Lincoln University

Jefferson City, MO 65101
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Lincoln University is one of the thirteen public 4-year colleges in Missouri. The campus is located in an urban area, in Jefferson City.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,619 students attend the school. Every year 16% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Lincoln University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $6,270, and fees were $1,362. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $12,810 and $1,362 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students2,619
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate53%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 1 21
Bachelor's degree 3 52
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 97.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1926 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
04/01/1988 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
10/01/2004 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$209/credit
In State Students$209/credit
Out of State Students$427/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$291/credit
In State Students$291/credit
Out of State Students$542/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $9,405 $9,405 $19,215
ADN 70 $14,630 $14,630 $29,890
BSN 125 $26,125 $26,125 $53,375
FNP 50 $14,550 $14,550 $27,100
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 96% of Lincoln University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 73% $4,621
Other Federal Grant 12% $617
State Grant & Scholarships 30% $1,985
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 56% $5,295
Federal Student Loans 90% $6,372
Private Loans 1% $3,667


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$10,533
$30,001 to $48,000$10,366
$48,001 to $75,000$12,403
$75,001 to $110,000$13,757
Over $110,000$12,328

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Missouri state board of nursing.
Lincoln University
820 Chestnut Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101

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