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If you want to know more about Lincoln Trail College, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Lincoln Trail College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Lincoln Trail College was awarded 5 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Lincoln Trail College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Lincoln Trail College?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Lincoln Trail College, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

Learn more about Lincoln Trail College admissions.

Lincoln Trail College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1, Lincoln Trail College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Lincoln Trail College is 16%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  16 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lincoln Trail College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Lincoln Trail College is 71%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  71 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Lincoln Trail College.

Below Average Overall Diversity at Lincoln Trail College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 797 undergraduates at Lincoln Trail College with 390 being full-time and 407 being part-time.

Lincoln Trail College Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for Lincoln Trail College is 30.69 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  30.69 out of 100
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How Much Does Lincoln Trail College Cost?

The overall average net price of Lincoln Trail College is $2,173. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Lincoln Trail College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Lincoln Trail College, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $4,553 a year. That adds up to $18,212 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Lincoln Trail College is 15.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Lincoln Trail College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Lincoln Trail College make about $28,900 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 27% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at Lincoln Trail College make the most money.

Location of Lincoln Trail College

Located in Robinson, Illinois, Lincoln Trail College is a public institution. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of Lincoln Trail College.

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Contact details for Lincoln Trail College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 11220 State Hwy 1, Robinson, IL 62454
Phone: 618-393-2982

Lincoln Trail College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Lincoln Trail College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Lincoln Trail College

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 222 students took at least one online class at Lincoln Trail College. This is a decrease from the 253 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 222 32
2016-2017 253 67
2015-2016 221 51
2014-2015 286 81
2013-2014 297 58

Learn more about online learning at Lincoln Trail College.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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