Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield

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2022 Average Net Price
$22,512
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.91%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
339
69.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
73.4%
171 Graduates

About

Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield is a higher education institution located in Middlesex County, NJ. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield were Welding Technology (128 degrees awarded) and Medium or Heavy Vehicle & Truck Technology (54 degrees).

In 2022, 210 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield. 7.14% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 92.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (117 degrees), 2.49 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (47 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,512.

In 2022, 83% of undergraduate students attending Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 66% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$22,512
2022 Value
2.32%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,512. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield grew by 2.32%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
66%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 5.68% with respect to 2021, when 88% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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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.
2.91%
2019 Default Rate
125
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield was 2.91%, which represents 125 out of the 4289 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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Enrollment

Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield had a total enrollment of 339 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield is 236 students and the part-time enrollment is 103. This means that 69.6% of students enrolled at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield, both undergraduate and graduate, is 38.6% White, 31.9% Hispanic or Latino, 17.4% Black or African American, 6.78% Two or More Races, 2.06% Asian, and 0.885% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (35.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (29.2%) and Black or African American Male (18.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

69.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 339 students. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield is 236 and the part-time enrollment is 103.

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Retention Rate over Time

90%
2022 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 Technical Institute-South Plainfield was 90%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    131 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    108 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    59 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield is 38.6% White, 31.9% Hispanic or Latino, 17.4% Black or African American, 6.78% Two or More Races, 2.06% Asian, and 0.885% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 180 fewer women than men received degrees from Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield is white (117 degrees awarded). There were 2.49 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (47 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield is Welding Technology (128 degrees awarded), followed by Medium or Heavy Vehicle & Truck Technology (54 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (128 degrees awarded) and Mechanical Technologies (82 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield are Welding, soldering, & brazing workers (1,125 people), Other managers (732 people), Automotive service technicians & mechanics (719 people), Aircraft mechanics & service technicians (653 people), and Maintenance & repair workers, general (584 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield in 2022 are Precision Production (128 degrees awarded) and Mechanical Technologies (82 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield are General & operations managers, Software developers, Chief executives & legislators, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Other managers

The most specialized majors at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield are Precision Production (128 degrees awarded) and Mechanical Technologies (82 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Technical Institute-South Plainfield are Construction (1,896 people), Automotive repair & maintenance (1,290 people), Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (770 people), Aircraft & parts manufacturing (636 people), and Air transportation (544 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield are Precision Production (128 degrees awarded) and Mechanical Technologies (82 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 128 degrees awarded
  2. 54 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield was Welding Technology with 128 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

195
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
15
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 195 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield, which is 13 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (15).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 115 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield in Welding Technology, which is 8.85 times more than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 13 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield in Welding Technology, which is 0.113 times less than the 115 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

44%
100% Completion Time
79%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 44% of students graduating from Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 79% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 79% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    117 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    47 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield is white (117 degrees awarded). There were 2.49 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (47 degrees).

1.43% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    108 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    43 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield is white male (108 degrees awarded). There were 2.51 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (43 degrees).

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Salary Expenditure

$2.16M
2022 Salaries
14%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield paid a median of $2.16M in salaries, a 14% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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