

$21,578 Net Price
82% Take Out Loans
25.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of LU Missouri is $21,578. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At LU Missouri, approximately 82% of students took out student loans averaging $6,389 a year. That adds up to $25,556 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at LU Missouri is 25.2%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Lincoln University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,593 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
65% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,323 undergraduate students at LU Missouri, with 1,593 being full-time and 730 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  LU Missouri

There are also 113 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,593 full-time undergraduates at LU Missouri, 40% are male and 60% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  LU Missouri

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Lincoln University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of LU Missouri Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 8
Black or African American 944
Hispanic or Latino 31
White 430
International Students 51
Other Races/Ethnicities 129

Geographic Diversity

Missouri students aren't the only ones who study at Lincoln University. At this time, 17 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 16 countries are represented at LU Missouri. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Jamaica, Saudi Arabia, and Nigeria.

Online Learning at Lincoln University

111 Took All Classes Online
866 Took At Least One Class Online
-3.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 1 master’s degree programs available online at LU Missouri. In 2017-2018, 866 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at LU Missouri has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 53rd most popular in Missouri for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of LU Missouri

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Lincoln University was -3.2%. This is the #2,390 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at LU Missouri regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of LU Missouri majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 25%
Business, Management & Marketing 30%
Health Professions 3%
Nursing 3%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at LU Missouri ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at LU Missouri.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Nursing #490

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Lincoln University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Nursing 21 42 0 0 63
Business Administration & Management 0 47 0 5 52
Criminal Justice & Corrections 6 40 0 0 46
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 27 0 0 27
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 27 0 0 27
General Psychology 0 21 0 0 21
Information Science 0 18 0 0 18
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 17 0 1 18
General Biology 0 15 0 0 15
General Sales & Marketing 0 15 0 0 15
Journalism 0 14 0 0 14
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 12 0 0 12
Social Work 0 12 0 0 12
Student Counseling 0 0 0 11 11
Accounting 0 10 0 0 10
General Agriculture 0 6 0 3 9
Computer Information Systems 7 0 0 0 7
Civil Engineering Technology 0 7 0 0 7
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 7 0 0 0 7
Other Social Sciences 0 0 0 7 7
Fine & Studio Arts 0 7 0 0 7
General Engineering Technology 6 0 0 0 6
Mathematics 0 6 0 0 6
Political Science & Government 0 6 0 0 6
Other Education 0 0 5 0 5
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 4 0 0 4
History 0 3 0 1 4
Natural Resources Conservation 0 3 0 1 4
Chemistry 0 4 0 0 4
Sociology 0 4 0 0 4
Special Education 0 3 0 0 3
Physics 0 3 0 0 3
Natural Sciences 0 0 0 2 2
Educational Administration 0 0 0 1 1
General English Literature 0 1 0 0 1
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 1 0 0 1
Public Administration 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 47 375 5 32 459

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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