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Lindsey Wilson College is a private institution that was founded in 1903. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,187, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 200 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Lindsey Wilson College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $21,230 (2012-13).
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The mission of Lindsey Wilson College is to serve the educational needs of students by providing a living-learning environment within an atmosphere of active caring and Christian concern where every student, every day, learns and grows and feels like a real human being.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||United Methodist|
When applying to Lindsey Wilson College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 68.6 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||68.6%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Lindsey Wilson College is 14:1, and the school has 61.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Lindsey Wilson College include: Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other; Business Administration and Management, General; Criminal Justice/Safety Studies; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; and Elementary Education and Teaching. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 55.0 percent.
Lindsey Wilson College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,187, with a gender distribution of 40.7 percent male students and 59.3 percent female students. At this school, 47.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 53.0 percent of students live off campus. Lindsey Wilson College is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Lindsey Wilson College offers a number of student services including placement service, health service, and health insurance. Lindsey Wilson College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Lindsey Wilson College, 80 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Lindsey Wilson College.
|Students who have cars on campus||80%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Lindsey Wilson College, 91.9 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $13,490.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$21,230 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$8,230 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data