Lindenwood University (LU)

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LU can be found in Saint Charles, MO, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Over twelve thousand students are enrolled at Lindenwood University.

Students can submit either the SAT or ACT exam scores at this school. A score in the range of 1310 to 1650 on the SAT exam, or 20 to 25 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. We were able to estimate the Lindenwood University (LU) average GPA (2.98 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 66% of all those students that apply are granted admission to LU, from which 61 percent choose to attend. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected Lindenwood University (LU) acceptance rate 2015 is estimated to be 63%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Lindenwood University (LU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Lindenwood University was reported as 66.3% in Fall 2013 with over 3,380 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • LU SAT Scores: 1310 - 1650
  • LU ACT Scores: 20 - 25
  • LU Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Lindenwood University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Lindenwood University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Lindenwood University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 63.3%
  • 2010-2011: 55.8%
  • 2011-2012: 53.4%
  • 2012-2013: 65.8%
  • 2013-2014: 66.3%
  • Projected LU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 62.5%

How Does Lindenwood University (LU) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Lindenwood University is nineteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Maryville University of Saint Louis76.1%
Missouri Baptist University61.0%
University of Missouri-St Louis74.2%
Washington University in St Louis15.6%
Webster University58.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Lindenwood University (LU) (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading430 - 550
Math470 - 580
Writing410 - 520
Total Score1310 - 1650
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 25
Math19 - 25
Composite Score20 - 25
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