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Lincoln University

Lincoln University, PA, USA
3.50 Average Rating

Lincoln University is a public, historically black institution established in Oxford, Pennsylvania, with a satellite location in Philadelphia. The 422-acre main campus is home to over 50 buildings built as early as 1899. The college offers nearly 40 undergraduate major and minor fields of study, as well as six master’s degree programs in Education, Counseling, Business Administration, and Human Services.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • HBCU
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
80%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision May 1, 2020

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
42%
Out-Of-State Students
54%
16%
Submitting ACT
90%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 18
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 970
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
2,266
Total Number of Undergrads
2,002
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
53%
20-39 Students
44%
40-99 Students
1%
0
100
24%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
42%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
15:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$18,769
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$11,036
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$16,952
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$9,738
Books and Supplies
$1597

Aid & Grants

0
100
37%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
65%
Average Aid Per Year
$8,524
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
65%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,233
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$7,056

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
88%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,599
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$20,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$330
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
34%
66%
Student Organizations
60
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

0
100
84%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Lions
School Colors
Orange/Blue
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$36,200
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What Students Are Saying

3.50 Average Rating
Lincoln is a great school, and has a great family like environment. At Lincoln he staff really try to work with you. Everyone is always in a good mood and is very friendly.
Khayree from Philadelphia, PA
Lincoln University is a very good university. It has a lot of legacy behind it. It very family oriented and the professors are very helpful.
Nykeisha from Philadelphia, PA
There is more to Lincoln than meets the eye. It's one of those school's you would have to attend to understand what we do here. It may start off slow, but you have to get involved to really know what it is to be apart of that Lincoln Pride!
Keyarnna from Washington, DC
Lincoln University has the best faculty, administration & student atmosphere, it's another form of family.
The newly renovated campus look amazing welcoming all with open arms.
the curriculum and studies are top notch for the best education available.
R.D.W from Harrisburg, PA
Lincoln University is an amazing institution of higher learning for all who attend. The University gives us students many opportunities to excel in the classroom as well as scholarship opportunities to help with the cost of attending the university. Attending Lincoln University has been everything I've expected and more, I would recommend attending Lincoln to high school students who wish to attend a college or university.
Jasmine from Brookhaven, PA
Lincoln University is an enriching institution that is dedicated to their students. Lincoln always listens to the concerns of other students and constantly makes new changes on campus. Overall I would rate Lincoln a 10 out of 10.
Sharique from Fort Dix, NJ

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