C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    C-
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    D-
  9. Dorms
    C-
  10. Campus Food
    C
  11. Student Life
    C
  12. Safety
    C+
Lincoln University of Pennsylvania is ...
Public, HBCU
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc
Address
1570 Baltimore Pike
Lincoln University, PA 19352
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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.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
87%
Application Deadline
May 1
SAT Range
750-925
ACT Range
15-19
Application Fee
$20
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$17,516/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $16,476/ year
  • $30-48k
    $16,596/ year
  • $49-75k
    $20,708/ year
  • $76-110k
    $23,158/ year
  • $110k+
    $24,908/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
72%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.50 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.48 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.48 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,667Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
69%
Varsity Athletes
13%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 26 responses
Report
  • Determined
    42%
  • Independent
    31%
  • Ambitious
    23%
  • Leader
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
53%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.57 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.70 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 31 responses
Report
  • Where being the first matters
    55%
  • Lincoln pride
    32%
  • Noteable nineteen
    13%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
43%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.37 responses
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My experience with Lincoln University was great! The campus was very neat and the students were very helpful with directing me to where I needed to go. It is also a HBCU so I felt very comfortable there. The housing is very nice, and the classrooms are the prefect sizes.
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Lincoln is a very nice school. The classes aren't too far away, everybody interacts with one another very well. The class ratio from students to teacher is very reasonable for those who prefer the one-on-one time with teachers to get extra help. There are many resources, study halls and tutoring sections as well here at Lincoln. Also to mention, Lincoln have variety of talent here. The atmosphere and the experience here is amazing. So come join Lincoln and show how being the First Matters !
Lincoln University is a great school for Nursing, Business, or even Science. Lincoln gives you a chance to be tutored by providing the Writing Center, Math Lab, Study Hall and also giving you resources from the newly renovated Langston Hughes Memorial Library. Lincoln, being the first-degree granting HBCU, has taught me a lot of history about the most famous alumni's before us and how they paved the way. The change I would like to see is the campus food, school pride, and sports. Campus food is terrible for lunch and dinner and although there is a variety of foods available, the food doesn't look very appetizing. We want Lincoln to hear our responses and take into consideration since we the students invest our money and time into Lincoln. Unfortunately at games, there are many students as well as parents that don't get involved interacting. Lincoln has been the underdogs and needs better players that have great agility, momentum, and leadership for us to be able to win the game.