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Tuition & Fees

$13,154

$17,830

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Very Selective

25%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,689
Declined + 4,953
Total Received 6,642
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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1  :  17

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration/Management
  2. Criminal Justice Studies
  3. Health Science
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School Facts

Lincoln University of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, founded in 1854 as the nation's first degree-granting Historically Black College and University (HBCU), combines the elements of a liberal arts and science-based undergraduate curriculum along with select graduate programs to meet the needs of those living in a highly-technological and global society.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 2,101
Established in 1854
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)

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Codes

SAT 2367
ACT 3614

Social Networks

Public

1,680

undergraduate students

421

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
11%
400-499
49%
300-399
38%
200-299
2%
700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
11%
400-499
38%
300-399
48%
200-299
2%
30-36
0
24-29
0
18-23
33%
12-17
67%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
3%
18-23
29%
12-17
54%
6-11
14%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
8%
18-23
19%
12-17
73%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Lincoln University, PA

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Lincoln University, PA

422-acre campus in Lincoln University (population: 1,726), 45 miles from Philadelphia and 55 miles from Baltimore. Major airport serves Philadelphia; bus and train serve Wilmington, DE (25 miles).

Lincoln University
1570 Baltimore Pike
Lincoln University, PA 19352

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
98%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 1% of male students
 
4 sororities 2% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
17%
Top 1/2
45%
Bottom 1/2
55%
Bottom 1/4
21%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
11%
400-499
49%
300-399
38%
200-299
2%
700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
11%
400-499
38%
300-399
48%
200-299
2%
30-36
0
24-29
0
18-23
33%
12-17
67%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
3%
18-23
29%
12-17
54%
6-11
14%
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
8%
18-23
19%
12-17
73%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline April 1 (priority deadline)
July 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

25%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,689
Declined + 4,953
Total Received 6,642

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Minority affiliation

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Admissions Contact

William Barber
Assistant Director of Admissions
P: 800 790-0191
F: 484 365-8109
admiss@lu.lincoln.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,160
Room $4,564
Board $3,990
Additional fees $4,428
Books & supplies $1,566
Total $21,708

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
football
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association
Mascot
Lions
School colors
orange and blue
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administration
Anthropology/Sociology
Bio-Psychosocial Health
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Classical Languages
Clinical Counseling
Communication
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Education
English
English/Education
Environmental Science
Finance
Fine Arts
French
General Science
Health/Physical Education
History
Human Services
Information Technology
Instrumental Music
Management
Mass Communications/Broadcast Journalism
Mass Communications/Print Journalism
Mathematics
Modern Language Education
Music
Music Education
Organizational Psychology
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Public Affairs
Reading Education
Recreational Leadership Studies
Religion
Russian
Science
Social Welfare
Sociology
Spanish
Studio Arts
Therapeutic Recreation
Visual Arts
Voice
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Undergraduate

80%

1,680
students

Female
60%
1,014

Male
40%
666

Graduate

20%

421
students

Female
63%
266

Male
37%
155

undergraduateFull-time

93%

1,569
students

Female
60%
936

Male
40%
633

undergraduatePart-time

7%

111
students

Female
71%
78

Male
29%
33

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
79%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

39%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 21
Countries most often represented Ghana
Jamaica
Nigeria
Trinidad And Tobago
Zambia
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Constance Lundy
Director International Programs and Services
484 365-7785
clundy@lincoln.edu

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