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

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Lincoln University is executing a plan for faculty and staff to safely return to work on the Lincoln University campuses. The plan begins after the spring 2021 commencement ceremonies to ensure that the campus will be fully open and operational at the beginning of the fall 2021 semester. Effective May 24, 2021, we plan to bring people back on campus in a systematic phased-in approach. Learn More

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade C+
  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 B minus
  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 1,664 undergraduate students. The Lincoln University acceptance rate is 90%. Popular majors include Human Services, Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia, and Health Service Preparatory Studies. Graduating 45% of students, Lincoln University alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $25,600.

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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

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Lincoln Admissions

Acceptance Rate
90%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
860-1020
ACT Range
15-18
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
$17,405 / 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
$8,718 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
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. 52 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 52 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    100%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,664 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
103
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
72%
Varsity Athletes
14%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 29 responses
  • Determined
    38%
  • Independent
    28%
  • Ambitious
    24%
  • Leader
    7%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
54%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 61 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 74 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 35 responses
  • Where being the first matters
    51%
  • Lincoln pride
    34%
  • Noteable nineteen
    11%
  • Home away from home
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
45%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 37 responses

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