Lincoln College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$17,100

2.4% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$15,830

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

7.73%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

57.2%

1,821 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,121

67.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

10.3%

3 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 (25 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (14 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (11 degrees).

In 2017, 180 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lincoln College. 67.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (111 degrees), 2.52 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (44 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln College is $17,100, which is $4,210 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln College is $17,100, which is $4,210 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,830.

In 2017, 80% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 70% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$17,100

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Lincoln College was $17,100. The cost of tuition at Lincoln College is $4,210 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$15,830

2017 Value

1.82%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Lincoln College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,830. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Lincoln College grew by 1.82%.

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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 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. 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

80%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

70%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

80% of undergraduate students at Lincoln College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.76% with respect to 2016, when 84% 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.

7.73%

2016 Default Rate

44

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Lincoln College was 7.73%, which represents 44 out of the 569 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 1,821 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 8.91% annual growth. Out of those 1,821 applicants, 1,042 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 57.2% acceptance rate.

There were 1,121 students enrolled at Lincoln College in 2017, and 2% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lincoln College has an overall enrollment yield of 28.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

57.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,042

Accepted Out of 1,821

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lincoln College was 57.2% (1,042 admissions from 1,821 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 62%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 8.91%, while admissions grew by 0.482%.

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SAT Scores

2%

Submission Percentage

8

Scores Submitted

2% of enrolled first-time students at Lincoln College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lincoln College has a total enrollment of 1,121 students. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln College is 755 students and the part-time enrollment is 366. This means that 67.4% of students enrolled at Lincoln College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lincoln College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43.4% White, 41.3% Black or African American, 6.69% Hispanic or Latino, 4.64% Two or More Races, 0.803% Asian, 0.0892% American Indian or Alaska Native, 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 (27.8%), followed by Black or African American Female (27.2%) and White Male (15.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lincoln College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,121 students. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln College is 755 and the part-time enrollment is 366. This means that 67.4% of students enrolled at Lincoln College are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%

2017 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 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Lincoln College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    487

  2. Black or African American

    463

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    75

The enrolled student population at Lincoln College is 43.4% White, 41.3% Black or African American, 6.69% Hispanic or Latino, 4.64% Two or More Races, 0.803% Asian, 0.0892% American Indian or Alaska Native, 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 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% 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, 23 students (2.05%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 64 more women than men received degrees from Lincoln College. The majority of degree recipients at Lincoln College are white (111 degrees awarded). There were 2.52 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (44 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lincoln College is General Business Administration & Management (25 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (14 degrees) and Liberal Arts & Sciences (11 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 (93 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (22 degrees), and Protective Services (14 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 Registered nurses (1,385,611 people), Accountants & auditors (1,104,702 people), Other managers (675,972 people), Financial managers (429,502 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (337,184 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (93 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (22 degrees), Protective Services (14 degrees), Business (28 degrees), and Health (21 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, Public relations specialists, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Lincoln College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (93 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (22 degrees), Protective Services (14 degrees), Business (28 degrees), and Health (21 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lincoln College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,726,573 people), Elementary & secondary schools (767,155 people), Banking & related activities (500,816 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (471,168 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (461,213 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (93 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (22 degrees), Protective Services (14 degrees), Business (28 degrees), and Health (21 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 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lincoln College was General Business Administration & Management with 25 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 58

  2. 122

In 2017, 58 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln College, which is 0.475 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (122).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 39 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln College in General Studies, which is 0.907 times less than the 43 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 43 degrees were awarded to women at Lincoln College in General Studies, which is 1.1 times more than the 39 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%

100% Completion Time

11%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 11% of students graduating from Lincoln College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 11% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 16% 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.

White Male

Highest Graduation Rate (40%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lincoln College is Male and White (40% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 33.3% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    111 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    44 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lincoln College is white (111 degrees awarded). There were 2.52 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (44 degrees).

3.33% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    79 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    32 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lincoln College is white female (79 degrees awarded). There were 2.47 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (32 degrees).

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Operations

Lincoln College has an endowment valued at nearly $20.5M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.62M (7.92%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Lincoln College had a total salary expenditure of $18.7M. Lincoln College employs 22 Assistant professors, 11 Associate professors, and 2 Instructors. Most academics at Lincoln College are Female Assistant professors (14), Male Assistant professors(8), and Female Associate professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln College are: Management, with 29 employees, Service, with 28 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 19 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$20.5M

2017 Endowment

11.4%

decline from 2016

Lincoln College has an endowment valued at about $20.5M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Lincoln College declined 11.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.5M 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. $275k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Lincoln College received $275k 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

$8.79M

2017 Salaries

0.401%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Lincoln College paid a median of $8.79M in salaries, which represents 47% of their overall expenditure ($18.7M) and a 0.401% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.54% growth from 2015 and a 0.245% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.62M

Instructional Salaries

35

Number of Employees

In 2017, Lincoln College paid a total of $1.62M to 35 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $916k (25.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

22 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

29 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lincoln College were Assistant professor with 22 employees; Associate professor with 11 employees; and Associate professor with 2 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln College were Management with 29 employees; Service 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 Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lincoln College was Female Assistant professor with 14 employees, Male Assistant professor with 8 employees, and Female Associate professor with 6 employees.

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

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