Lincoln University
Lincoln University, PA 19352-0999

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,091
Religious affiliation None
HBCU
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,659 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

87%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Lincoln University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,685 applications and 3,211 students were granted admission. Lincoln University is at the #85 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 18% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 85% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT750 to 925
ACT15 to 19

Application Fee

$20
Undergrad students
$50
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

Lincoln University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $12,375 and in-state students paid $7,487.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$17,516
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$7,487
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$12,375
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Lincoln University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 69% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,685 (which is 5.7% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Lincoln University in 2016-2017, was 402, which is 89% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,914 (which is 30.4% above the national average.)

$4,685
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$6,914
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
99%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Lincoln University has enrolled a total of 2,091 students (1,858 students full-time and 233 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,091 students, 122 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 36% men and 64% women and 1,823 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 268 for graduates studies.

2,091
Total Enrollment
122
Transfers

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 84%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%

Non-resident alien: 3%

Hispanic: 2%

White: 1%

Two or more races: 1%

Asian: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Lincoln University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 28% 199
Health Professions And Related Programs 9% 62
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 8% 54
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 8% 54
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 7% 49
Education 5% 35
Visual And Performing Arts 2% 14
Social Sciences 2% 14
History 1% 10
English Language And Literature/letters 1% 10

Graduation & Dropout Rates

43%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Lincoln University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

1%
Still enrolled
17%
Dropout rate
39%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$22,500
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Lincoln University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $22,500. Last year, out of the total 937 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 834 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 872 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 750 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $22,500 $33,300
Employment Rate 89% 86%
Total Graduates 937 872

Campus Location

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