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Become a Blue Tiger

If you enjoy the arts and culture of a big city, we are just a few hours between the metropolitan cities of Kansas City and St. Louis. You will feel the rich history our campus has to offer as one of the oldest historically black college and universities in the United States. We were founded by the soldiers and officers of the 62nd and 65th regiments of the United States Colored Infantries in 1866.

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What Will You Study?

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Future Students

As a student, you may have a moment when you recognize that you can use some extra assistance in completing or planning academic work, finding new ways to take a class, finding internship opportunities and connecting with your college representatives.

Colleges & Schools

At Lincoln University, students may access a wide range of academic undergraduate and graduate programs. These undergraduate and graduate schools and programs allow students to choose from more than 75 degrees.

School of Nursing

The world needs qualified, skilled nurses who understand compassion and respect. Through the support, education, and caring culture you'll find at Lincoln, you'll enter this dynamic, challenging field with skills and expertise to provide quality, compassionate care to all people.

School of Education

Get ready to change the world one student at a time. Lincoln’s power of together — and 155-year history of educating successful teachers, leaders and coaches — provides unique support and advantage for our School of Education students, from your undergraduate degree to master's degree to specialist (EdS).

School of Business

Prepare to excel in diverse, global, technology-based business environments with a Lincoln business degree — recognized worldwide for excellence. Gain a competitive edge in today’s global economy by working together with experienced faculty members to apply knowledge and skill. Lincoln is ready to nurture your entrepreneurial spirit!

College of Agriculture, Environmental and Human Sciences

Tackle some of the world’s most challenging agriculture problems. Improve the lives of small farmers and help them contribute profitably to their communities. Help fuel the economic engine that drives farming. Within Lincoln’s College of Agriculture, Environmental and Human Sciences (CAEHS), you will learn from today’s innovators of science and business.

Department of Science, Technology and Mathematics

Our Department of Science, Technology and Mathematics offers associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees in a variety of specialized areas. Learn about essential theories and concepts while developing practical skill to put that knowledge to work in real-world situations and jobs. In our small classes, you will have the time and space to explore key science, technology, and mathematical concepts and get the individual attention from your professors that will help you take your learning to the next level.

Department of Humanities and Communication

Lincoln's Department of Humanities and Communications offers you the chance to study in small and dynamic classes taught by an expert and dedicated faculty. You can explore literature and creative writing in our English Department, prepare for a career covering the news in our School of Journalism, or develop proficiency in a second language in our Foreign Languages Program.

Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Seeking to understand people and why they do what they do is one of the most important and valuable areas of study you can take on today. Lincoln's Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences offers you the opportunity to pursue that study in a small but driven learning community. In your studies at Lincoln, you will dig into major questions regarding human interactions at multiple levels, including interpersonal and as a group, and in interaction with social institutions.

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Student Success

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“I am so grateful to faculty and staff members who have trained and assisted me throughout my academic career at Lincoln University. My success as a transfer student was due to the help that I received from faculty members. I have gained a vast amount of knowledge from the hands-on experiences during my degree program.”

Aliyah Tucker, Class of 2022 BS Agriculture – Plant and Soil Science Learn More
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"I've grown so much just in those six months. I have gained so much knowledge, confidence in myself, and more to the point where I can say this career is for me. I'm willing to take on every obstacle that comes my way."

Ti'Aja Fairlee, Luleta 2021 Graduate from East St. Louis, MO Criminal Justice Learn More
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“I am so grateful for my wonderful professors, especially Dr. Ann McSwain, dean of nursing. She has gone above and beyond to ensure that students' emotional and academic needs are met.”

Jessica Daro, Class of 2020 Nursing Major from New Bloomfield, MO Learn More
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LU Homecoming 2022 Event Dates and Details
LU Homecoming 2022

September 25 - October 1

As homecoming is traditionally an exciting time when we welcome back former students, families, friends; Lincoln University hosts a variety of events designed to increase engagement, foster a uniformed sense of community and leverage the power of together. Click the link below to see what Lincoln has in store for you this Homecoming!

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I have long studied great leaders, and I am amazed by folks who can look at something, not for what it is, but for what it could be. That’s what excites me the most about having this opportunity to lead this great institution. Lincoln University’s best days are ahead. Everyone who cares about Lincoln holds the responsibility to ensure the soldiers’ dreams thrive. Like you, I, too, am committed to expanding the growth and strengthening the reputation of Lincoln as a proud HBCU.
September 23, 2022