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Lincoln University, founded in 1854, is a public institution. Its 422-acre campus is located in southern Chester County, 45 miles southwest of Philadelphia.

Website: www.lincoln.edu/

Public
Co-ed
2,040
Undergraduate
Students
(66.0%) 1,346 Women
(34.0%) 694 Men
201
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
83% of 4,429 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
May 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
2.99
SAT Math
467 average
430-500 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
478 average
440-510 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
17 average
16-18 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,854
Out-of-state: $31,224
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,266
Out-of-state: $16,636
Room and Board
$9,828
Average Percent of Need Met
41%
Average Freshman Award
$10,705
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$36,567
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
100
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 3% of classes
10-19 students: 19% of classes
20-29 students: 57% of classes
30-39 students: 20% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Lincoln University Population
1,726
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
88% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
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Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1% Asian
87.4% Black/African-American
4.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.7% White
3.6% Unknown
International Students
2.8% from 10 countries
First-Year Students Returning
71.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
30.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
47%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
9.0%
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