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Colleges / Lincoln University

Lincoln University

Jefferson City, MO 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate61%
Acceptance Rate61%

About Lincoln University

Lincoln University is a public, state school in the town of Jefferson City, Missouri. Lincoln University was founded in 1866. The college currently enrolls around 2,012 students per year, including 1,892 undergrad students.

Lincoln University Acceptance Rate

It is not competitive to get into Lincoln University. The acceptance rate at Lincoln University is 61%. In 2021, 4,847 students applied to Lincoln University and 2,973 were admitted.

Lincoln University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 61%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.8
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 21%

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Lincoln University is locatedin Jefferson City, Missouri,.

If you are interested in seeing Lincoln University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 54 to Jefferson City, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Columbia Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Lincoln University and Jefferson City are like without leaving home.

College Info

820 Chestnut Street Jefferson City, MO 65061

Campus Setting: Small Town

Lincoln 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 University is Continuous processing.

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

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

Lincoln University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

760 - 930


Math SAT Range

370 - 480


Reading SAT Range

390 - 463

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

930 and Above


760 to 930


760 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Lincoln University students is 850. Applicants with SAT scores of 930 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Lincoln University, while applicants with SAT scores between 760 to 930 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 760 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Lincoln University.

Lincoln University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Lincoln University is like? There are approximately 2,012 students enrolled at Lincoln University, including 1,892 undergraduate students and 120 graduate students. 69% percent of students attend school full-time, 70% percent are from MO and 30% percent of students are from other states.


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