Tuition & Fees

$11,379

$16,389

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
1%
500-599
15%
400-499
46%
300-399
37%
200-299
1%
600-699
2%
500-599
16%
400-499
40%
300-399
40%
200-299
2%
600-699
1%
500-599
14%
400-499
36%
300-399
46%
200-299
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
4%
18-23
34%
12-17
52%
6-11
8%
30-36
1%
24-29
7%
18-23
30%
12-17
62%
24-29
8%
18-23
35%
12-17
56%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

37%

63%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,211
Declined + 474
Total Received 3,685
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Public

1,824

undergraduate students

268

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice Studies
  2. Business Administration/management
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 2367
ACT 3614

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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 2,092
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)

Lincoln University, PA

422-acre campus in Lincoln University (population: 2,361), 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
84%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 4% of male students
 
4 sororities 3% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
25%
Top 1/2
51%
Bottom 1/2
49%
Bottom 1/4
15%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
1%
500-599
15%
400-499
46%
300-399
37%
200-299
1%
600-699
2%
500-599
16%
400-499
40%
300-399
40%
200-299
2%
600-699
1%
500-599
14%
400-499
36%
300-399
46%
200-299
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
4%
18-23
34%
12-17
52%
6-11
8%
30-36
1%
24-29
7%
18-23
30%
12-17
62%
24-29
8%
18-23
35%
12-17
56%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

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

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,211
Declined + 474
Total Received 3,685

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Secondary school record
State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Kimberly Taylor-Benns
Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management
P: 800 790-0191
F: 484 365-8109
admissions@lincoln.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,674
Room $5,135
Board $4,364
Additional fees $3,705
Books & supplies $1,597
Total $22,475
Average Financial Aid - $12,451
Total with Avg. Aid $10,024

Financial Aid

47%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,451

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,656,995
State $1,379,902
Institutional $4,978,947
Other external $2,105,908
Total $14,121,752

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional
Other external
Total

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

87%

1,824
students

Female
63%
1,156

Male
37%
668

Graduate

13%

268
students

Female
71%
191

Male
29%
77

undergraduateFull-time

91%

1,668
students

Female
63%
1,049

Male
37%
619

undergraduatePart-time

9%

156
students

Female
69%
107

Male
31%
49

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
83%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

90%

Transfer applicants accepted

78%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.20
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 15

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

24

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

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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