Who We Are
For more than 190 years, Lindenwood University has continued to grow beyond our roots in academic excellence to reflect the changing needs of our learning community. From our foundational mission to offer the highest caliber of instruction and curriculum, we have adapted to shifting trends in postsecondary education in areas such as online learning, adult learners, and career-focused programs.
Lindenwood University Online is an outgrowth of our ongoing passion to see every learner succeed – in the classroom and beyond. With more than 35 industry-aligned online programs in business, education and information technology, and more. We continue to aspire to success alongside our community through education that meets our learners where they are for wherever they want to go in their future.
Accreditations & Recognitions
Lindenwood University aims at the highest standards of education—maintaining numerous accreditations and earning recognition for our academics. Lindenwood is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission, as well as programmatically in areas such as business and education through the ACBSP and CAEP.
Our programs have been recognized in areas from academics to affordability. Here are just a few highlights of this recognition:
Online BA, Game Design Best Online Game Design Programs Ranked No. 1 | Intelligent.com
Online BS, Fashion Business & Entrepreneurship Bachelor’s degree in fashion by Online U Ranked as one of the most affordable Online colleges
Online MA, Art History and Visual Culture Best Online Master’s Degree Programs in Art History Ranked No. 1 | Online Master’s Degree
History & Values
Since 1832, Lindenwood University has offered high-quality, affordable education that serves our learners as they reach for academic and career success. Beginning with our historic campus in St. Charles, Mo., we have cultivated a rich educational experience that keeps pace with the current landscape of postsecondary education—from over 35 online programs to accelerated, career-driven degrees.
Our core values remain the same, integrated into a contemporary outlook on achieving educational and professional success for each and every one of our learners. The foundational pillars of the Lindenwood experience still include integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity and community.
Mission & Vision
A growing online presence has strengthened our mission to enhance the lives of our learners through quality education and professional preparatory experiences. Lindenwood’s online learning model has enriched our mission, allowing us to serve more learners through greater access to learning.
The Online learning experience at Lindenwood amplifies our enduring vision of a learner-centric university as we continue to refine our online presence to meet the needs of our learners—delivering high-caliber, career-focused education where and when our students need it.
“Lindenwood has given me opportunities to succeed and develop not only as a student, but as a professional. Besides classes, Lindenwood offers so many other ways to get involved and give back to the community. Whether it be through volunteer work, extracurricular activities, or my internship, Lindenwood has helped me grow and expand my knowledge, better preparing me to enter the business world.”-George Pezold | Sophomore, Business Finance & Accounting
Why Choose Lindenwood University Online?
Since 1832, Lindenwood University has served students worldwide with affordable, high-quality academic programs providing real experience and real success. After nearly 200 years of academic excellence, Lindenwood is committed to a set of core values, including integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity, and community.
We evolve our online degree programs to reflect the latest in academic research and innovation and to meet the top standards of higher education.
We are committed to offering our students studying online low tuition rates on top of multiple ways to save on your education.
Our programs align curriculum to industry realities from experienced instructors who share real-world insights.
We employ experts who are dedicated to helping our students with financial aid planning, enrollment counseling, tutoring services, and more.
Ready to Take the Next Step?
Throughout each step of your online degree program, you will receive support. From enrollment and tuition planning to staying on the right track, your support team is there to ensure your success.