Lindenwood University Profile

Lindenwood University is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university in Missouri, USA.

The University has the following Academic Schools: School of American Studies, School of Business and Entrepreneurship, School of Communications, School of Education, School of Fine and Performing Arts, School of Human Services, School of Humanities, School of Science, College of Individualized Education.

Lindenwood University has been continuously accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since 1918.  The University is a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

The Athletic Training Program has been continuously accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) since 2003.The University's course-based business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) accreditation. The Social Work program has been accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

The School of Education is a member in “Good Standing” with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC). It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and its Ed.D. application was adopted by HLC as a model for other institutions.

Ranking Profile:

- Lindenwood University is listed in Tier 2 in the category "Regional Universities (Midwest)" by US News 2011.

Evangel University Profile

Evangel University is a private, coeducational Christian university in Springfield, Missouri, USA.

The University offers a broad range of majors including Biology, Biology Education, Chemistry, Chemistry Education, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Exercise Science, Health Care-Nursing, Mathematics, Medical Technology, Physical Education, and more. Graduate Studies programs are offered in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, educational leadership, organizational leadership, etc.

Evangel University is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Social Work Program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). In addition, several academic departments of the University maintain prestigious national professional accreditation, including the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education; and the National Association of Schools of Music.

Notable alumni of the University include: Vern Clark (27th Chief of Naval Operations), Troy Paino (16th President of Truman State University), Phil Stanton (founding member of Blue Man Group), Beverly Lewis (author), etc.

Ranking Profile:

- Evangel University is listed among Tier 2 National Liberal Arts Colleges (US News 2011).

- Evangel University has met certification requirements for the sixth consecutive year as one of the “Best Christian Workplaces” in the U.S., according to the 2010 survey administered by the Best Christian Workplaces Institute.

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