Lincoln University Oakland

Overview of Lincoln University Oakland

Lincoln is found in Oakland, CA. Oakland is a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Master's degree at Lincoln.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in business and management.

Lincoln Selectivity

Lincoln accepts all qualified applicants under its open-admission rules.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

Students numbered 319 in 2007-2008 at Lincoln. The school has a large minority student population.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Lincoln University is to provide a synthesis of innovative and traditional education leading to outstanding professional opportunities for American and Internationsl students. Educational programs for graduate and undgraduate studies, as well as certificate programs are developed to provide entry to successful careers and tools for professional development. With degrees in busines,s computer science, criminal justice, diagnostic imaging and certificates in allied health fields, the students of Lincoln University are well prepared to enter the job market with skills that meet the needs of the contemporary workplace."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Lincoln

Lincoln University
401 15th Street
Oakland , CA 94612-2801
General Phone: (510) 628-8010

Lincoln Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management49business management
Medical Support and Technology5medical staff tech, medical assistant, sonography and ultrasound tech
Liberal Arts0English

Number of programs and degrees for Lincoln in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year12
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years11
Associate's degree31
Bachelor's degree61
Master's degree431

Lincoln Student Body

In 2007-2008, Lincoln had a total enrollment of 319 students (196 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 31%
Graduate 69%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 3%
Black 3%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 4%
(Foreign Students) 89%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 1%
20-21 4%
22-24 27%
25-29 48%
30-34 13%
35-39 4%
40-49 3%
50-64 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Lincoln Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 100 %
Part-Time 100 %

Lincoln Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Oakland, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Lincoln Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 8,845
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,845
Books and supplies $ 625

Financial Aid:
Lincoln participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 697500)

Lincoln Faculty

Lincoln has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year6$25,6253$25,625
All faculty totalacademic year6$25,6253$25,625

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Lincoln Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General

Medical Support And Technology
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Staff Services Technology/Technician
Medical/Clinical Assistant

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Lincoln Highlights

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What Sets Lincoln Apart:

% of degrees in business and management
(vs. all colleges)
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Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Lincoln Minority % of student body
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Lincoln Male % of student body

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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Career counseling
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checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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