Lincoln University (177940)

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,270

1.95% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$10,911

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

25.2%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

2,619

70.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

21.8%

100 Graduates

About

Lincoln University (177940) is a higher education institution located in Cole County, MO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Lincoln University (177940) were Registered Nursing (55 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Sciences (29 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (28 degrees).

In 2017, 379 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lincoln University (177940). 60.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (223 degrees), 1.96 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (114 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln University (177940) is $6,270, which is $-14,463 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln University (177940) is $6,270, which is $-14,463 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,911.

In 2017, 66% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 77% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,270

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Lincoln University (177940) was $6,270. The cost of tuition at Lincoln University (177940) is $-14,463 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$10,911

2017 Value

5.04%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Lincoln University (177940) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,911. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Lincoln University (177940) grew by 5.04%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,057

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lincoln University (177940) was of $7,057 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 9.75% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

66%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

77%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

66% of undergraduate students at Lincoln University (177940) received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 11.9% with respect to 2016, when 59% 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.

25.2%

2016 Default Rate

246

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Lincoln University (177940) was 25.2%, which represents 246 out of the 975 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 University (177940) received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 2,619 students enrolled at Lincoln University (177940) in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Acceptance Rate

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Acceptance Rate in N/A

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

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Enrollment

Lincoln University (177940) has a total enrollment of 2,619 students. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln University (177940) is 1,844 students and the part-time enrollment is 775. This means that 70.4% of students enrolled at Lincoln University (177940) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lincoln University (177940), both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.4% Black or African American, 40.5% White, 2.98% Two or More Races, 2.33% Hispanic or Latino, 0.764% Asian, 0.382% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0764% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lincoln University (177940) in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (31.5%), followed by Black or African American Male (28.8%) and White Female (16.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (35%), followed by White Male (15%) and Black or African American Female (15%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

70.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lincoln University (177940), both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,619 students. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln University (177940) is 1,844 and the part-time enrollment is 775. This means that 70.4% of students enrolled at Lincoln University (177940) are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%

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 University (177940) was 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Lincoln University (177940) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    1,216

  2. White

    1,062

  3. Two or More Races

    78

The enrolled student population at Lincoln University (177940) is 46.4% Black or African American, 40.5% White, 2.98% Two or More Races, 2.33% Hispanic or Latino, 0.764% Asian, 0.382% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0764% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 112 students (4.28%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 81 more women than men received degrees from Lincoln University (177940). The majority of degree recipients at Lincoln University (177940) are white (223 degrees awarded). There were 1.96 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (114 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lincoln University (177940) is Registered Nursing (55 degrees awarded), followed by Liberal Arts & Sciences (29 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (28 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Lincoln University (177940), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (16 degrees awarded), Protective Services (56 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (8 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lincoln University (177940) are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,885,772 people), Secondary school teachers (298,006 people), Education administrators (258,420 people), Other managers (147,172 people), and Police officers (127,702 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln University (177940) are Agriculture (16 degrees awarded), Protective Services (56 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (8 degrees), Human Sciences (11 degrees), and Education (53 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 University (177940) are Dentists, Physicians, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Real estate brokers & sales agents

The most specialized majors at Lincoln University (177940) are Agriculture (16 degrees awarded), Protective Services (56 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (8 degrees), Human Sciences (11 degrees), and Education (53 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 University (177940) are Elementary & secondary schools (2,753,328 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (332,671 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (258,752 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (144,724 people), and Child day care services (114,939 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln University (177940) are Agriculture (16 degrees awarded), Protective Services (56 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (8 degrees), Human Sciences (11 degrees), and Education (53 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 University (177940).

Most Common

  1. 55 degrees awarded

  2. 29 degrees awarded

  3. 28 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lincoln University (177940) was Registered Nursing with 55 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 149

  2. 230

In 2017, 149 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln University (177940), which is 0.648 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (230).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 38 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln University (177940) in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration, which is 2.11 times more than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 73 degrees were awarded to women at Lincoln University (177940) in Registered Nursing, which is 18.3 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%

100% Completion Time

20%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 8% of students graduating from Lincoln University (177940) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 20% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 23% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lincoln University (177940) is Female and Hispanic or Latino (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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, 2% 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

    223 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    114 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lincoln University (177940) is white (223 degrees awarded). There were 1.96 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (114 degrees).

2.11% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    144 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    79 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    62 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lincoln University (177940) is white female (144 degrees awarded). There were 1.82 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (79 degrees).

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Operations

Lincoln University (177940) has an endowment valued at nearly $10.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $140k (1.39%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Lincoln University (177940) had a total expenditure of $56.1M. Of that $56.1M, they spent $23.5M on salaries and $56.1M on benefits.

Lincoln University (177940) employs 35 Assistant professors, 28 Associate professors, and 27 Professors. Most academics at Lincoln University (177940) are Female Assistant professors (21), Male Professors(17), and Male Associate professors (16).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln University (177940) are: Office and Administrative Support, with 48 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 39 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 38 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10.1M

2017 Endowment

14%

growth from 2016

Lincoln University (177940) has an endowment valued at about $10.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Lincoln University (177940) grew 14% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $23M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $185k - Federal

  2. $29.8k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Lincoln University (177940) received $185k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $29.8k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$23.5M

Salary Expenditure

$56.1M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Lincoln University (177940) had a total expenditure of $56.1M. Of that $56.1M, they spent $23.5M on salaries and $56.1M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Lincoln University (177940) as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$23.5M

2017 Salaries

0.606%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Lincoln University (177940) paid a median of $23.5M in salaries, which represents 41.9% of their overall expenditure ($56.1M) and a 0.606% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.77% decline from 2015 and a 1.61% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.42M

Instructional Salaries

105

Number of Employees

In 2017, Lincoln University (177940) paid a total of $5.42M to 105 employees working as instructors, which represents 23% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.62M (33.5%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

35 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

48 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lincoln University (177940) were Assistant professor with 35 employees; Associate professor with 28 employees; and Associate professor with 27 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln University (177940) were Office and Administrative Support with 48 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 39 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 38 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lincoln University (177940) was Female Assistant professor with 21 employees, Male Professor with 17 employees, and Male Associate professor with 16 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Lincoln University (177940).

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