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Lincoln University of Pennsylvania
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  • 4 Year
  • LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade D+
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade C

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Lincoln University is a public university located in Lower Oxford Township, Pennsylvania in the Philadelphia Area. As a historically black college, Lincoln has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,593 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Lincoln University acceptance rate is 80%. Popular majors include Human Services, Criminal Justice and Safety Studies, and Health Service Preparatory Studies. Graduating 49% of students, Lincoln University alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $25,600.

About

1570 BALTIMORE PIKE
LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA 19352
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Lincoln Admissions

Acceptance Rate
80%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
890-1020
ACT Range
16-21
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$14,513 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$11,496 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
70%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 54 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 60 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 60 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,593 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
119
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
64%
Varsity Athletes
14%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 37 responses
  • Determined
    30%
  • Independent
    30%
  • Ambitious
    24%
  • Leader
    8%
  • Outgoing
    5%
  • Stressed
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
54%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 69 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 82 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 43 responses
  • Where being the first matters
    44%
  • Lincoln pride
    42%
  • Noteable nineteen
    9%
  • An experience
    2%
  • Home away from home
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
49%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 40 responses

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