Lincoln College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$16,700

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$16,123

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

7.39%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

62%

1,672 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,069

68.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

5.71%

2 Graduates

About

Lincoln College is a higher education institution located in Logan County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Lincoln College were General Business Administration & Management (41 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Sciences (19 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (19 degrees).

In 2016, 309 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lincoln College. 65.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (206 degrees), 3.07 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (67 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln College is $16,700, which is $3,900 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln College is $16,700, which is $3,900 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,123.

In 2016, 84% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 73% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,700

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Lincoln College was $16,700. The cost of tuition at Lincoln College is $3,900 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

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Average Net Price

$16,123

2016 Value

3.03%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Lincoln College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,123. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Lincoln College grew by 3.03%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,589

Room and Board

$N/A

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lincoln College was of $6,589 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board increased by 0.765% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies remained the same by NaNN% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

84%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

84% of undergraduate students at Lincoln College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 3.7% with respect to 2015, when 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

7.39%

2015 Default Rate

45

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Lincoln College was 7.39%, which represents 45 out of the 609 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Lincoln College received 1,672 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 24.5% annual growth. Out of those 1,672 applicants, 1,037 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 62% acceptance rate.

There were 1,069 students enrolled at Lincoln College in 2016, and 1% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lincoln College has an overall enrollment yield of 37.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

62%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,037

Accepted Out of 1,672

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lincoln College was 62% (1,037 admissions from 1,672 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 51.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 24.5%, while admissions grew by 49.6%.

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SAT Scores

1%

Submission Percentage

5

Scores Submitted

1% of enrolled first-time students at Lincoln College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lincoln College has a total enrollment of 1,069 students. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln College is 729 students and the part-time enrollment is 340. This means that 68.2% of students enrolled at Lincoln College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lincoln College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.1% White, 41.1% Black or African American, 5.99% Hispanic or Latino, 3.27% Two or More Races, 0.468% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.281% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lincoln College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Male (28.4%), followed by Black or African American Female (25.7%) and White Female (15.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lincoln College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,069 students. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln College is 729 and the part-time enrollment is 340. This means that 68.2% of students enrolled at Lincoln College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.9% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

41%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Lincoln College was 41%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Lincoln College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    493

  2. Black or African American

    439

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    64

The enrolled student population at Lincoln College is 46.1% White, 41.1% Black or African American, 5.99% Hispanic or Latino, 3.27% Two or More Races, 0.468% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.281% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 47.2% White, 23.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.6% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 24 students (2.25%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 97 more women than men received degrees from Lincoln College. The majority of degree recipients at Lincoln College are white (206 degrees awarded). There were 3.07 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (67 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lincoln College is General Business Administration & Management (41 degrees awarded), followed by Liberal Arts & Sciences (19 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (19 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Lincoln College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (166 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (26 degrees), and Protective Services (19 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lincoln College are Accountants & auditors (1,071,678 people), Miscellaneous managers (733,317 people), Financial managers (422,503 people), Chief executives & legislators (314,150 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (293,895 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (166 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (26 degrees), Protective Services (19 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (7 degrees), and Business (47 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lincoln College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Other Sales Workers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Lincoln College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (166 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (26 degrees), Protective Services (19 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (7 degrees), and Business (47 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lincoln College are Elementary & secondary schools (595,342 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (545,149 people), Banking & related activities (484,480 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (468,705 people), and Computer Systems Design (401,296 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (166 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (26 degrees), Protective Services (19 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (7 degrees), and Business (47 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Lincoln College.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lincoln College was General Business Administration & Management with 41 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 106

  2. 203

In 2016, 106 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln College, which is 0.522 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (203).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 76 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln College in General Studies, which is 1.07 times more than the 71 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 71 degrees were awarded to women at Lincoln College in General Studies, which is 0.934 times less than the 76 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

0%

100% Completion Time

8%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 0% of students graduating from Lincoln College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 8% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 15% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (0%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lincoln College is Female and Asian (0% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 100% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    206 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    67 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lincoln College is white (206 degrees awarded). There were 3.07 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (67 degrees).

2.27% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    142 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    64 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    42 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lincoln College is white female (142 degrees awarded). There were 2.22 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (64 degrees).

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Operations

Lincoln College has an endowment valued at nearly $38.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $891k (2.29%), compared to the 0.934% average return ($83.5k on $8.94M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Lincoln College had a total expenditure of $18.4M. Of that $18.4M, they spent $8.54M on salaries and $18.4M on benefits.

Lincoln College employs 18 Assistant professors, 11 Associate professors, and 2 Instructors. Most academics at Lincoln College are Female Assistant professors (10), Male Assistant professors(8), and Female Associate professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln College are: Service, with 31 employees, Management, with 30 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 19 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$38.9M

2015 Endowment

0.648%

decline from 2014

Lincoln College has an endowment valued at about $38.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Lincoln College declined 0.648% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $30M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $65.9k - Federal

  2. $543k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Lincoln College received $65.9k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $543k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$8.54M

Salary Expenditure

$18.4M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Lincoln College had a total expenditure of $18.4M. Of that $18.4M, they spent $8.54M on salaries and $18.4M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Lincoln College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$8.54M

2015 Salaries

0.245%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Lincoln College paid a median of $8.54M in salaries, which represents 46.4% of their overall expenditure ($18.4M) and a 0.245% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.92% decline from 2013 and a 5.15% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 3.29M (34.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.48M

Instructional Salaries

31

Number of Employees

In 2015, Lincoln College paid a total of $1.48M to 31 employees working as instructors, which represents 17.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $672k (20.4%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

18 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

31 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lincoln College were Assistant professor with 18 employees; Associate professor with 11 employees; and Associate professor with 2 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln College were Service with 31 employees; Management with 30 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lincoln College was Female Assistant professor with 10 employees, Male Assistant professor with 8 employees, and Female Associate professor with 7 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Lincoln College.

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