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Located in historic St. Charles (a part of the Greater St. Louis Area), Lindenwood University offers a variety of social and academic clubs, sports teams, and student-focused events. Being in a river city, the university offers convenient access to a shopping district, festivals, an indoor sports/events arena, and the Katy Trail. Nearby St. Louis offers professional baseball and hockey teams, a variety of museums, entertainment venues, shopping options, concerts, events, and more.


Bachelor Courses in English

Arts, Media and Communications; Business and Entrepreneurship; Education; Humanities; Health Sciences; and Sciences. Students taking a full course load normally register for 12-15 credit hours, which represents 4-5 courses each meeting 3 hours per week.  Course information can be found here.


Master Courses in English
Master-level students can participate for one semester.  Students may enroll in 6-9 credit hours, which represents 2-3 courses each meeting 3 hours per week.  Course information can be found here.


Thesis/Project Work

Not possible


Information is available online.



International students will check in with the Office of International Students and Scholars upon arrival for orientation, which will cover an overview of the university, transportation, and expectations.


Not possible


Part-time Employment

Students are generally able to apply for part-time employment on campus in food service, grounds and maintenance, and/or office/clerical work.


Students with Disabilities
Information is available online.


Grades & Transcripts

The university uses a four point/letter grade evaluation system.  Transcripts are generally available two weeks after the semester concludes; exchange students must request a copy of their transcript. For additional details on transfer of credits, please refer to the Student Guidebook.


Health Insurance
Student health insurance is required for all incoming international students at a rate of approximately $941 per semester. More information can be found here.


$500-$800 (estimated)


All non-US citizens are required to obtain either an F-1 or J-1 visa to study in the United States.



On-campus residence halls, apartments, houses, and duplexes. All exchange students are required to live on campus; a variety of traditional and non-traditional units are available.  As of fall 2022, the cost of one-semester room and board is 5,500.


The following meal plans are available as part of your room and board: 19 meals per week + $50 Dining Dollars; 140 block meals + $150 Dining Dollars; or 100 block meals + $350 Dining Dollars.  Dining dollars are accepted at all dining locations through campus.



Fly into St. Louis, Missouri (STL).


Leisure venues in St. Charles include movie theatres, live theatre, bowling, bars with local entertainment, casinos, museums, concerts and more.  The university has a recreation center which offers indoor basketball courts; a gymnasium for indoor soccer, handball, and basketball; a running track; cardio equipment and weights; and group exercise classes.  Students can join any of over 100 student clubs, participate in sports, attend movie nights or speaker series events, and participate in off-campus activities, such as shopping, dining, concerts, movies, theatre, and more.  Nearby St. Louis also offers professional sporting events, museums, attractions, concerts, and more.


The campus is located near the riverfront, which offers small shops and restaurants.  There is a bus stop on campus that will take students to local business for shopping.  A variety of shopping malls, outlet malls, and independent shops are available in the area.  Stores are typically open every day.



St. Charles has a warm, temperate climate.  Winter temperatures range from -3C to 10C with occasional snow or ice.  Summers are hot and humid with temperatures ranging from 20C to 35C.  Precipitation is possible throughout the year.