Tuition & Fees

$11,664

$16,800

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
6%
500-599
40%
400-499
49%
300-399
5%
700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
34%
400-499
49%
300-399
10%
600-699
1%
500-599
14%
400-499
36%
300-399
46%
200-299
3%
24-29
6%
18-23
41%
12-17
50%
6-11
3%
30-36
1%
24-29
8%
18-23
31%
12-17
60%
24-29
4%
18-23
50%
12-17
46%
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undergraduateRatios

34%

66%

male

female

1
15

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,858
Declined + 729
Total Received 3,587
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Public

2,002

undergraduate students

264

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Human Services
  2. Health Science
  3. Criminal Justice
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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. Its 422 acre campus is located in southern Chest County, PA.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 2,266
Established in 1854
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Lincoln University, PA

422-acre main campus in Lincoln University (population: 2,361), 45 miles from Philadelphia and 70 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
87%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing

Greek Life

 
14 fraternities 2% of male students
 
13 sororities 1% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
34%
Top 1/2
60%
Bottom 1/2
40%
Bottom 1/4
13%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
6%
500-599
40%
400-499
49%
300-399
5%
700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
34%
400-499
49%
300-399
10%
600-699
1%
500-599
14%
400-499
36%
300-399
46%
200-299
3%
24-29
6%
18-23
41%
12-17
50%
6-11
3%
30-36
1%
24-29
8%
18-23
31%
12-17
60%
24-29
4%
18-23
50%
12-17
46%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
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 Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,858
Declined + 729
Total Received 3,587

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Particular talent/ability

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Secondary school record
State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

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

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,866
Room $5,264
Board $4,474
Additional fees $3,798
Books & supplies $1,597
Total $22,999
Average Financial Aid - $12,397
Total with Avg. Aid $10,602

Financial Aid

38%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,397

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $25,906,950
State $1,482,539
Institutional $4,152,655
Other external $2,166,164
Total $33,708,308

Non-need-based

Federal $1,032,329
State $1,653
Institutional $367,868
Other external $158,934
Total $1,560,784

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
Anthropology
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Education/Special Education
Education Leadership
Engineering Science
English Liberal Arts
Environmental Science
Finance
French
General Science
Health Science
History
Human Services
Information Technology
Liberal Studies
Management
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Pan-African Studies
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Sociology
Spanish
Visual Arts
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Undergraduate

88%

2,002
students

Female
66%
1,324

Male
34%
678

Graduate

12%

264
students

Female
70%
184

Male
30%
80

undergraduateFull-time

91%

1,826
students

Female
66%
1,205

Male
34%
621

undergraduatePart-time

9%

176
students

Female
68%
119

Male
32%
57

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
84%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

85%

Transfer applicants accepted

70%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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
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
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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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

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 13
Countries most often represented Anguilla
Ethiopia
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

Terri Joseph
Program Assistant; International Programs and Services
484 365-7786
tjoseph@lincoln.edu

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