Lincoln University, Missouri

country rank  1141
world rank  3977

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University Overview

Established in 1866, Lincoln University, Missouri is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Jefferson City (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Missouri. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Lincoln University, Missouri (LU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Lincoln University, Missouri (LU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym LU
Founded 1866
Motto Laborare et studere
To labor and study
Colours Navy blue and white

University Location

Address 820 Chestnut Street
Jefferson City (population range: 10,000-49,999)
65102-0029 Missouri
United States
T +1 (573) 681 5000
F +1

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 820 Chestnut Street, Box 29
Jefferson City
+1 (573) 681 5599
800 521 5052

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Lincoln University, Missouri's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)
  • Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Missouri State Board of Nursing
  • Accrediting Commission for


  • American Association of University Women (AAUW)
  • American Council on Education (ACE)
  • American Library Association (ALA)
  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
  • Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP)
  • Association of 1890 Land-Grant Universities
  • Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (AEJMC)
  • Association of Continuing Higher Education (ACHE)
  • Black College Communication Association
  • Council of Historically Black Graduate Schools (CHBGS)
  • International Science and Engineer Fair (ISEF)
  • Missouri Academy of Science (MAS)
  • Missouri Library Association (MLA)
  • Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (MACTE)
  • Missouri Society of Association Executives (MSAE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • National Association for Business Teacher Education (NABTE)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
  • University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018