Lincoln University

Lincoln University, PA

Lincoln University

Lincoln University, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$11,266

$16,636

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
518
25th
440
75th
510
25th
420
75th
17
25th
13
75th
17
25th
15
75th
18
25th
15
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undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,497
Declined 374
Total Received 3,871
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Public

2,103

undergraduate students

248

graduate students

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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. Its 422 acre campus is located in southern Chest County, PA.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 2,351
Established in 1854
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

Social Networks

422-acre main campus in Lincoln University in Oxford (population: 5,574), 45 miles from Philadelphia and 55 miles from Baltimore; Delaware campus 25 miles from Wilmington and 15 miles from Newark. Major airport serves Philadelphia; bus and train serve Wilmington, DE (25 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Lincoln University
1570 Baltimore Pike
Lincoln University, PA
19352

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
88%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
16%
Top 1/2
53%
Bottom 1/2
47%
Bottom 1/4
12%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
518
25th
440
75th
510
25th
420
75th
17
25th
13
75th
17
25th
15
75th
18
25th
15

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
Application deadline (final deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,497
Declined 374
Total Received 3,871

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

94%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$10,131

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,026
Room $4,242
Board $3,712
Additional fees $3,240
Books & supplies $1,597
Total $20,817
Average Financial Aid - $10,131
Total with Avg. Aid $10,686

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,367,313
State $2,046,083
Institutional $5,669,815
Other external $1,274,927
Total $16,358,138

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $485,767
Other external $48,878
Total $534,645

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 561-2606
F: 484 365-8198
financialaid@lincoln.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

lacrosse

Club Sports - Women's

lacrosse

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, football (non-tackle), swimming, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, East Coast Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching. yes yes
African Studies. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Behavioral Neuroscience. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Broadcast Journalism. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Clinical Psychology. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Engineering Science. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Finance, General. yes yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
History, General. yes
Industrial and Organizational Psychology. yes
Information Technology. yes
Journalism. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Sciences, General. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Human Services
  2. Digital Communication/media/multimedia
  3. Criminal Justice

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,351

total students

42%

in-state

58%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

2,103
students

Female
66%
1,393

Male
34%
710

11%

248
students

Female
75%
187

Male
25%
61

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

1,945
students

Female
66%
1,281

Male
34%
664

8%

158
students

Female
71%
112

Male
29%
46

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
84%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

8%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

24

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 10
Countries most often represented Anguilla
Bahamas
Ethiopia
New Zeland
Niger
Nigeria
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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