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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
26%
400-499
62%
300-399
5%
700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
26%
400-499
64%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
24-29
1%
18-23
32%
12-17
65%
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undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,666
Declined 763
Total Received 4,429
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Public

2,040

undergraduate students

201

graduate students

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Location

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 2,241
Established in 1854
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

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).

  • Metropolitan area: Philadelphia
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Philadelphia International

Lincoln University
1570 Baltimore Pike
Lincoln University
19352

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
88%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • People Standing United (PSU)
  • Student Life and Development
  • Onyx Dance Troupe
  • We R "1" Family
  • Caribbean Student Association

Top Events

  • Homecoming Step Show
  • Homecoming Concert
  • Campus-Wide Information Session
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • 24-hour command center, gated entrance/exit, medical transports

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
15%
Top 1/2
53%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
26%
400-499
62%
300-399
5%
700-800
0
600-699
1%
500-599
26%
400-499
64%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
24-29
1%
18-23
32%
12-17
65%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline May 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.99

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,666
Declined 763
Total Received 4,429

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

character/personal qualities
geographical residence
interview
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
application essay
first generation
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 10
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,026
Room & board $9,828
Additional fees $3,240
Books & supplies $1,597
Other fees $1,385
Total $24,076
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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Bowling, Swimming and diving

Intramural Sports Women

Bowling, Swimming and diving

Club Sports Men

Lacrosse

Club Sports Women

Lacrosse

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African Studies
Anthropology
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Engineering Science
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
Human Services, General
Information Technology
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

2,241

total students

50%

in-state

50%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

2,040
students

Female
66%
1,346

Male
34%
694

9%

201
students

Female
74%
148

Male
26%
53

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

1,901
students

Female
66%
1,252

Male
34%
649

7%

139
students

Female
68%
94

Male
32%
45

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 71%
Student 4 year graduation rate 31%
Student 5 year graduation rate 13%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
84%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian 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

79

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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