Lincoln University (213598)

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,026
2.01% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$16,967
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
14%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
82.8%
4,429 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
2,241
91.5% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
47.4%
212 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 (51 degrees awarded), Digital Communication & Multimedia (45 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (35 degrees).

In 2019, 463 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lincoln University (213598). 73% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (393 degrees), 15.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (26 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln University (213598) is $8,026, which is $−14,000 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln University (213598) is $8,026, which is $−14,000 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,967.

In 2019, 86% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 83% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,026
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Lincoln University (213598) was $8,026. The cost of tuition at Lincoln University (213598) is $−14,000 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$16,967
2019 Value
23.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Lincoln University (213598) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,967. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Lincoln University (213598) grew by 23.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,738
Room and Board
$1,597
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lincoln University (213598) was of $9,738 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,597. The cost of room and board increased by 2.52% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

86%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
83%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Lincoln University (213598) received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 5.49% with respect to 2018, when 91% 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.
14%
2017 Default Rate
105
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Lincoln University (213598) was 14%, which represents 105 out of the 752 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 4,429 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 2.03% annual decline. Out of those 4,429 applicants, 3,666 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.8% acceptance rate.

There were 2,241 students enrolled at Lincoln University (213598) in 2019, and 88% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lincoln University (213598) has an overall enrollment yield of 12.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
3,666
Accepted Out of 4,429

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lincoln University (213598) was 82.8% (3,666 admissions from 4,429 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 81%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −2.03%, while admissions grew by 0.137%.

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SAT Scores

88%
Submission Percentage
391
Scores Submitted

88% of enrolled first-time students at Lincoln University (213598) in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lincoln University (213598) has a total enrollment of 2,241 students. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln University (213598) is 2,050 students and the part-time enrollment is 191. This means that 91.5% of students enrolled at Lincoln University (213598) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lincoln University (213598), both undergraduate and graduate, is 85% Black or African American, 4.42% Hispanic or Latino, 2.95% Two or More Races, 0.669% White, 0.134% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0446% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lincoln University (213598) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (56.5%), followed by Black or African American Male (28.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.31%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (69.1%), followed by Black or African American Male (20.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.01%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lincoln University (213598), both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,241 students. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln University (213598) is 2,050 and the part-time enrollment is 191. This means that 91.5% of students enrolled at Lincoln University (213598) are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2019 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 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), 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
    99
  3. Two or More Races
    66

The enrolled student population at Lincoln University (213598) is 85% Black or African American, 4.42% Hispanic or Latino, 2.95% Two or More Races, 0.669% White, 0.134% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0446% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 93 students (4.15%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 213 more women than men received degrees from Lincoln University (213598). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lincoln University (213598) is black or african american (393 degrees awarded). There were 15.1 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (26 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lincoln University (213598) is General Human Services (51 degrees awarded), followed by Digital Communication & Multimedia (45 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (35 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 (89 degrees awarded), Communications (45 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (6 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 University (213598) are Other managers (230,641 people), Social workers, all other (201,308 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (173,587 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (155,165 people), and Police officers (145,699 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln University (213598) are Public Administration and Social Service (89 degrees awarded), Communications (45 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (6 degrees), Protective Services (35 degrees), and English (12 degrees).

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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 University (213598) are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Public relations specialists, Dentists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Lincoln University (213598) are Public Administration and Social Service (89 degrees awarded), Communications (45 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (6 degrees), Protective Services (35 degrees), and English (12 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 (461,609 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (392,857 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (315,141 people), Individual & family services (162,635 people), and Computer Systems Design (161,788 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln University (213598) are Public Administration and Social Service (89 degrees awarded), Communications (45 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (6 degrees), Protective Services (35 degrees), and English (12 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. 51 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 45 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 35 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lincoln University (213598) was General Human Services with 51 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

125
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
338
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 125 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln University (213598), which is 0.37 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (338).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 17 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln University (213598) in General Human Services, which is 0.236 times less than the 72 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 72 degrees were awarded to women at Lincoln University (213598) in General Human Services, which is 4.24 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

30%
100% Completion Time
46%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 30% of students graduating from Lincoln University (213598) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 46% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% 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 (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lincoln University (213598) is Female and White (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 6.6% of graduates (14 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
    393 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    26 degrees awarded
  3. White
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lincoln University (213598) is black or african american (393 degrees awarded). There were 15.1 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (26 degrees).

5.62% of degree recipients (26 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    285 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    108 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lincoln University (213598) is black or african american female (285 degrees awarded). There were 2.64 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (108 degrees).

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Operations

Lincoln University (213598) has an endowment valued at nearly $44.1M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $780k (1.77%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Lincoln University (213598) had a total salary expenditure of $63.9M. Lincoln University (213598) employs 39 Assistant professors, 26 Professors, and 24 Associate professors. Most academics at Lincoln University (213598) are Female Assistant professors (23), Male Professors(19), and Male Assistant professors (16).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln University (213598) are: Office and Administrative Support, with 58 employees, Management, with 37 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 36 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$44.1M
2019 Endowment
4.52%
growth from 2018

Lincoln University (213598) has an endowment valued at about $44.1M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Lincoln University (213598) grew 4.52% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.65M 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. $11.9M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Lincoln University (213598) received $11.9M 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

$23.3M
2019 Salaries
18.5%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Lincoln University (213598) paid a median of $23.3M in salaries, which represents 36.4% of their overall expenditure ($63.9M) and a 18.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.104% growth from 2017 and a 0.191% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.02M
Instructional Salaries
100
Number of Employees

In 2019, Lincoln University (213598) paid a total of $8.02M to 100 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
39 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
58 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lincoln University (213598) were Assistant professor with 39 employees; Professor with 26 employees; and Professor with 24 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln University (213598) were Office and Administrative Support with 58 employees; Management with 37 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 36 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lincoln University (213598) was Female Assistant professor with 23 employees, Male Professor with 19 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 16 employees.

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