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Lincoln University of Missouri Demographics & Diversity

Jefferson City, Missouri

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

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 students of color. 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%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 38% more female students than male students enrolled at Lincoln University with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% 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 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Lincoln University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,040
Women 1,438

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Lincoln University of Missouri serves a low number of students outside of Missouri, with 69 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Lincoln University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 69%
Out of State 29%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$50,439 per year

73% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,478
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.