Lincoln University (213598)

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$7,674

4.14% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$18,290

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

11.6%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

79.7%

3,587 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,266

89.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

46.2%

141 Graduates

About

Lincoln University (213598) is a higher education institution located in Chester County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Lincoln University (213598) were General Human Services (43 degrees awarded), General Health Services (35 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (24 degrees).

In 2017, 430 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lincoln University (213598). 66% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (353 degrees), 14.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (25 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln University (213598) is $7,674, which is $-13,059 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln University (213598) is $7,674, which is $-13,059 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 $18,290.

In 2017, 89% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 87% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,674

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Lincoln University (213598) was $7,674. The cost of tuition at Lincoln University (213598) is $-13,059 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$18,290

2017 Value

4.42%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Lincoln University (213598) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,290. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Lincoln University (213598) grew by 4.42%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,268

Room and Board

$1,597

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lincoln University (213598) was of $9,268 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,597. The cost of room and board increased by 4.13% 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

89%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

87%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Lincoln University (213598) received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.14% with respect to 2016, when 88% 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.

11.6%

2016 Default Rate

82

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Lincoln University (213598) was 11.6%, which represents 82 out of the 709 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 (213598) received 3,587 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 2.66% annual decline. Out of those 3,587 applicants, 2,858 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 79.7% acceptance rate.

There were 2,266 students enrolled at Lincoln University (213598) in 2017, and 90% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lincoln University (213598) has an overall enrollment yield of 23.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

79.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,858

Accepted Out of 3,587

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lincoln University (213598) was 79.7% (2,858 admissions from 3,587 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 87.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -2.66%, while admissions declined by -11%.

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SAT Scores

90%

Submission Percentage

594

Scores Submitted

90% of enrolled first-time students at Lincoln University (213598) in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lincoln University (213598) has a total enrollment of 2,266 students. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln University (213598) is 2,022 students and the part-time enrollment is 244. This means that 89.2% of students enrolled at Lincoln University (213598) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lincoln University (213598), both undergraduate and graduate, is 84.1% Black or African American, 3.05% Hispanic or Latino, 1.85% Two or More Races, 1.06% White, 0.265% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0883% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lincoln University (213598) in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (56.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (27.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.08%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (61.2%), followed by Black or African American Male (25.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (1.53%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lincoln University (213598), both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,266 students. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln University (213598) is 2,022 and the part-time enrollment is 244. This means that 89.2% of students enrolled at Lincoln University (213598) are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%

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 (213598) was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Lincoln University (213598) 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

    1,905

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    69

  3. Two or More Races

    42

The enrolled student population at Lincoln University (213598) is 84.1% Black or African American, 3.05% Hispanic or Latino, 1.85% Two or More Races, 1.06% White, 0.265% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0883% 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 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, 148 students (6.53%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 138 more women than men received degrees from Lincoln University (213598). The majority of degree recipients at Lincoln University (213598) are black or african american (353 degrees awarded). There were 14.1 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (25 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lincoln University (213598) is General Human Services (43 degrees awarded), followed by General Health Services (35 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (24 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Lincoln University (213598), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (97 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (5 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 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 (213598) are Social workers, all other (170,227 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (151,904 people), Other managers (146,103 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (96,537 people), and Postsecondary teachers (86,301 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln University (213598) are Public Administration and Social Service (97 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (5 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Language & Linguistics (8 degrees), and Communications (27 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 (213598) are Surgeons, Sales managers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Lincoln University (213598) are Public Administration and Social Service (97 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (5 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Language & Linguistics (8 degrees), and Communications (27 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 (213598) are Elementary & secondary schools (315,252 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (221,731 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (137,340 people), Individual & family services (115,517 people), and Computer Systems Design (104,524 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln University (213598) are Public Administration and Social Service (97 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (5 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Language & Linguistics (8 degrees), and Communications (27 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 (213598).

Most Common

  1. 43 degrees awarded

  2. 35 degrees awarded

  3. 24 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lincoln University (213598) was General Human Services with 43 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 146

  2. 284

In 2017, 146 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln University (213598), which is 0.514 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (284).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 24 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln University (213598) in General Human Services, which is 0.329 times less than the 73 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 (213598) in General Human Services, which is 3.04 times more than the 24 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%

100% Completion Time

42%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 24% of students graduating from Lincoln University (213598) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 42% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lincoln University (213598) is Female and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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, 11.3% of graduates (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    353 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    25 degrees awarded

  3. White

    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lincoln University (213598) is black or african american (353 degrees awarded). There were 14.1 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (25 degrees).

5.81% of degree recipients (25 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    240 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    113 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lincoln University (213598) is black or african american female (240 degrees awarded). There were 2.12 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (113 degrees).

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Operations

Lincoln University (213598) has an endowment valued at nearly $38.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $312k (0.808%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Lincoln University (213598) had a total salary expenditure of $55.1M. Lincoln University (213598) employs 31 Assistant professors, 29 Associate professors, and 27 Professors. Most academics at Lincoln University (213598) are Male Professors (21), Male Assistant professors(16), and Male Associate professors (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln University (213598) are: Office and Administrative Support, with 71 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 45 employees, and Service with 34 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$38.6M

2017 Endowment

11.8%

growth from 2016

Lincoln University (213598) has an endowment valued at about $38.6M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Lincoln University (213598) grew 11.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.43M higher 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. $3.93M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Lincoln University (213598) received $3.93M 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

$19.6M

2017 Salaries

0.191%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Lincoln University (213598) paid a median of $19.6M in salaries, which represents 35.6% of their overall expenditure ($55.1M) and a 0.191% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.22% growth from 2015 and a 2.96% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$7.47M

Instructional Salaries

97

Number of Employees

In 2017, Lincoln University (213598) paid a total of $7.47M to 97 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

31 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

71 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lincoln University (213598) were Assistant professor with 31 employees; Associate professor with 29 employees; and Associate professor with 27 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln University (213598) were Office and Administrative Support with 71 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 45 employees; and Service with 34 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lincoln University (213598) was Male Professor with 21 employees, Male Assistant professor with 16 employees, and Male Associate professor with 15 employees.

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