Lindsey Wilson College Profile

Lindsey Wilson College (LWC) is a four-year liberal-arts college affiliated with the Kentucky Conference of The United Methodist Church. It is classified as a Baccalaureate College-Liberal Arts by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

The Division of Business offers programs in business administration with concentrations in business administration, accounting and human resource management. The Division of Social Science offers programs in communication, history, criminal justice, human services and political science. The Division of Natural and Behavioral Sciences offers programs in biology, chemistry, health sciences, engineering mechanics, mathematics and psychology. The Division of Humanities offers programs in art, fine arts, English, music and religion.  The Division of Nursing offers a bachelor's degree in nursing. The Division of Teacher Education offers programs in elementary education, middle grades and secondary education.

Lindsey Wilson College is accredited by the Commission on College of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, and Master of Education Degrees. It is also accredited by the University Senate of The United Methodist Church. The College is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission has authorized the College to operate in West Virginia at the Logan Community College in Logan.

The Master of Education in Counseling and Human Development is accredited through the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The Master of Education for Rank II Change is accredited by the Kentucky Educational Professional Standards Board (EPSB) and the Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE). The Bachelor of Arts in Education is accredited by the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB). The Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration is accredited by the International Assembly of College Business Education (IACBE).

The college is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Mid-South Conference. Lindsey Wilson is one of the major employers of Adair County, and it is the county's largest private white-collar employer.

Ranking Profile:

- Lindsey Wilson College is placed among Tier 2 National Liberal Arts Colleges by US News & World Report 2011.

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