If you are thinking about applying to Lincoln University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
The following is an overiew of some of Lincoln University's admissions stats.
|Lincoln University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||2.8|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||4%|
|Mean SAT Score||850|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||21%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||63%|
These are the application deadlines for Lincoln University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Lincoln University does not offer early decision or early action.
For applicants who are not residents of Missouri, getting into Lincoln University is not difficult.
It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Lincoln University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight 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 apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you stand out.
Wondering what factors are considered by Lincoln University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Lincoln University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Lincoln University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Lincoln 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)||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
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%.
At Lincoln University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|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%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Lincoln University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Lincoln University considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Lincoln University is not test optional. 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 aim to score 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.
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 not 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?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Lincoln University.
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
Does Lincoln University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Lincoln University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and 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.
What is Lincoln University's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Lincoln University is 61%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Lincoln University?
❌ Lincoln University does not offer early decision.
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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.
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
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.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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