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Located in Saint Charles, Missouri, Lindenwood University is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of Lindenwood University is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

113 Undergraduate Degrees
461 Graduate Degrees
$23,966 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
74% Acceptance Rate

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Lindenwood University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Lindenwood University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#44 Most Popular Teaching Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#81 Most Popular Teaching Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#86 Most Popular Teaching Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Lindenwood University.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Most Popular Other Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Most Popular Curriculum & Instruction Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#40 Most Popular Educational Administration Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Lindenwood University?

Location of Lindenwood University

Contact details for Lindenwood University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 209 S Kingshighway, Saint Charles, MO 63301-1695
Phone: 636-949-2000

How Do I Get Into Lindenwood University?

You can apply to Lindenwood University online at:

Admission Requirements for Lindenwood University

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Lindenwood University?

74% Acceptance Rate
53% Of Accepted Are Women
21% Submit SAT Scores
Lindenwood University has an acceptance rate of 74%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 47% of accepted students are men and 53% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 72%, and the acceptance rate for women is 76%.

Average Test Scores

About 21% of students accepted to Lindenwood University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 380 and 520. Math scores were between 480 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Lindenwood University  ( 380 to 520 )

SAT Math Scores for Lindenwood University  ( 480 to 610 )
Lindenwood University received ACT scores from 79% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 24. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 20 and 25.

ACT English Scores for Lindenwood University  ( 19 to 24 )
ACT Math Scores for Lindenwood University  ( 18 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for Lindenwood University  ( 20 to 25 )

Can I Afford Lindenwood University?

$23,966 Net Price
63% Take Out Loans
1.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Lindenwood University is $23,966. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Lindenwood University, approximately 63% of students took out student loans averaging $6,626 a year. That adds up to $26,504 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Lindenwood University is 1.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Lindenwood University Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,000 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,654 undergraduate students at Lindenwood University, with 5,000 being full-time and 654 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Lindenwood University

There are also 2,738 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,000 full-time undergraduates at Lindenwood University, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Lindenwood University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Lindenwood University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Lindenwood University Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 55
Black or African American 597
Hispanic or Latino 234
White 2,895
International Students 592
Other Races/Ethnicities 627

Geographic Diversity

Missouri students aren't the only ones who study at Lindenwood University. At this time, 41 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 108 countries are represented at Lindenwood University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Venezuela, Panama, and Canada.

Online Learning at Lindenwood University

1,294 Took All Classes Online
4,030 Took At Least One Class Online
41.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 5 bachelor’s degree and 6 master’s degree programs available online at Lindenwood University. In 2017-2018, 4,030 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Lindenwood University has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Lindenwood University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Lindenwood University was 41.8%. This is the #334 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Lindenwood University regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Lindenwood University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Lindenwood University.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Other Education #7
Other Education #7

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Lindenwood University Teaching Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Other Education 34 0 138 0 172
General Educational Leadership & Administration 0 62 55 28 145
Elementary Education 48 0 0 0 48
Curriculum & Instruction 0 12 0 32 44
Teacher Education 0 0 35 0 35
Superintendency & Educational System Administration 0 0 34 0 34
Education/Teaching of the Gifted & Talented 0 0 24 0 24
Secondary School Administration/Principalship 0 3 11 0 14
Physical Education Teaching & Coaching 12 0 0 0 12
General Education 10 0 0 0 10
Reading Teacher Education 0 0 9 0 9
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration 0 0 7 0 7
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism 0 0 7 0 7
Early Childhood Education 7 0 0 0 7
Music Education 0 0 2 0 2
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 0 0 2 0 2
General Special Education 1 0 0 0 1
Trade & Industrial Teacher Education 1 0 0 0 1
Other Educational Administration & Supervision 0 0 0 0 0
Educational, Instructional, & Curriculum Supervision 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 113 77 324 60 574


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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