Lindsey Wilson College

Lindsey Wilson College

Lindsey Wilson College was originally established as the Lindsey Wilson Training School in 1903. It became the Lindsey Wilson College in 1923 and started offering master's degree programs from the mid-1990s. The campus occupies 45 acres of land in Columbia, Kentucky. Lindsey Wilson College's recent enrollments have been more than 1,500 students every year. Classes are also offered in a satellite campus in Scottsville, Kentucky.

Lindsey Wilson College offers more than 10 Associate of Arts degrees, over 20 Bachelor of Arts degrees, and several Master of Education degree programs. Lindsey Wilson College offers the following academic divisions:

  • Business Administration Division
  • Education Division
  • Humanities Division
  • Lindsey Wilson Evening College
  • Mathematics and Sciences Division
  • School of Professional Counseling
  • Social & Behavioral Sciences Division

The sports teams of Lindsey Wilson College are nicknamed the Blue Raiders. They participate in baseball, basketball, bowling, cross country, football, golf, soccer, swimming and diving, track and field, tennis, wrestling, softball, and volleyball. Both the men's and the women's soccer teams have won a number of national championships.

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Lindsey Wilson College
210 Lindsey Wilson St
Columbia , KY 42728-1223
General Phone: (270) 384-2126

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Lindsey Wilson College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts183American studies, English, general studies, humanities, interdisciplinary studies, social services, history
Therapy and Counseling86psychology, counseling psychology
Business and Management30business, business management, accounting
Education and Teaching24curriculum and instruction, elementary school teaching, middle school teaching, art education, English teaching, health teaching, math teaching, physical education teaching, social science teaching, ...
Media17communication studies
Science10biology, chemistry
Religion and Philosophy9religion, religious education
Security and Law Enforcement5criminal justice and safety
Family and Social Work5child care provider
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy4parks and recreation management
Computer Science and Engineering2computer and info science
Medicine1medical preparatory
Fine Arts0fine arts

Number of programs and degrees for Lindsey Wilson College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree27127
Associate's degree2813
Master's degree822

Lindsey Wilson College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Lindsey Wilson College had a total enrollment of 1,893 students (1,832 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 79%
Graduate 21%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 77%
Black 6%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 12%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 26%
20-21 20%
22-24 15%
25-29 12%
30-34 7%
35-39 6%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Lindsey Wilson College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %
Part-Time 27 %

Lindsey Wilson College Room and Board (2007)

Lindsey Wilson College offers campus housing for 738 of its 1,832 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Columbia, Kentucky for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Kentucky Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Lindsey Wilson College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 16,670
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 16,670
Room and board $ 6,925
Room charge $ 2,550
Board (meal plan) charge $ 4,375
Books and supplies $ 900
Other expenses $ 4,848

Financial Aid:
Lindsey Wilson College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 197200)

Lindsey Wilson College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year3$55,2034$55,409
Assistant professorcalendar year6$47,7137$46,928
Instructorcalendar year0*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year9$50,21013$47,431

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year9$61,1641*
Associate professoracademic year17$48,34811$50,055
Assistant professoracademic year5$43,4618$43,288
Instructoracademic year3$37,9603$34,036
All faculty totalacademic year34$50,10523$45,769

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Lindsey Wilson College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Mid-South Conference
Baseball Mid-South Conference
Track Mid-South Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports102120222

Lindsey Wilson College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Education, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Social Science Teacher Education

Engineering, General

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
American/United States Studies/Civilization
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious Education

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Psychology, General

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