Lindenwood University

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General Information

Admission Office

209 South Kingshighway

St. Charles, MO 63301-1695

(636) 949-4949

Fax: (636) 949-4989

Contact: Joe Parisi

Dean of Undergraduate Day Admissions
Main Address

209 South Kingshighway

St. Charles, MO 63301-1695

(636) 949-2000

Total undergrads: 6,343

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,106

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,330

Graduate enrollment: 3,742


Suburban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 40%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 66%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Acting B
Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Arts – General B
Arts Management B
Dance B
Directing/Theatrical Production B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fashion Design B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Multimedia B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music Management/Merchandising B
Music Theory/Composition B
Musical theater B
Theater Design/Stagecraft B
Theatre Arts Management B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Environmental Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Business Communications B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance/Banking B
Hospitality Administration/Management B
Human Resources Management B
International Business B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Nonprofit Management B
Retailing B
Valuation Sciences B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Digital Communications/Multimedia B
Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Organizational Communication B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Technology B


Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Early Childhood Special Education B
Elementary Education B
French Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Technology/Industrial Arts Education B
Trade/Industrial Education B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Emergency Medical Services Management B
Health System Administration B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Gerontology B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Personal & Culinary Services

Funeral Direction B
Funeral Services/Mortuary Science B

Philosophy & Religion

Christian Studies B
Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services B
Public Administration B
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B
Fire Services Administration B

Social Sciences

Criminology B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Pastoral Counseling B
Pre-Ministerial Studies C
Youth Ministry B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Lindenwood University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (636) 949-2000
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 209 S Kingshighway, Saint Charles, MO 63301-1695
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 9,468
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 49%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 5,438 (57% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $17,600
Out-of-state Tuition: $17,600
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $11,529

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Lindenwood University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Lindenwood University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 31315
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 64
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 173
Education 55114
English Language and Literature/Letters 131
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 64
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 42
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 31
Social Sciences 62
Theology and Religious Vocations 1
Visual and Performing Arts 147
Grand total 1083514

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Lindenwood University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $17,600
Out-of-state $17,600
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $17,600
Out-of-state $17,600

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 933 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 930 99% $11,529
Student loan aid 588 63% $6,626

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 5,758 83% $8,836
Federal student loans 4,371 63% $7,760

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Lindenwood University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Lindenwood University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,416 1,645 1,771
Percent admitted 100% 86% 90%
Percent admitted who enrolled 31% 31% 30%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Lindenwood University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 9,468
Undergraduate enrollment 6,529
Graduate enrollment 2,939

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Lindenwood University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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