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Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

Lincoln University, PA
University Website: www.lincoln.edu
Apply Online: www.lincoln.edu/admissions/application.html
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Lincoln University (LU) is the United States' first degree-granting historically black university. Founded as a private university, since 1972 it is a public institution. It is located near the town of Oxford in southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. The university also hosts a Center for Graduate Studies in the City of Philadelphia. Lincoln University provides undergraduate and graduate coursework to approximately 2,500 students. As former president Dr. Horace Mann Bond noted in his book Education for Freedom: A History of Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, with the college's founding in 1854, "This was the first institution founded anywhere in the world to provide a higher education in the arts and sciences for youth of African descent." The University is a member-school of Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

Lincoln University has an impressive list of notable alumni which includes: U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall; Harlem Renaissance poet, Langston Hughes; musical legend, Cab Calloway; Medal of Honor winner and pioneering African-American editor Christian Fleetwood; the first President of Nigeria, Nnamdi Azikiwe; the first President of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah; song artist and activist Gil Scott-Heron; Tony Award winning actor Roscoe Lee Browne; Dr. Robert Walter Johnson, coach of Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe; and architect of the debate team portrayed in the film The Great Debaters, Melvin B. Tolson.

Today, Lincoln University provides a liberal arts and science-based undergraduate core curriculum and select graduate programs to prepare students of every race and nationality.

The Lincoln University Urban Center (LUUC) is an extension campus in the University City section of Philadelphia, where Drexel University and University of Pennsylvania are also located. This campus offers Graduate level programs and continuing education. After the renovation that was started in Fall of 2007 is completed, the Urban Center will be known as Lincoln University Plaza.

Lincoln University is a census-designated place (CDP) for statistical purposes. As of the 2010 census, the Lincoln University CDP had a resident population of 1,726.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $10,790.00 avg tuition

1570 Baltimore Pike
Lincoln University, PA 19352-0999
(484) 365-8000

Apply online Admissions:
www.lincoln.edu/admissions/index...
Financial Aid:
www.lincoln.edu/financialaid/inde..

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

Statistics:
Applied 5,643
Admitted 2,008 36%
Enrolled total 307
Full Time: 303
Part Time 4
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 390 470
SAT Math 380 470
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 373 460
ACT Composite 16 19
ACT English 13 19
ACT Math 15 18
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 70%
4-year graduation rate 21%
6-year graduation rate 37%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Required
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Required
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $6,490.00 $6,490.00 $10,790.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $2,572.00 $2,572.00 $3,238.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $387.00 $387.00 $592.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,580.00 $9,580.00 $16,720.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,412.00 $1,412.00 $1,542.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $538.00 $538.00 $901.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,536.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $3,028.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $20.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,520.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 82%
Percent receiving grant aid 80%
Avg amount of grant aid $6,202.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 68%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,678.00

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Actuarial Science X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Finance, General X X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Broadcast Journalism X
Journalism X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Information Technology X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X X
Education, General X X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
History Teacher Education X
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X
Reading Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Spanish Language Teacher Education X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Behavioral Aspects of Health X
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General X
Physical Therapy/Therapist X
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Applied Mathematics, General X
Mathematics, General X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physical Sciences X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Clinical Psychology X
Industrial and Organizational Psychology X
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology X
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Human Services, General X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Economics, General X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music, General X

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
TJF Hungry For Education Scholarship $1,250 December 01, 2016

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