Lincoln University 1

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PO Box 29

Jefferson City, MO 65102-0029

Phone: (573) 681-5000
2012-2013 Tuition
Aug. 1
application deadline

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Lincoln University is a public institution that was founded in 1866. It has a urban setting and the campus size is 157 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,725 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $12,725 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Lincoln University is an 1890 land grant, comprehensive institution, which is part of the Missouri state system of higher education. Founded in 1866 by the enlisted men and officers of the 62nd and 65th Colored Infantries, LU was designed to meet the educational and social needs of freed African-Americans. While committed to this purpose, LU has expanded its historic mission to embrace the needs of a significantly broader population reflecting varied social, economic, educational and cultural backgrounds. Thus, the core mission is to provide excellent educational opportunities for a diverse student population in the context of an open enrollment institution.

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School type public
Year founded 1866
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When applying to Lincoln University, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 15. The application fee at Lincoln University is $17.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

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Application deadline August 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by July 15

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Academic Life

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Student Life

Lincoln University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.

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Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NCAA II

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Campus Info & Services

Lincoln University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, health service, and health insurance. Lincoln University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Lincoln University, 80 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Lincoln University.

Students who have cars on campus 80%
Health insurance offered Yes

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In-state tuition and fees $6,725 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $12,725 (2012-13)
Room and board $5,271 (2012-13)
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