If you want to apply to Lindenwood University, the application fee costs $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
Lindenwood 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.
Lindenwood University is amoderately difficult school to get into. Lindenwood University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.
In 2021, Lindenwood University **accepted 92% of students, around 2,483 of the 2,695 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Lindenwood 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. For applicants who are not residents of Missouri, getting into Lindenwood University is moderately difficult. Lindenwood 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 has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important 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 put the most emphasis the areas where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Lindenwood University must submit the following items. Double check with Lindenwood University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
|Other Requirements||√||personal resumé indicating community service, youth leadership, clubs, organizations, and non-academic experience|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||3|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Lindenwood University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. Lindenwood University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Lindenwood University is 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, 25% of Lindenwood University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 74% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Lindenwood University applicants, you should strive to earn between 990 and 1160 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Lindenwood University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1160 and 25% of scored lower than 990, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Lindenwood University student is 1081.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Lindenwood University students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 500 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Lindenwood University students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 500 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Lindenwood 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 Lindenwood 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 Lindenwood University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Lindenwood University.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Lindenwood University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Winter Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Lindenwood University?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Lindenwood University.
Does Lindenwood University accept transfer credits?
Lindenwood University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Lindenwood University accepts:
DSST/DANTES Life Long Learning Credit ACE recommendations for credit
Does Lindenwood University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Lindenwood University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Lindenwood University?
No, Lindenwood University is test optional, so you can choose if you want to to include your ACT or SAT scores. If you have higher than average scores, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..
How hard is it to get into Lindenwood University? Lindenwood University is a somewhat selective institution. The Lindenwood University acceptance rate is 92%. This means that the institution accepts 92 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lindenwood University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lindenwood 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 Lindenwood University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Lindenwood 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.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1160 and Above
990 to 1160
990 and Less
The median SAT score for Lindenwood University students is 1081. Applicants with SAT scores of 1160 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Lindenwood University, while applicants with SAT scores between 990 to 1160 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 990 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Lindenwood University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Lindenwood University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.35. 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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