Lincoln University: Statistics

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Acceptance rate
83%
Average SAT
940
Average ACT
17
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
2,040
Graduates
201
Male:Female Ratio
33:67
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
www.lincoln.edu

Lincoln University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 83% 75% 86%
Applicants 4,429 1,411 3,018
Admissions 3,666 1,064 2,602
Freshmen enrolled full time 443 149 294
Freshmen enrolled part time 2 1 1

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
391 or 88%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 870
or below

75% of them
had 1010
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Lincoln University are 870-1010 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
58 or 13%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 18
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Lincoln University are 16-18 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American 1905 (85%)
Hispanic 99 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 93 (4%)
Two or more races 66 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 59 (3%)
White 15 (0.7%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0%)
Asian 1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,625
Students receiving aid
98%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $8,026$10,106
Tuition in-state $8,026$10,106
Tuition out-of-state $13,396$17,636
Fee in-district $3,240$1,314
Fee in-state $3,240$1,314
Fee out-of-state $4,072$1,452

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,876
Combined charge for room and board $9,828
Room charge $5,242
Meal charge $4,586

Lincoln University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Human Services, General 50 38
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 44
Business Administration and Management, General 25 12
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 34
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 33
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 29
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 28
Political Science and Government, General 17
Psychology, General 13
Finance, General 4 9
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs 13
English Language and Literature, General 12
Counseling Psychology 12
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 11
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 10
Computer and Information Sciences, General 9
Accounting 6
Fine & Studio Arts, General 5
Physical Sciences 5
African Studies 4
Mathematics, General 4
Sociology 3
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2
Engineering Science 2
Clinical Psychology 2
Chemistry, General 2
Physics, General 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 1
Anthropology 1
Environmental Science 1
History, General 1
Grand Total 338 105
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 47% 33% 57%
  • Full-time retention rate - 71%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,166
Citations
36,851

Publication / Citation count by topic

Biology
529 / 10,068
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
441 / 5,577
Environmental Science
424 / 13,239
Computer Science
362 / 6,781
Medicine
353 / 3,478
Business
293 / 3,650
Engineering
284 / 7,636
Economics
160 / 1,945
Chemistry
149 / 3,746
Agricultural Science
147 / 4,790
Psychology
133 / 2,322
Ecology
125 / 4,877
Mathematics
124 / 2,289
Sociology
105 / 1,545
Demography
96 / 1,328
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
90 / 500
Botany
84 / 1,831
Geography and Cartography
83 / 2,415
Art & Design
80 / 1,697
Physics
79 / 993
Political Science
74 / 575
Environmental Management
72 / 2,994
Computer Networking
72 / 2,855
Marketing
66 / 955
Blockchain and Cryptography
62 / 1,353
Materials Science
52 / 546
Horticulture
42 / 379
Development Studies
42 / 402
Health Science
41 / 149
History
40 / 56
Management Information Systems
40 / 403
Hospitality and Hotel Management
39 / 1,214
Public Health
39 / 332
Oncology and Cancer research
36 / 404
Communications and Public Relations
36 / 284
Social Psychology
35 / 644
Genetics
34 / 448
Computer Vision
33 / 158
Environmental Chemistry
31 / 1,734
Law
31 / 39

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 13 30
1991 25 47
1992 15 57
1993 14 99
1994 15 89
1995 20 122
1996 18 114
1997 30 155
1998 31 140
1999 29 172
2000 37 281
2001 28 272
2002 22 406
2003 37 508
2004 60 596
2005 63 835
2006 38 929
2007 52 1073
2008 48 1221
2009 51 1333
2010 77 1471
2011 73 1666
2012 68 1940
2013 111 2121
2014 97 2247
2015 88 2190
2016 126 2284
2017 154 2273
2018 171 2272
2019 139 2991
2020 178 3759

Lincoln University alumni

  1. Thurgood Marshall

    Thurgood Marshall
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1908-1993 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    judgelawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Thurgood Marshall was an American lawyer and civil rights activist who served as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from October 1967 until October 1991. Marshall was the first African-American Supreme Court Justice in the history of the United States. Prior to his judicial service, he successfully argued several cases before the Supreme Court, including Brown v. Board of Education.

  2. Langston Hughes

    Langston Hughes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1901-1967 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    poetnovelistplaywrightessayistwriter
    Biography

    James Mercer Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri. One of the earliest innovators of the literary art form called jazz poetry, Hughes is best known as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance. He famously wrote about the period that "the Negro was in vogue", which was later paraphrased as "when Harlem was in vogue."

  3. Kwame Nkrumah

    Kwame Nkrumah
    Born in
    Ghana Flag Ghana
    Years
    1909-1972 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    politicianwriterdiplomatlecturer
    Biography

    Kwame Nkrumah was a Ghanaian politician, political theorist, and revolutionary. He was the first Prime Minister and President of Ghana, having led the Gold Coast to independence from Britain in 1957. An influential advocate of Pan-Africanism, Nkrumah was a founding member of the Organization of African Unity and winner of the Lenin Peace Prize from the Soviet Union in 1962.

  4. Cab Calloway

    Cab Calloway
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1907-1994 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    singerbandleaderconductoractorjazz musician
    Biography

    Cabell "Cab" Calloway III was an American jazz singer, dancer, bandleader and actor. He was associated with the Cotton Club in Harlem, where he was a regular performer and became a popular vocalist of the swing era. His niche of mixing jazz and vaudeville won him acclaim during a career that spanned over 65 years.

General info

Founded 1854
Motto If the Son shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed
Colors orange, blue
Academic Calendar August to April. Also Summer Session
Total FTE staff 362
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 1570 Baltimore Pike
Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, 19352-0999
United States
City population 2,000
Phone 4843658000
Fax +1 (484) 365 7711

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