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Tuition & Aid

Value of a Lindenwood Degree

We strive to provide our online students with a high-quality, affordable education to prepare them for lifelong success. You’ll already save money by studying online because you won’t have commuting expenses involved in attending an on-campus program. And at Lindenwood University, you can expect low tuition rates on top of multiple ways to save on your education.

We’ve been ranked No. 17 on Niche.com’s list of Best Value Colleges in Missouri. To find out the cost of each online program, visit its respective page.

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Ways to Save

Your online education doesn’t have to break the bank. Here are a few ways that you can make your program more affordable.

Financial Aid

Lindenwood University also offers students the ability to complete their FAFSA application more quickly and securely. Through our free, mobile-friendly online digital tool*, students can streamline the application process and complete their FAFSA in as little as 7 minutes. Ask your Enrollment Counselor for access to our custom FAFSA site today.

*Available for select programs.

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Military Benefits

Lindenwood University is proud to serve those who have served in the U.S. military. We are designated as a Military Friendly® School and offer military benefits through the Yellow Ribbon Program. To learn more about military benefits, visit our Military Services page.

Corporate Partnerships

We have partnered with several corporations to offer scholarships to our online students. To find out if you are eligible for scholarships through this program, contact your enrollment counselor.

Scholarships

Scholarships are awards that are not based on financial need and do not have to be repaid. You may be awarded scholarships through Lindenwood or outside sources. Outside scholarships can be found through websites such as Fastweb or Scholarships.com.

Lindenwood’s academic merit scholarships are awarded at time of admission and are based on a holistic review of a student’s academic profile. All first-year and transfer applicants admitted to the University will be reviewed for an academic merit award at time of admission. Academic merit is renewable for students who remain in good academic standing.

The Sibley Scholarship is Lindenwood’s premier scholarship for exemplary student leaders. This competitive scholarship recognizes students who exhibit high academic achievement, community service, co-curricular involvement and leadership. Learn more about the Sibley Scholarship.

Lindenwood’s Inclusive Leadership Scholarship recognizes and supports students in making a successful transition into their undergraduate journey. Recipients of this scholarship will participate in the PILLAR Program (Promoting Inclusive Learning Leadership and Retention), which has a 4-year curriculum and is executed by the Center for Diversity and Inclusion. Learn more about the Inclusive Leadership Scholarship.

Lindenwood University is committed to helping students with high financial need. In order to be considered, a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be on file with the University. Upon receipt of the completed FAFSA, applicants will be assessed for need by our Student Financial Services office.

Lindenwood University Legacy Grant encourages a family tradition of enrollment and recognizes those traditions through this grant. Eligibility is dependent on at least one direct lineage to a parent, grandparent or legal guardian who graduated from Lindenwood. The Legacy Grant will go into effect for new students beginning fall 2021.

Lindenwood University Sibling Grant provides additional financial support to families with more than one child enrolled at Lindenwood University simultaneously. Eligibility will be assessed each academic year.

Students participating in performance groups on campus may be eligible for Fine and Performing Arts Grants.

Lindenwood University is a member of the NCAA Division II. Scholarships are available and may be awarded to students participating in one of our NCAA sports at the discretion of our athletic coaches.

Students competing in Student Life Sports are eligible for athletic scholarships at the discretion of our athletic coaches.

Lindenwood is proud to honor members of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) international honor society of two-year colleges. Transfer students who have joined PTK are eligible to receive a $1,000 stackable scholarship as a full-time student.

Online Degree Benefits for You and Your Employer

Use Your Skills Right Away

You don’t have to wait until graduation to use the expertise and perspectives you gain throughout your program. Instead, they can be immediately applied in the workplace.

Your Employer Will Save Money

By investing in your education, your employer will not have to go through the hiring and training process to find someone who has the skills you’ll gain through one of our programs. In addition, the IRS offers tax benefits to companies that provide educational assistance.

Study on Your Own Schedule

Learn whenever and wherever you’d like. All of our online programs are designed to fit into your busy schedule, so your studies won’t interrupt your work commitments.

You’ll Earn a Top-Notch Education

Our programs have been nationally recognized for their academic excellence. Also, our faculty are experts in their respective fields and pass their real-world knowledge onto you in the online classroom. You will receive the high-quality education you deserve.

Tuition Calculator

Are you looking to estimate your total out-of-pocket cost, including tuition, fees, and financial aid? Our tuition calculator can help.* 

At Lindenwood University, we’re committed to offering affordable, accessible, and high-quality online degree programs. We also believe in transparency, avoiding hidden costs and fees whenever possible. 

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* The Tuition Calculator is based on programmatic information and student-generated inputs. All financial calculations should be taken as potential estimations and not actuals. To get a more accurate sense of total tuition, please consult with an enrollment team member. 

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As you’re making your decision about pursuing an online degree, you are likely to have questions. From program information to details about the application process, we’re here to help you find the answers you need.