Lindenwood University has one of the largest athletic programs of any college at all levels in the United States.
The school has 49 athletic programs and over 1,300 student-athletes. Since 2015, the NCAA sports have captured 17 national championships, including 13 individual champions.
Athletics at Lindenwood is divided into two departments: NCAA Athletics and Student Life Sports. The NCAA Athletics Department has 30 sports competing at the NCAA Division I level. Over the last three years, Lindenwood University has captured six conference championships, seventeen top-10 finishes, and finished the 2018-19 year ranked 11th in the NACDA Learfield Directors' Cup standings.
The Student Life Sports Department offers a variety of sports programs outside of the NCAA, most of which are among the top programs in their respective national and conference organizations. Lindenwood athletic programs have won more than 100 national championships over the last 21 years, including 15 straight national titles for the clay target shooting team, and 11 national titles by the roller hockey program.
NCAA Athletics Conference Affiliations
Ohio Valley Conference (OVC)
- Basketball: Men's & Women's
- Cross Country: Men's & Women's
- Golf: Men's & Women's
- Soccer: Women's
- Tennis: Men's & Women's
- Track and Field (Indoor & Outdoor): Men's & Women's
- Volleyball: Women's
- Wrestling: Men's
Atlantic Sun (ASUN)
Midwest Independent Conference (MIC)
Collegiate Hockey America (CHA)
Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (MIVA)
* Designates teams that are eligible to compete in the NCAA Division I Championship.
Non-NCAA Sports Conference Affiliations
|Bowling (Men's & Women's)||United States Bowling Congress (USBC)|
|Cheerleading (Men's & Women's)||National Cheerleaders Association (NCA)|
|Cycling (Men's & Women's)||National Collegiate Cycling Association (NCCA)|
|Dance: Lion Line, Lionettes||Universal Dance Association (UDA)|
|Olympic Weightlifting (Men's & Women's)||U.S.A. Weightlifting (USAW)|
|Roller Hockey||National Collegiate Roller Hockey Association (NCRHA)|
|Rugby: Men's & Women's||U.S.A Rugby Association (USARA)|
|Shotgun Sports (Men's & Women's)||Association of College Unions International (ACUI)|