Lindenwood is a church-affiliated university. Founded as a liberal arts college for women in 1827, it adopted coeducation in 1969. Its 1,250-acre campus is located in a residential area of St. Louis. Campus architecture includes Tudor Gothic-style buildings.

Website: www.lindenwood.edu/

Private
Co-ed
6,529
Undergraduate
Students
(54.0%) 3,524 Women
(46.0%) 3,005 Men
2,939
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
88% of 3,416 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.25
SAT Math
500-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
500-580 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$31,300
Tuition and Fees
$18,100
Room and Board
$9,200
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Freshman Award
$18,160
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$33,611
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
283
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 28% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

St. Charles Population
67,569
Nearest Metropolitan Area
St. Louis
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
55% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Lion
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.0% Asian
14.8% Black/African-American
5.3% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
62.5% White
12.5% Unknown
International Students
11.8% from 86 countries
First-Year Students Returning
70.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
32.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
91%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   3
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies   3
History   1
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required for some August 10
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
209 South Kingshighway
City, State, Zip
St. Charles, MO 63301-1695
Phone
(636) 949-4949
Fax
(636) 949-4910
E-mail
admissions@lindenwood.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
3 recommended for all freshmen
Other
Personal resum&,e indicating community service, youth leadership, clubs, organizations, and non-academic experience required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
88% of 3,416 applicants were admitted
Women
90% of 1,771 applicants were admitted
Men
86% of 1,645 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,708 (57%) of 3,010 admitted students enrolled
Women
977 (61%) of 1,592 admitted students enrolled
Men
851 (60%) of 1,418 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
0
Students Accepting Wait List Position
0
Students Admitted From Wait List
0

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.25
3.75 and Above
22%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
20%
2.00 - 2.49
4%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
500-580 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
18%
Score of 500 - 600
59%
Score of 400 - 500
21%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
500-580 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
20%
Score of 500 - 600
57%
Score of 400 - 500
21%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
22 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
4%
Score of 24 - 29
31%
Score of 18 - 23
58%
Score of 12 - 17
7%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$31,300
Tuition and Fees
$18,100
Room and Board
$9,200
Books and Supplies
$1,250
Other Expenses
$2,750
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning -100
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002480
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
837 (99.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
664 (58.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
662 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
130 (16.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$18,160
Need-Based Gift
Received by 662 (89.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,596
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 592 (78.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,549
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 81 (82.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
154 (39.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,062

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
4,556 (98.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,803 (83.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,803 (94.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
592 (9.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
57%
Average Award
$14,800
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,626 (88.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,953
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,416 (87.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,946
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 284 (47.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
823 (31.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,077

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
65%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$33,611
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Library Science, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Junior Miss, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Public Servants, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,820
Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Economics, Other
  • Education, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Biology
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Information Technology
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Management
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Nursing Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
  • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Computer and information sciences, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, nursing
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
283
Part-Time Faculty
940
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
19%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 28% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 50% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 35% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
354,101
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
231
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Accountancy

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance and Banking
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Public Administration
  • Sports Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


St. Charles Population
67,569
Nearest Metropolitan Area
St. Louis
Campus Size
285 acres

Weather

Temperature
20.8 average low in January, 85.2 average high in September
Rain
105 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
20 mile(s) from campus in St. Louis
Nearest Train Station
20 mile(s) from campus in St. Louis

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
55% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Lion
School Colors
Black and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Bowling x x x x
Cheerleading x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Field Hockey x x    
Football     x x
Golf x x x x
Gymnastics x x    
Ice Hockey x x x x
Lacrosse x x x x
Riflery x x x x
Rugby x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x x x
Water Polo x x x x
Weight Lifting x x x x
Wrestling x x x x
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Bowling x x
Cheerleading x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey x x
Football    
Golf x x
Gymnastics x x
Ice Hockey x x
Lacrosse x x
Riflery x x
Rugby x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Water Polo x x
Weight Lifting x x
Wrestling x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Bowling x x
Cheerleading x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey    
Football x x
Golf x x
Gymnastics    
Ice Hockey x x
Lacrosse x x
Riflery x x
Rugby x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Water Polo x x
Weight Lifting x x
Wrestling x x
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, kappa delta pi, athletes in action, black student union, lindenwood gender sexualities alliance, psychology interest club
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
6,529
Women
3,524 (54.0%)
Men
3,005 (46.0%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
5,969
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.0% Asian
14.8% Black/African-American
5.3% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
62.5% White
12.5% Unknown
International Students.
11.8% from 86 countries
Average Age
24
All Graduate Students
2,939

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
70.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
32.9%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
47.5%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
50.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
91%
Average Starting Salary
91%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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