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Lincoln University of Missouri Demographics & Diversity

Jefferson City, Missouri

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Lincoln University of Missouri are mainly Black with a significant White population. The school has high racial diversity. 64% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Lincoln University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.

Racial demographics of Lincoln University students
Race Percent of Students
White 36%
Black 52%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 2%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 51% more female students than male students enrolled at Lincoln University with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Lincoln University of Missouri has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Lincoln University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Lincoln University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 800
Women 1,212

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Lincoln University of Missouri serves a low number of students outside of Missouri, with 65 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Lincoln University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 65%
Out of State 33%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$50,439 per year

45% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 16.5%
Part time Undergrads 15.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=177940 IPEDS survey data for Lincoln University.