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Lindsey Wilson College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Lindsey Wilson College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Lindsey Wilson College offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Lindsey Wilson College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Lindsey Wilson College was awarded 13 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is public administration and social service.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, Lindsey Wilson College is ranked #1,514 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Lindsey Wilson College held the #1,563 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Lindsey Wilson College also holds the #24 spot on the Best Colleges in Kentucky ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Lindsey Wilson College?

Acceptance Rate

Lindsey Wilson College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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Lindsey Wilson College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Lindsey Wilson College, this ratio is 16 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Lindsey Wilson College is 57%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  57 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lindsey Wilson College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Lindsey Wilson College this rate is 57%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  57 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Lindsey Wilson College is 15%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  15 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at Lindsey Wilson College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,068 undergraduates at Lindsey Wilson College with 1,919 being full-time and 149 being part-time.

Lindsey Wilson College Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

Lindsey Wilson College scored 44.49 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  44.49 out of 100
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How Much Does Lindsey Wilson College Cost?

The overall average net price of Lindsey Wilson College is $15,773. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Lindsey Wilson College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$14,972 $14,663 $15,755 $17,437 $19,760

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Lindsey Wilson College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Lindsey Wilson College, approximately 65% of students took out student loans averaging $5,134 a year. That adds up to $20,536 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Lindsey Wilson College is 11.2%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Lindsey Wilson College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Lindsey Wilson College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $28,800 in their early years. This is about 28% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


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Location of Lindsey Wilson College

Lindsey Wilson College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Columbia, Kentucky. The surrounding location of Columbia is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

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Location of Lindsey Wilson College

Contact details for Lindsey Wilson College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 210 Lindsey Wilson St, Columbia, KY 42728-1223
Phone: 270-384-2126

Lindsey Wilson College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 29 majors graduated from Lindsey Wilson College. Of these students, 449 received undergraduate degrees and 233 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Human Services 207 $26,000
Business Administration & Management 45 $29,700
Communication & Media Studies 33 $25,200
Criminal Justice & Corrections 23 $24,400
General Psychology 19 NA
Nursing 17 $52,900
Religious Education 17 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 15 NA
General Biology 15 NA
General English Literature 10 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Lindsey Wilson College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Lindsey Wilson College

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 1,084 students took at least one online class at Lindsey Wilson College. This is an increase from the 862 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,084 396
2016-2017 862 261
2015-2016 730 187
2014-2015 619 108
2013-2014 540 32

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