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Lincoln University Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Lincoln University, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Lincoln University Ranked?

2020 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Lincoln University was awarded 8 badges in the 2020 rankings.

Overall Quality

Lincoln is ranked #1,356 out of 1,727 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2020 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 123 colleges in Pennsylvania, Lincoln is ranked at #116.

See all of the rankings for Lincoln University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Lincoln?

Acceptance Rate

Lincoln University has an acceptance rate of 80%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Average Test Scores

About 90% of students accepted to Lincoln submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 440 and 540. Math scores were between 430 and 530.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Lincoln University  ( 440 to 540 )

SAT Math Scores for Lincoln University  ( 430 to 530 )
Lincoln received ACT scores from 16% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 16 and 21.

ACT Composite Scores for Lincoln University  ( 16 to 21 )

Learn more about Lincoln University admissions.

Lincoln University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Lincoln University, this ratio is 15 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Lincoln University is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lincoln University

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 University is 68%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  68 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Lincoln is 24%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  24 out of 100

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

Below Average Overall Diversity at Lincoln

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,002 undergraduates at Lincoln with 1,826 being full-time and 176 being part-time.

Lincoln Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Lincoln is 24.20 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  24.20 out of 100
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How Much Does Lincoln University Cost?

The overall average net price of Lincoln is $18,769. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Lincoln

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$17,191 $17,157 $20,254 $23,678 $24,395

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, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Lincoln, approximately 88% of students took out student loans averaging $7,599 a year. That adds up to $30,396 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Lincoln is 13.5%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Lincoln Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Lincoln make about $34,600 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 15% less that the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Lincoln University make the most money.

Location of Lincoln University

Lincoln University is a public institution located in Lincoln University, Pennsylvania. Lincoln University is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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Location of Lincoln University

Contact details for Lincoln are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1570 Baltimore Pike, Lincoln University, PA 19352-0999
Phone: 484-365-8000

Lincoln University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 31 majors graduated from Lincoln University. Of these students, 282 received undergraduate degrees and 126 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Human Services 45 $27,600
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 28 NA
Health Sciences & Services 27 NA
Business Administration & Management 26 $27,300
Criminal Justice & Corrections 24 $25,900
General Biology 17 NA
Political Science & Government 17 NA
Computer Information Systems 16 NA
General English Literature 12 NA
Sociology 11 NA

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

Learn more about online learning at Lincoln University.

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