Lindenwood University Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

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Lindenwood University Admissions Overview:

Even with an acceptance rate of 55%, Lindenwood is a fairly accessible college. Those with good grades and test scores have a good chance of being admitted. Students applying to Lindenwood will need to submit an application along with SAT or ACT scores and a high school transcript. Additional, optional materials include a resume, personal essay, and letters of recommendation.

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Admissions Data (2016):

  • Lindenwood University Acceptance Rate: 55%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

Lindenwood University Description:

Founded in 1827, Lindenwood University is a private, four-year university located on 500 acres in Saint Charles, Missouri. Lindenwood has several other off-site locations including a campus in Belleville, The school has a historical relationship with the Presbyterian Church and has a values-centered curriculum. Lindenwood's main campus serves about 12,000 students who a supported by a student / faculty ratio of 13 to 1. The university offers over 120 graduate and undergraduate degrees in a variety of areas spanning the arts, liberal arts, sciences, and professional fields.

Students stay active outside of the classroom through participation in a wide variety of clubs, organizations, and intramural sports including dodge ball, ultimate Frisbee, and Quidditch. Lindenwood also has an  active Greek life, including three sororities and six fraternities. When it comes to intercollegiate athletics, the Lindenwood Lions compete in the NCAA Division II Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) with sports including men’s wrestling, women’s ice hockey, and men’s and women’s swimming and diving.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 10,750 (7,549 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 46% Male / 54% Female
  • 90% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $16,332
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $8,800
  • Other Expenses: $3,600
  • Total Cost: $29,932

Lindenwood University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 98%
    • Loans: 64%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $9,656
    • Loans: $6,140

Academic Programs:

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 70%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 32%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 29%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 49%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Track and Field, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Wrestling, Volleyball, Baseball, Bowling, Basketball, Lacrosse
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Softball, Soccer, Track and Field, Swimming and Diving, Softball

    Data Source:

    National Center for Educational Statistics

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