Lincoln University was founded in 1866 by the men of the 62nd and 65th United States Colored Infantries and their white officers, for the special benefit of freed African Americans. Today, Lincoln University's role in the education of Missourians and others and its service to stakeholders throughout the state, the nation, and across the globe is well recognized. Lincoln University continues to serve the needs of its diverse student body through a tradition of offering innovative programs that makes the college experience special.
- Offers 50 learner-centered undergraduate degree programs
- Master's degree programs in education, business and the social sciences
- Fifty registered student organizations, ranging from fraternities and sororities, to academic and professional affiliations
- Internship opportunities with local and national employers
- Global-reaching research opportunities
Lincoln University of Missouri is a historically black, 1890 land-grant, public, comprehensive institution that provides excellent educational opportunities including theoretical and applied learning experiences to a diverse population within a nurturing, student-centered environment.
Lincoln University specializes in meeting the needs of a diverse student population in terms of age, ethnicity, gender, and socio-economic background. As a historically black institution, Lincoln continues to give particular attention to African-American students from both within and outside Missouri. The University also provides academic, personal, and social programs and services that are commensurate with the needs of the diverse population which it serves. In this regard, an array of unique, as well as standard, educational and support services are provided. In addition, the University provides opportunities for non-traditional students to participate in educational activities held at on- and off-campus sites.
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. Lincoln University offers many resources and services to help you along the path to completing your degree.
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.
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