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Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM







Undergraduate Applicants

  1. Earned a high school diploma with a minimum "C" average (typically a 2.00 or greater GPA) or completed state requirements for a GED. 
  2. Met the Missouri Core Curriculum Requirements
    • Electives (3 units)
      (2 units of foreign language are strongly encouraged
    • English (4 units)
      (Two of which must emphasize composition or writing; one unit may be speech or debate)
    • Math (3 units)
      (High school level Algebra and beyond, including Algebra II)
    • Social Studies (3 units)
      (Includes American History and at least one semester of Government)
    • Science (3 units)
      (One of which must be a laboratory based course)
    • Fine Arts (1 unit)
  3. Submitted results from either the ACT or the SAT examination.  Scores should be sent directly to Lincoln University. 

Admissions decisions cannot be made without receipt of all required admissions materials.


Homeschooled Applicants

Homeschooled students are encouraged to apply for admission to Lincoln.  Admission will be will be evaluated based on submission of a transcript that lists the courses taken and grades earned as well as official ACT or SAT test results.  The transcript must be submitted with the parent's (or a Homeschool administrator's) notarized signature.


Transfer Applicants

Lincoln University admits students who may benefit from and contribute to its educational programs, regardless of age, race, creed, sex, color, religion, national origin or handicap.  The University tries to provide each applicant the opportunity for a college education.

Transfer student applicants with a cumulative GPA of 2.00 (on a 4.00 scale) for all college work attempted, who have earned 30 or more credit hours, and who are in good standing at their most recent college or university are eligible for admission to Lincoln University.  

Transfer student applicants whose cumulative GPA is less than 2.00, and who are eligible to return to their most recent college or university, may be admitted to the University on academic probation.


Visiting/Non-Degree Seeking

Students may be admitted to Lincoln as a visiting student while they are enrolled at a regionally accredited college or university.

Students may be admitted to Lincoln as a non-degree seeking student if they wish to enroll in courses for professional or personal growth.

Visiting and/or non-degree seeking students are not eligible to receive federal student financial aid.

To enroll at Lincoln as a visiting or non-degree seeking student, a student must apply for admission and submit the non-refundable application fee to the Office of Admissions and Recruitment.

Visiting and/or non-degree seeking students may register for any courses at Lincoln in which there are available seats.  Registration for visiting and non-degree seeking students is coordinated through ourCenter for the First-Year Experience.