If you are thinking about applying to Lincoln University, the application fee costs $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
Lincoln 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.
Lincoln University is anot competitive school to get into. Lincoln University has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.
In 2021, Lincoln University **accepted 61% of students, around 2,973 of the 4,847 students who applied.
Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Lincoln University, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores. Admissions to nursing and teacher education programs is program moderately difficult.
Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult. For applicants who are not residents of Missouri, getting into Lincoln University is slightly difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you shine.
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|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|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Lincoln University must submit the following items. Double check with Lincoln University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
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|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||2|
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Students admitted to Lincoln University have an average unweighted GPA of 2.8.
Out of all students that were admitted, 77% submitted a class rank. At Lincoln University 4% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 12% were in the top 25% and 41% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Lincoln University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||9%|
|3.50 and 3.74||6%|
|3.25 and 3.49||9%|
|3.00 and 3.24||9%|
|2.50 and 2.9||27%|
|2.00 and 2.49||27%|
|Lincoln University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
Lincoln University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 21% of Lincoln University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 63% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Lincoln University applicants, you should strive to earn between 760 and 930 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Lincoln University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 930 and 25% of scored lower than 760, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Lincoln University student is 850.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Lincoln University students scored 480 or higher and 75% of students scored 390 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Lincoln University students scored 462.5 or higher, and 75% scored a 390 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Lincoln University, you should strive to earn between 14 and 19 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 19 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Lincoln University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 19, and three out of four students scored lower than 19 on the ACT.
A 14 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Lincoln University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 14.
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For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Lincoln University.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Lincoln University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Lincoln University?
Students who are admitted to Lincoln University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Lincoln University accept transfer credits?
Lincoln University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Lincoln University accepts:
CLEP subject tests DSST/DANTES Life Long Learning Credit ACE recommendations for credit
Does Lincoln University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Lincoln University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Lincoln University?
Lincoln University. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into Lincoln University? Lincoln University is a open admission institution. The Lincoln University acceptance rate is 61%. This means that the institution accepts 61 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Lincoln University is 17. Students with an ACT score of 19 and above have a good chance of getting into Lincoln University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 14 and 19 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 14 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
930 and Above
760 to 930
760 and Less
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.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Lincoln University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.75. 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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