Freshman Admission Requirements
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.
All applicants applying as a freshman must possess a high school diploma or GED diploma. Admissions decisions cannot be made without receipt of all required admissions materials.
As an open-enrollment institution for Missouri residents, applicants who are Missouri residents and have earned a high school diploma or GED diploma are eligible for admission to Lincoln University.
Applicants who are non-Missouri residents must ean a high school diploma, graduate from high school with at least a "C" average (typically a 2.00 or greater GPA) and have completed/passed all state-appropriate exit exams to be eligible for admission to Lincoln University.
High School Core Curriculum
The following high school core curriculum, developed by the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education, is required for college-bound students, beginning with the high school graduating class of 2010:
Applicants must submit results from either the ACT or the SAT examination. Scores should be sent directly to Lincoln University. Our ACT code is 2322; our SAT code is 6366. Information about the ACT, including test dates, can be found here; information about the SAT, including test dates, can be found here.
Homeschooled students are encouraged to apply for admission to Lincoln. Homeschooled students will be evaluated similarly to students who attended/are attending a public or private high school. Homeschooled students must submit a transcript that lists the courses taken and grades earned as well as official ACT or SAT results. The transcript must be submitted with the parent's (or homeschool administrator's) notarized signature.