Lincoln University, Missouri

country rank  1300
world rank  4070

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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 (EduListing enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 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 in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy. 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
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Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 820 Chestnut Street
Jefferson City
+1 (573) 681 5102
800 521 5052

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Lincoln University, Missouri's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP
  • Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education DESE
  • Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs ACBSP
  • Missouri State Board of Nursing
  • Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing ACEN

Memberships and Affiliations

  • 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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