Lindenwood University

Add Comparison
2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$19,100
3.02% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$18,016
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.77%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
74%
4,372 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
7,000
65.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
54.2%
532 Graduates

About

Lindenwood University is a higher education institution located in St. Charles County, MO. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Lindenwood University were General Business (188 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (71 degrees), and General Psychology (61 degrees).

In 2022, 2,052 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lindenwood University. 62.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,287 degrees), 4.65 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (277 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lindenwood University is $19,100, which is $−11,050 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Lindenwood University is $19,100, which is $−11,050 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,016.

In 2022, 98% of undergraduate students attending Lindenwood University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$19,100
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Lindenwood University was $19,100. The cost of tuition at Lindenwood University is $−11,050 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

This chart compares the tuition costs of Lindenwood University (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$18,016
2022 Value
2.05%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Lindenwood University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,016. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Lindenwood University grew by 2.05%.

This chart compares the average net price of Lindenwood University (in red) with that of other similar universities.

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Other Student Expenses

$12,315
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lindenwood University was of $12,315 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 7.7% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

This chart compares the average student costs at Lindenwood University (in red) with that of similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid by Income Level

98%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
63%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

98% of undergraduate students at Lindenwood University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 10.1% with respect to 2021, when 89% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Lindenwood University (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.77%
2019 Default Rate
55
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Lindenwood University was 1.77%, which represents 55 out of the 3113 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

View Data
Save Image

Admissions

Lindenwood University received 4,372 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 30.3% annual growth. Out of those 4,372 applicants, 3,236 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74% acceptance rate.

There were 7,000 students enrolled at Lindenwood University in 2022. 6% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lindenwood University has an overall enrollment yield of 27.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,236
Accepted Out of 4,372

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lindenwood University was 74% (3,236 admissions from 4,372 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 74.8%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 30.3%, while admissions grew by 28.9%..

This chart compares the acceptance rate of Lindenwood University (in red) with that of other similar universities, and the chart below shows the acceptance rate by gender.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

SAT Scores

6%
Submission Percentage (2022)
55
Scores Submitted (2022)

6% of enrolled first-time students at Lindenwood University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The following chart shows the average SAT scores for the 25th, 50th, and 75th percentile of applicants for each section of the test that they are evaluated on.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment

Lindenwood University had a total enrollment of 7,000 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Lindenwood University is 4,603 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,397. This means that 65.8% of students enrolled at Lindenwood University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lindenwood University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.6% White, 14.6% Black or African American, 4.6% Hispanic or Latino, 2.47% Two or More Races, 1.69% Asian, 0.486% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.371% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Lindenwood University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (36%), followed by White Male (28%) and Black or African American Female (7.32%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.3%), followed by White Male (18.7%) and Black or African American Female (10.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

65.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lindenwood University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,000 students. The full-time enrollment at Lindenwood University is 4,603 and the part-time enrollment is 2,397. This means that 65.8% of students enrolled at Lindenwood University are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at Lindenwood University (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Retention Rate over Time

77%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Lindenwood University was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), Lindenwood University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at Lindenwood University (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    4,521 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    1,020 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    322 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Lindenwood University is 64.6% White, 14.6% Black or African American, 4.6% Hispanic or Latino, 2.47% Two or More Races, 1.69% Asian, 0.486% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.371% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 315 students (4.5%) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduates

In 2022, 508 more women than men received degrees from Lindenwood University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lindenwood University is white (1,287 degrees awarded). There were 4.65 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (277 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lindenwood University is General Business (188 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (71 degrees) and General Psychology (61 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Lindenwood University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are English (130 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (109 degrees), and Education (410 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lindenwood University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,859,191 people), Accountants & auditors (1,071,899 people), Other managers (871,333 people), Secondary school teachers (617,036 people), and Financial managers (529,486 people).

The most specialized majors at Lindenwood University in 2022 are English (130 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (109 degrees), Education (410 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (105 degrees), and Business (559 degrees) (as of 2022).

View Data
Save Image

Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lindenwood University are Surgeons, Physicians, Nurse anesthetists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Lindenwood University are English (130 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (109 degrees), Education (410 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (105 degrees), and Business (559 degrees) (as of 2022).

View Data
Save Image

Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lindenwood University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,477,143 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (775,605 people), Computer Systems Design (644,284 people), Banking & related activities (537,012 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (515,708 people).

The most specialized majors at Lindenwood University are English (130 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (109 degrees), Education (410 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (105 degrees), and Business (559 degrees) (as of 2022).

View Data
Save Image

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Lindenwood University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 188 degrees awarded
  2. 71 degrees awarded
  3. 61 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lindenwood University was General Business with 188 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from bachelors degree programs at Lindenwood University according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

772
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,280
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 772 degrees were awarded to men at Lindenwood University, which is 0.603 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,280).

This chart displays the sex disparity between the top 5 majors at Lindenwood University by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 118 degrees were awarded to men at Lindenwood University in General Business, which is 1.07 times more than the 110 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 110 degrees were awarded to men at Lindenwood University in General Business, which is 0.932 times less than the 118 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Time to Complete

34%
100% Completion Time
47%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 34% of students graduating from Lindenwood University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 47% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 48% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Doctoral Universities Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Lindenwood University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 12.6% of graduates (67 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,287 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    277 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    90 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lindenwood University is white (1,287 degrees awarded). There were 4.65 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (277 degrees).

5.85% of degree recipients (120 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    823 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    464 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    182 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Lindenwood University is white female (823 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (464 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Operations

Lindenwood University has an endowment valued at nearly $184M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−11.7%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, Lindenwood University had a total salary expenditure of 131M. Lindenwood University employs 66 Professors, 66 Associate professors and 36 Assistant professors. Most academics at Lindenwood University are Female Professor (43), Male Associate professor (35), and Female Associate professor (31).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lindenwood University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 129 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 88 employees, and Management with 78 employees.

Endowment

$184M
2022 Endowment
9.66%
decline from 2021

Lindenwood University has an endowment valued at about $184M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Lindenwood University declined 9.66% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $189M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Lindenwood University (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Salary Expenditure

$52.9M
2022 Salaries
3.37%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Lindenwood University paid a median of $52.9M in salaries, which represents 40.3% of their overall expenditure ($131M) and a 3.37% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructional Salaries

$16.9M
Instructional Salaries
184
Number of Employees

In 2022, Lindenwood University paid a total of $16.9M to 184 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
66 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
129 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lindenwood University were Professor with 66 employees, Associate professor with 66 employees, and Assistant professor with 36 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lindenwood University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 129 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 88 employees, and Management with 78 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lindenwood University was Female Professor with 43 employees, Male Associate professor with 35 employees, and Female Associate professor with 31 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Lindenwood University.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart