Lincoln University Of Pennsylvania

Lincoln University Of Pennsylvania

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania was established in 1854, and is a public college, located in Chester County, Pennsylvania. The campus of the university comprises over 55 buildings which are spread across an area of 422 acres. Lincoln University offers more than 35 undergraduate majors, over 20 undergraduate minors, and several pre-professional programs. The University is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • School of Graduate Studies
  • School of Humanities
  • School of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
  • School of Social Sciences & Behavioral Studies

Lincoln University participates in the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Division II. Their athletic teams are known as the Lions. The Lions participate in sports activities including basketball, soccer, tennis, volleyball, and tracking.

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Contacting Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania
1570 Baltimore Pike
Lincoln University , PA 19352-0999
General Phone: (484) 365-8000

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Family and Social Work184human services
Education and Teaching61education, secondary school administration, special ed, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching, early childhood education, art education, English teaching, ...
Business and Management47business management, accounting, finance, human resources management, actuarial science
Liberal Arts41African-American studies, French language, Spanish language, English, anthropology, economics, international relations, political science, sociology, ...
Security and Law Enforcement27criminal justice and safety
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy27health and physical education, health and fitness, recreational therapy
Media22communication studies, journalism
Science15biology, physical sciences, chemistry, physics
Therapy and Counseling11psychology, organizational psychology, psychobiology
Religion and Philosophy3philosophy, religion
Computer Science and Engineering1computer and info science
Fine Arts0fine arts
Mathematics0mathematics, applied mathematics
Conservation and Resource Management0environmental science

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree22749
Master's degree2136

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Student Body

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania is a historically black college.

In 2007-2008, Lincoln University of Pennsylvania had a total enrollment of 2,449 students (2,533 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 43%
Women 57%
Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 78%
Graduate 22%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 2%
Black 94%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 40%
20-21 26%
22-24 10%
25-29 5%
30-34 3%
35-39 3%
40-49 7%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

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

New York27%
New Jersey9%
Washington, DC3%
(International Students)2%
Virgin Islands1%

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 66 %

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Room and Board (2007)

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania offers campus housing for 1,772 of its 2,533 (full-time) students.

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal370450
SAT Math370450
SAT Writing360450
ACT Verbal1420
ACT Math1519
ACT Composite1520

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT90%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT15%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 8,076
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 12,682
Room and board $ 7,650
Room charge $ 4,094
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,438
Books and supplies $ 1,380
Other expenses $ 2,116

Financial Aid:
Lincoln University of Pennsylvania participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 329000)

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Faculty

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1217
Non-tenured and not on tenure track117

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year24$89,4134$88,058
Associate professoracademic year18$69,5978$69,567
Assistant professoracademic year16$52,84815$56,371
Instructoracademic year2*3$51,457
Lectureracademic year5$47,5906$43,004
All faculty totalacademic year65$70,28036$60,187

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

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Division II Independents
Basketball Division II Independents
Baseball Division II Independents
Track Division II Independents

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Actuarial Science
Business Administration and Management, General
Finance, General
Human Resources Management and Services, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Education, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Secondary School Administration/Principalship
Special Education and Teaching, General

Engineering, General

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
African-American/Black Studies
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Applied Mathematics
Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Music, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physical Sciences
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
Psychology, General

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