Lindenwood University


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Four-one-four

State: Missouri


LU offers values-centered programs leading to the development of the whole person-an educated, responsible citizen of a global community. LU is committed to providing an integrative liberal arts curriculum, offering professional and pre-professional degree programs, focusing on the talents, interests, and future of the student, supporting academic freedom and the unrestricted search for truth, affording cultural enrichment to the surrounding community, promoting ethical lifestyles, developing adaptive thinking and problem-solving skills, furthering lifelong learning. LU is an independent, public-serving, liberal arts university that has an historical relationship with the Presbyterian Church and is firmly rooted in Judeo-Christian values.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 10074
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Faculty: 188

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 54:1
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Contact Information

209 S Kingshighway St
Charles Missouri 63301


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Main Phone: 636-949-2000

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Admissions Contact:
Colleen Carriker
Admissions Counselor , Office of Admissions

Transfer Services Contact:
Laura Steinmeyer
Admissions Counselor , Office of Admissions
636.949.4949 [ ]

International Admissions Contact:
Chris Burnette
Director of International Relations , Office of International Admission

Athletics Contact:
John Creer
Athletics Director, Athletic Department

Applying to Transfer

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LU accepts course credits from several community colleges that can be used to meet Lindenwood University's general education requirements for a Bachelor of Arts Degree or a Bachelor of Science Degree. Contact Academic Services with questions:(636.949.4954)

Test Scores for Applying:
Send ACT or SAT Results. Lindenwood's code number is 2324 for the ACT, or 6367 for the SAT. Transfer students with 24 or more hours of credit and applicants who have been out of high school for five or more years may not be required but are recommended.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Letters of recommendation are welcome and encouraged, but not required.

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Application Fee:
Non-refundable $30 application fee.

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