Lincoln University (213598)

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$7,369

0.395% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$17,516

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

13.5%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

87.1%

3,685 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,091

88.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

43.5%

166 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 (47 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (28 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (26 degrees).

In 2016, 408 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lincoln University (213598). 69.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (329 degrees), 8.89 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (37 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln University (213598) is $7,369, which is $-12,791 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln University (213598) is $7,369, which is $-12,791 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,516.

In 2016, 88% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 87% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,369

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Lincoln University (213598) was $7,369. The cost of tuition at Lincoln University (213598) is $-12,791 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$17,516

2016 Value

24.6%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Lincoln University (213598) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,516. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Lincoln University (213598) grew by 24.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,900

Room and Board

$1,597

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lincoln University (213598) was of $8,900 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,597. The cost of room and board increased by 40.3% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.08% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

88%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

87%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

88% of undergraduate students at Lincoln University (213598) received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.15% with respect to 2015, when 87% 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.

13.5%

2015 Default Rate

101

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Lincoln University (213598) was 13.5%, which represents 101 out of the 747 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 3,685 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 11.1% annual growth. Out of those 3,685 applicants, 3,211 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87.1% acceptance rate.

There were 2,091 students enrolled at Lincoln University (213598) in 2016, and 85% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lincoln University (213598) has an overall enrollment yield of 16.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

3,211

Accepted Out of 3,685

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lincoln University (213598) was 87.1% (3,211 admissions from 3,685 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 91.4%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 11.1%, while admissions grew by 5.9%.

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SAT Scores

85%

Submission Percentage

442

Scores Submitted

85% of enrolled first-time students at Lincoln University (213598) in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lincoln University (213598) has a total enrollment of 2,091 students. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln University (213598) is 1,858 students and the part-time enrollment is 233. This means that 88.9% of students enrolled at Lincoln University (213598) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lincoln University (213598), both undergraduate and graduate, is 83.9% Black or African American, 2.39% Hispanic or Latino, 1.29% White, 1.2% Two or More Races, 0.383% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0956% 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 (54.1%), followed by Black or African American Male (29.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (1.26%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (59.2%), followed by Black or African American Male (28.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (1.05%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

88.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lincoln University (213598), both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,091 students. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln University (213598) is 1,858 and the part-time enrollment is 233. This means that 88.9% of students enrolled at Lincoln University (213598) are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%

2016 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 73%. 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

    1,755

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    50

  3. White

    27

The enrolled student population at Lincoln University (213598) is 83.9% Black or African American, 2.39% Hispanic or Latino, 1.29% White, 1.2% Two or More Races, 0.383% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.0956% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 153 students (7.32%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 162 more women than men received degrees from Lincoln University (213598). The majority of degree recipients at Lincoln University (213598) are black or african american (329 degrees awarded). There were 8.89 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (37 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lincoln University (213598) is General Human Services (47 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (28 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (26 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 (82 degrees awarded), Communications (27 degrees), and Biology (27 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 Miscellaneous managers (494,314 people), Physicians & surgeons (414,048 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (363,710 people), Social workers (294,630 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (293,981 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln University (213598) are Public Administration and Social Service (82 degrees awarded), Communications (27 degrees), Biology (27 degrees), Social Sciences (35 degrees), and Protective Services (26 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 Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Sales engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at Lincoln University (213598) are Public Administration and Social Service (82 degrees awarded), Communications (27 degrees), Biology (27 degrees), Social Sciences (35 degrees), and Protective Services (26 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 Hospitals (660,838 people), Elementary & secondary schools (594,024 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (548,825 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (509,868 people), and Legal services (313,419 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln University (213598) are Public Administration and Social Service (82 degrees awarded), Communications (27 degrees), Biology (27 degrees), Social Sciences (35 degrees), and Protective Services (26 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).

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lincoln University (213598) was General Human Services with 47 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 123

  2. 285

In 2016, 123 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln University (213598), which is 0.432 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (285).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 21 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln University (213598) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.84 times less than the 25 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 65 degrees were awarded to women at Lincoln University (213598) in General Human Services, which is 3.82 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%

100% Completion Time

42%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 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 45% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lincoln University (213598) is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% 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, 44% of graduates (73 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

    329 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    37 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lincoln University (213598) is black or african american (329 degrees awarded). There were 8.89 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (37 degrees).

9.07% of degree recipients (37 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    235 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    94 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lincoln University (213598) is black or african american female (235 degrees awarded). There were 2.5 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (94 degrees).

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Operations

Lincoln University (213598) has an endowment valued at nearly $35.6M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $347k (0.976%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Lincoln University (213598) had a total expenditure of $50M. Of that $50M, they spent $19.6M on salaries and $50M on benefits.

Lincoln University (213598) employs 31 Assistant professors, 29 Associate professors, and 27 Professors. Most academics at Lincoln University (213598) are Male Professors (21), Female Assistant professors(18), and Male Associate professors (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln University (213598) are: Office and Administrative Support, with 56 employees, Management, with 30 employees, and Service with 30 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$35.6M

2015 Endowment

6.07%

growth from 2014

Lincoln University (213598) has an endowment valued at about $35.6M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Lincoln University (213598) grew 6.07% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.74M 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. $4.48M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Lincoln University (213598) received $4.48M 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

Primary Expenses

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$19.6M

Salary Expenditure

$50M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Lincoln University (213598) had a total expenditure of $50M. Of that $50M, they spent $19.6M on salaries and $50M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$19.6M

2015 Salaries

2.96%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Lincoln University (213598) paid a median of $19.6M in salaries, which represents 39.2% of their overall expenditure ($50M) and a 2.96% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 28% decline from 2013 and a 4.33% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.82M

Instructional Salaries

94

Number of Employees

In 2015, Lincoln University (213598) paid a total of $7.82M to 94 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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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

56 Employees

In 2016, 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 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln University (213598) were Office and Administrative Support with 56 employees; Management with 30 employees; and Service with 30 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lincoln University (213598) was Male Professor with 21 employees, Female Assistant professor with 18 employees, and Male Associate professor with 15 employees.

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