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Lincoln Memorial University Admissions

Check in with Lincoln Memorial University's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

Students who apply for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than July 1.

Lincoln Memorial University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Lincoln Memorial University 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 22%
Mean SAT Score 1095
Admissions Test Policy Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 16%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 84%
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Considering Applying Early to Lincoln Memorial University?

Lincoln Memorial University does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is Lincoln Memorial University Hard To Get Into?

It is moderately difficult to get into Lincoln Memorial University. Lincoln Memorial University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Lincoln Memorial University accepted 69% of all applicants, around 1,120 of the 1,632 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Lincoln Memorial University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What's Most Important to Get In to Lincoln Memorial University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Lincoln Memorial University

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Important
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Lincoln Memorial University Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Lincoln Memorial University must submit the following items. Double check with Lincoln Memorial University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 3
Other Requirements immunization records, financial aid application
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What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Lincoln Memorial University?

Students admitted to Lincoln Memorial University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

Out of all students that were admitted, 47% submitted a class rank. At Lincoln Memorial University 22% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 47% were in the top 25% and 77% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Lincoln Memorial University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 47%
3.75 and 3.99 18%
3.50 and 3.74 15%
3.25 and 3.49 17%
3.00 and 3.24 16%
2.50 and 2.9 17%
2.00 and 2.49 5%

Lincoln Memorial University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Lincoln Memorial University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 16% of Lincoln Memorial University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 84% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Lincoln Memorial University?

To be competitive with other Lincoln Memorial University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1010 and 1210 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Lincoln Memorial University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1210 and 25% of scored lower than 1010, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Lincoln Memorial University student is 1095.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Lincoln Memorial University students scored 610 or higher and 75% of students scored 500 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Lincoln Memorial University students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 500 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Lincoln Memorial University?

To be most competitive at Lincoln Memorial University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 25 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Lincoln Memorial University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.

A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Lincoln Memorial University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.

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Transferring to Lincoln Memorial University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Lincoln Memorial University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Lincoln Memorial University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

Lincoln Memorial University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Lincoln Memorial University?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Lincoln Memorial University.

Does Lincoln Memorial University accept transfer credits?

Lincoln Memorial University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Lincoln Memorial University accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • DSST/DANTES
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does Lincoln Memorial University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Lincoln Memorial University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Lincoln Memorial University?

No, Lincoln Memorial University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you may want not want to include them in your application..

What is Lincoln Memorial University's acceptance rate?

Lincoln Memorial University's acceptance rate is 69%.

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Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

69%

How hard is it to get into Lincoln Memorial University? Lincoln Memorial University is a somewhat selective institution. The Lincoln Memorial University acceptance rate is 69%. This means that the institution accepts 68 out of every 100 applicants.

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Lincoln Memorial University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lincoln Memorial University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lincoln Memorial University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Lincoln Memorial University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

19 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above

Good

19 to 25

Avg

19 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Lincoln Memorial University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Lincoln Memorial University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Lincoln Memorial University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1010 - 1210

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Math SAT Range

500 - 610

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Reading SAT Range

500 - 610

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1210 and Above

Good

1010 to 1210

Avg

1010 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Lincoln Memorial University students is 1095. Applicants with SAT scores of 1210 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Lincoln Memorial University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1010 to 1210 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1010 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Lincoln Memorial University.

Lincoln Memorial University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.29

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Lincoln Memorial University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.29. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,885

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

69%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$23,490

Out-of-State

$23,490

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Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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