Lindenwood U

Lindenwood University

209 S Kingshighway St, St Charles, United States
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  • Class Notes
    3
  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    0
  • Currently Enrolled
    14
  • Previously Enrolled
    55

Overview of Lindenwood University (Lindenwood U)

About this school

Lindenwood is a church-affiliated university. Founded as a liberal arts college for women in 1827, it adopted coeducation in 1969. Its 1,250-acre campus is located in a residential area of St. Louis. Campus architecture includes Tudor Gothic-style buildings.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:6,948
    • Men:3,190 (45.9%)
    • Women:3,758 (54.1%)

Location

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Admission Information (Lindenwood U)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Lindenwood University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
1
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
August 26
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
209 South Kingshighway
City, State, Zip
St. Charles, MO  63301-1695
Phone
(636) 949-4949
Fax
(636) 949-4910
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
3 recommended for all freshmen
Other
Personal resumé indicating community service, youth leadership, clubs, organizations, and non-academic experience required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
74% of 2,895 applicants were admitted
Women
76% of 1,507 applicants were admitted
Men
72% of 1,388 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,708 (80%) of 2,135 admitted students enrolled
Women
878 (77%) of 1,142 admitted students enrolled
Men
830 (84%) of 993 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.28
375 And Above
22%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
20%
2.00 - 2.49
4%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
6%
• Score 600 - 700
15%
• Score 500 - 600
59%
• Score 400 - 500
20%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
19%
• Score 500 - 600
49%
• Score 400 - 500
30%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |20-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
5%
• Score 24 - 29
31%
• Score 18 - 23
59%
• Score 12 - 17
5%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Lindenwood U)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $16,960 (55.49738219895288%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,800 (28.79581151832461%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (3.926701570680628%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,600 (11.780104712041885%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Lindenwood University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002480
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
938 (99.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
548 (58.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
548 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
91 (16.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$15,902
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 490 (89.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,630
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 431 (78.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,446
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 453 (82.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
372 (39.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,380

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
6,081 (98.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,757 (61.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,557 (94.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
331 (9.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
42%
Average Award
$12,478
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,159 (88.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,974
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,125 (87.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,138
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,672 (47.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,925 (31.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,185

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
61%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$32,774
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Library Science, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Junior Miss, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Public Servants, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,850

Academics & Instruction (Lindenwood U)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


292

Part-Time Faculty


1,038

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


18%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 28% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 40% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 27% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 15% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 50% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 35% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
308,832

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Lindenwood University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


73.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


31.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


46.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


50.0%

Programs & Majors (Lindenwood U)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (102)


  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Advertising
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Business and Personal/Financial Services Marketing Operations
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Studies
  • Christian Studies
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Criminology
  • Dance, General
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Directing and Theatrical Production
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
  • Drawing
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Science
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Finance, General
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Fire Services Administration
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General
  • General Studies
  • Gerontology
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Information Technology
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Management
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Nursing Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Restaurant/Food Services Management
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Communication/journalism, Parks and recreation, Computer and information sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering, nursing

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Science in Administration, Master of Accountancy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration

Master's Programs of Study (35)


  • Accounting
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Arts Administration
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • English as a Second Language
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance and Banking
  • Gerontology
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Human Resources Management
  • Human Services
  • International Business
  • Internet and Interactive Multimedia
  • Journalism
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Media Studies
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nursing--General
  • Project Management
  • Public Administration
  • School Psychology
  • Sports Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Writing

Campus Life (Lindenwood U)

Location & Geography

Population


67,569

Nearest Metropolitan Area


550 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


St. Louis

Weather


Temperature
20.8 average low in January, 85.2 average high in September
Rain
105 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
15 mile(s) from campus in St. Louis
Nearest Bus Station
20 mile(s) from campus in St. Louis
Nearest Train Station
20 mile(s) from campus in St. Louis

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


55% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


45%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Lion
School Colors
Black and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Riflery
Rugby
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Table Tennis
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo
Weight Lifting
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Riflery
Rugby
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Table Tennis
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo
Weight Lifting
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Lindenwood University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, kappa delta pi, athletes in action, black student union, lindenwood gender sexualities alliance, psychology interest club

Sororities


3% of women participate

Fraternities


1% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


6,235

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
6,948
Women
3,758
Men
3,190

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.8% Asian
  • 14.0% Black/African-American
  • 4.4% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 56.7% White
  • 20.9% Unknown

International Students


11.7% from 88 countries

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


3,097

Student Resources (Lindenwood U)

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