- Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
- Top Majors: Business and Entrepreneurship, Protective Services, Liberal Arts
- Degrees Awarded: 4 Year
- Type: Public
- Testing Requirements: ACT, SAT, Required
- Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships, Other
- Gender: Coed
- Country: United States
- Delivery: Day
- Affiliation: Army ROTC, Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU)
- Religious Affiliation: None
- CEEB: 6366
- IPED: 177940
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 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 Universitys 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.