Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301
(636) 949-4949
Accrediting Agency:
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Established in 1827, Lindenwood University is a four-year liberal arts school rooted in Judeo-Christian values and located in St. Charles, Mo. With national and international recognition, the school provides more than 120 degree programs to a student body of approximately 17,000. Lindenwood University was ranked among Regional Universities (Midwest), Tier 2, by U.S. News & World Report. The institution provides integrated liberal arts curriculum that promotes ethical lifestyles and lifelong learning. Though Lindenwood has provided education opportunities to students in Missouri for decades, online programs were added to extend the academic reach even further to students around the world.

Programs Offered

Undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered entirely online through Lindenwood University, in popular subjects such as criminal justice, general studies, educational technology, and business administration. The programs are designed to prepare students for real-world challenges in their specific area of study, and are taught by professionals with years of experience in the field. Blackboard, the online learning platform used by Lindenwood, gives students the ability to connect with their classrooms remotely to access course materials, assignments, course discussion forums, and tests. From the convenience of their own home or wherever they need to study, students can obtain an accredited degree from Lindenwood that meets their standards of academic excellence. Lindenwood provides a variety of student tutorials to potential students to learn the elements associated with online learning located here.


The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools accredited Lindenwood University to award degrees to graduating students.


Lindenwood University evaluates students for admission based on academic achievement and merit. This is determined by the applicants’ former high school academics (grade point average and class rank), university work, and ACT/SAT scores. At the undergraduate level, applicants will submit record of academic work and experience, official transcripts noting grade point average, and ACT/SAT results for consideration. Graduates are accepted on a more flexible standard; the school seeks to admit students with a desire to learn demonstrated through academic background rather than meeting specific standards. The university does require official transcripts showing record of bachelor’s degree earned, a completed application, fee, and record of GPA. Lindenwood accepts students from all nationalities and backgrounds.

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