Lincoln College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$18,300
2.23% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$17,246
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
6.11%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
69.9%
1,403 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
994
69.2% Full-Time
2020 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 (28 degrees awarded), Organizational Leadership (28 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (26 degrees).

In 2020, 205 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lincoln College. 59.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (86 degrees), 1.43 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (60 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln College is $18,300, which is $6,471 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln College is $18,300, which is $6,471 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,246.

In 2020, 85% of undergraduate students attending Lincoln College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 72% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$18,300
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Lincoln College was $18,300. The cost of tuition at Lincoln College is $6,471 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

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Average Net Price

$17,246
2020 Value
20.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Lincoln College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,246. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Lincoln College grew by 20.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,613
Room and Board
$N/A
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lincoln College was of $7,613 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board increased by 1.43% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies remained the same by NaNM% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
72%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Lincoln College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 2.3% with respect to 2019, when 87% 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.
6.11%
2018 Default Rate
33
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Lincoln College was 6.11%, which represents 33 out of the 540 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Lincoln College received 1,403 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 14.8% annual decline. Out of those 1,403 applicants, 980 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 69.9% acceptance rate.

There were 994 students enrolled at Lincoln College in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lincoln College has an overall enrollment yield of 22.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

69.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
980
Accepted Out of 1,403

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lincoln College was 69.9% (980 admissions from 1,403 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 66.8%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −14.8%, while admissions declined by −11%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Lincoln College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lincoln College has a total enrollment of 994 students. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln College is 688 students and the part-time enrollment is 306. This means that 69.2% of students enrolled at Lincoln College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lincoln College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.8% White, 41.3% Black or African American, 6.44% Hispanic or Latino, 3.92% Two or More Races, 0.704% Asian, 0.402% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.201% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lincoln College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Male (27.6%), followed by Black or African American Female (26.2%) and White Female (15.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

69.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lincoln College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 994 students. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln College is 688 and the part-time enrollment is 306. This means that 69.2% of students enrolled at Lincoln College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.3% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%
2020 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 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (66%), 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
    415
  2. Black or African American
    411
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    64

The enrolled student population at Lincoln College is 41.8% White, 41.3% Black or African American, 6.44% Hispanic or Latino, 3.92% Two or More Races, 0.704% Asian, 0.402% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.201% 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 44.2% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.5% 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, 26 students (2.62%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 39 more women than men received degrees from Lincoln College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lincoln College is white (86 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (60 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lincoln College is General Business Administration & Management (28 degrees awarded), followed by Organizational Leadership (28 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (26 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 Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees awarded), Protective Services (26 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (84 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 (1,053,419 people), Other managers (761,211 people), Financial managers (470,050 people), Chief executives & legislators (380,945 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (334,577 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees awarded), Protective Services (26 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (84 degrees), Business (56 degrees), and Communications (5 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 Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Skincare specialists, Physicians, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Lincoln College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees awarded), Protective Services (26 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (84 degrees), Business (56 degrees), and Communications (5 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 (761,116 people), Banking & related activities (518,649 people), Computer Systems Design (511,653 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (494,513 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (475,198 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (16 degrees awarded), Protective Services (26 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (84 degrees), Business (56 degrees), and Communications (5 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.
Most Common
  1. 28 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 28 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 26 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lincoln College was General Business Administration & Management with 28 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

83
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
122
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 83 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln College, which is 0.68 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (122).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 37 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln College in General Studies, which is 0.974 times less than the 38 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 38 degrees were awarded to women at Lincoln College in General Studies, which is 1.03 times more than the 37 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%
100% Completion Time
10%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 5% of students graduating from Lincoln College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 10% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 18% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lincoln College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    86 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    60 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lincoln College is white (86 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (60 degrees).

15.6% of degree recipients (32 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    56 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    30 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Lincoln College is white female (56 degrees awarded). There were 1.87 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (30 degrees).

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Operations

Lincoln College has an endowment valued at nearly $21.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $608k (2.89%), compared to the 2.62% average return ($302k on $11.5M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Lincoln College had a total salary expenditure of $20.1M. Lincoln College employs 16 Assistant professors, 14 Associate professors, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Lincoln College are Female Assistant professors (9), Male Associate professors(8), and Male Assistant professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln College are: Service, with 34 employees, Management, with 28 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 19 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$21.1M
2020 Endowment
4.71%
growth from 2019

Lincoln College has an endowment valued at about $21.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Lincoln College grew 4.71% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.53M 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. $1.8M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Lincoln College received $1.8M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$9.48M
2020 Salaries
7.35%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Lincoln College paid a median of $9.48M in salaries, which represents 47.2% of their overall expenditure ($20.1M) and a 7.35% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.665% growth from 2018 and a 0.205% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 10.7M (32% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.48M
Instructional Salaries
30
Number of Employees

In 2020, Lincoln College paid a total of $1.48M to 30 employees working as instructors, which represents 15.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.2M (29.9%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
16 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
34 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lincoln College were Assistant professor with 16 employees; Associate professor with 14 employees; and Associate professor with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln College were Service with 34 employees; Management with 28 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lincoln College was Female Assistant professor with 9 employees, Male Associate professor with 8 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 7 employees.

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

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