Lincoln University 820 Chestnut Street

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 University’s 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.

Key Facts

  • Offers 50 learner-centered undergraduate degree programs
  • Master’s degree programs in education, business and the social sciences
  • Fifty registered student organizations, ranging from fraternities and sororities, to academic and professional affiliations
  • Internship opportunities with local and national employers
  • Global-reaching research opportunities

Contact Us

820 Chestnut St., Jefferson City, Missouri, 65101

Department:Phone Number:Email:
Admissions(573) 681-4357[email protected]
Advancement and
External Affairs / LU Foundation
(573) 681-5580[email protected]
Alumni Affairs(573) 681-5572[email protected]
Lincoln Athletics(573) 681-5342[email protected]
Financial Aid(573) 681-6156[email protected]
Graduate Studies(573) 681-5247[email protected]
Human Resources(573) 681-5018[email protected]
Information Technology Services(573)681-5888[email protected]
Office of the Registrar(573) 681-5011[email protected]
LU Police Department(573) 681-5555[email protected]
Student Accounts(573) 681-5278[email protected]
Student Life(573) 681-5478[email protected]
Student Health(573) 681-5476[email protected]
University Relations(573) 681-5580[email protected]