Lincoln University (213598)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,476
3.01% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$15,502
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
6.56%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
80.6%
6,699 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,824
92.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
44.7%
231 Graduates

About

Lincoln University (213598) is a higher education institution located in Chester County, PA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Lincoln University (213598) were General Health Services (60 degrees awarded), General Human Services (46 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (45 degrees).

In 2022, 462 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lincoln University (213598). 69.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (400 degrees), 23.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (17 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln University (213598) is $8,476, which is $−15,520 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln University (213598) is $8,476, which is $−15,520 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,502.

In 2022, 95% of undergraduate students attending Lincoln University (213598) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 80% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$8,476
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Lincoln University (213598) was $8,476. The cost of tuition at Lincoln University (213598) is $−15,520 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$15,502
2022 Value
6.81%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Lincoln University (213598) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,502. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Lincoln University (213598) grew by 6.81%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,076
Room and Board
$1,597
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lincoln University (213598) was of $10,076 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 26.7% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,597. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
80%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Lincoln University (213598) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 5% with respect to 2021, when 100% 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.
6.56%
2019 Default Rate
50
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Lincoln University (213598) was 6.56%, which represents 50 out of the 762 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Lincoln University (213598) received 6,699 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 89.5% annual growth. Out of those 6,699 applicants, 5,400 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 80.6% acceptance rate.

There were 1,824 students enrolled at Lincoln University (213598) in 2022. 38% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lincoln University (213598) has an overall enrollment yield of 7.43%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

80.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
5,400
Accepted Out of 6,699

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lincoln University (213598) was 80.6% (5,400 admissions from 6,699 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 79.8%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 89.5%, while admissions grew by 91.5%..

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SAT Scores

38%
Submission Percentage (2022)
152
Scores Submitted (2022)

38% of enrolled first-time students at Lincoln University (213598) in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lincoln University (213598) had a total enrollment of 1,824 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln University (213598) is 1,685 students and the part-time enrollment is 139. This means that 92.4% of students enrolled at Lincoln University (213598) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lincoln University (213598), both undergraduate and graduate, is 82.9% Black or African American, 6.63% Hispanic or Latino, 3.56% Two or More Races, 0.932% White, 0.274% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.11% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0548% Asian.

Students enrolled at Lincoln University (213598) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (54.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (28.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.39%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (71.7%), followed by Black or African American Male (19.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.26%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lincoln University (213598) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,824 students. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln University (213598) is 1,685 and the part-time enrollment is 139. This means that 92.4% of students enrolled at Lincoln University (213598) are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%
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 University (213598) was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Lincoln University (213598) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    1,513 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    121 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    65 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Lincoln University (213598) is 82.9% Black or African American, 6.63% Hispanic or Latino, 3.56% Two or More Races, 0.932% White, 0.274% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.11% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0548% Asian. 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 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 53 students (2.91%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 182 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 (400 degrees awarded). There were 23.5 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (17 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lincoln University (213598) is General Health Services (60 degrees awarded), followed by General Human Services (46 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (45 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (75 degrees awarded), Protective Services (45 degrees), and Social Sciences (37 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 University (213598) are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,647,449 people), Secondary school teachers (484,346 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (386,970 people), Other managers (346,310 people), and Education administrators (313,007 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln University (213598) in 2022 are Public Administration and Social Service (75 degrees awarded), Protective Services (45 degrees), Social Sciences (37 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), and Education (48 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Lincoln University (213598) are Public Administration and Social Service (75 degrees awarded), Protective Services (45 degrees), Social Sciences (37 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), and Education (48 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 University (213598) are Elementary & secondary schools (2,971,232 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (526,716 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (463,800 people), Legal services (326,119 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (276,719 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln University (213598) are Public Administration and Social Service (75 degrees awarded), Protective Services (45 degrees), Social Sciences (37 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), and Education (48 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 University (213598).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 60 degrees awarded
  2. 46 degrees awarded
  3. 45 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lincoln University (213598) was General Health Services with 60 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

140
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
322
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 140 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln University (213598), which is 0.435 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (322).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 17 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln University (213598) in General Human Services, which is 0.293 times less than the 58 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 58 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln University (213598) in General Human Services, which is 3.41 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

30%
100% Completion Time
45%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 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, 45% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% 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.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (60%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Lincoln University (213598) is Female and Hispanic or Latino (60% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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.

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, 9.96% of graduates (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    400 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    17 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lincoln University (213598) is black or african american (400 degrees awarded). There were 23.5 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (17 degrees).

4.55% of degree recipients (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    280 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    120 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Lincoln University (213598) is black or african american female (280 degrees awarded). There were 2.33 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (120 degrees).

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Operations

Lincoln University (213598) has an endowment valued at nearly $49M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 9.12k (0.0186%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Lincoln University (213598) had a total salary expenditure of 75M. Lincoln University (213598) employs 48 Assistant professors, 29 Associate professors and 17 Professors. Most academics at Lincoln University (213598) are Female Assistant professor (27), Male Assistant professor (21), and Female Associate professor (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln University (213598) are: Office and Administrative Support, with 51 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 38 employees, and Service with 33 employees.

Endowment

$49M
2022 Endowment
14.1%
decline from 2021

Lincoln University (213598) has an endowment valued at about $49M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Lincoln University (213598) declined 14.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.39M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$25.4M
2022 Salaries
0.24%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Lincoln University (213598) paid a median of $25.4M in salaries, which represents 33.9% of their overall expenditure ($75M) and a 0.24% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.55M
Instructional Salaries
105
Number of Employees

In 2022, Lincoln University (213598) paid a total of $8.55M to 105 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
48 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
51 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lincoln University (213598) were Assistant professor with 48 employees, Associate professor with 29 employees, and Professor with 17 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln University (213598) were Office and Administrative Support with 51 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 38 employees, and Service with 33 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lincoln University (213598) was Female Assistant professor with 27 employees, Male Assistant professor with 21 employees, and Female Associate professor with 15 employees.

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