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Lindenwood University’s commitment to holistic review of all applications, along with the enactment of becoming a test-optional institution shows its commitment to opening the door to a quality education for individuals who may not otherwise have the chance. This opportunity allows us to collaborate with high-achieving high school students who have showcased success, not only in the classroom but far beyond. This admissions practice aligns with Lindenwood’s mission and commitment to excellence to our prospective students!


Lindenwood University encourages you to apply using our free online application, or by adding Lindenwood University to your My Colleges list on The Common Application.

Send High School Transcripts

A current, official high school transcript including registrar signature/stamp sent to the office of admissions by mail or through an electronic transcript service.

Lindenwood University
Attn: Office of Admissions
209 S Kingshighway
St. Charles, Missouri 63301

A final high school transcript must be sent following graduation. The final transcript must include a graduation date and registrar signature/stamp.

If you are submitting dual enrollment transcripts, they must be received from the institution awarding the credit. AP credits should be sent from

Test Scores

Send ACT or SAT scores through (2324) or (6367)

Test scores are not required for applicants who select to be ‘test-optional’ at time of application. This designation must be made at time of application.


While this is not a required piece for admission, we strongly encourage every family to submit the FAFSA in order to be fully considered for all financial aid.

The FAFSA is available after October 1 for the subsequent school year and needs to be filed as soon as possible to meet the state aid deadline of December 31.

Lindenwood FAFSA code 002480

Notice of Availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

Lindenwood University is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual security and fire safety report for the St. Charles campus is available on the Lindenwood University Office of Public Safety and Security website.

If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can stop by the Office of Public Safety & Security on the 4th floor of the Spellmann Campus Center or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (636) 949-4687.

The report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, public safety authority, crime reporting policies, fire safety, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about fire statistics in Lindenwood Residential Facilities and crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Lindenwood; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

This information is required by law and is provided by Office of Public Safety and Security.

Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301