|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into Lindenwood University and can I get accepted? The school has a 88% acceptance rate ranking it #36 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,414 out of 3,899 applicants were admitted making Lindenwood University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Lindenwood University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||490|
|SAT Composite 25th||980|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||580|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1170|
|Average SAT Score||1080|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Lindenwood University?
Lindenwood University typically requires applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #24 in Missouri for highest average SAT composite score. 35 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1170 and Above||Good||>93%|
|1075 to 1170||Avg +||88%-93%|
|980 to 1075||Avg -||81%-88%|
|885 to 980||Reach||72%-81%|
|Less than 885||Low||<72%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Lindenwood University?
Admission data indicates that Lindenwood University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #18 in Missouri for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 71 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lindenwood University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>93%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||88%-93%|
|20 to 22||Avg -||83%-88%|
|18 to 20||Reach||76%-83%|
|Less than 18||Low||<76%|
What GPA do you need to get into Lindenwood University?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Lindenwood University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Lindenwood University was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #31 in Missouri for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.2 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Lindenwood University accepts 88% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||17%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||17%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||20%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||24%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||7%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
69% of Lindenwood University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||12%|
|Top 25% of class||33%|
|Top 50% of class||69%|
|Bottom 50% of class||31%|
|Bottom 25% of class||6%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||23%||24%||23%|
What are the requirements for admission to Lindenwood University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=177968 IPEDS survey data for Lindenwood University.
35% of students submit their SAT scores to Lindenwood University. 71% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
88% of those who apply are granted admission to Lindenwood University. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 980 and 1170. 35% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 25. 71% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.