Lincoln College

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2021 Undergraduate Tuition
$18,700
2.19% growth from 2020
2021 Average Net Price
$17,541
After Financial Aid
2018 Default Rate
6.11%
on Student Loans
2021 Acceptance Rate
74.3%
983 Applicants
2021 Enrolled Students
888
73.1% Full-Time

About

Lincoln College is a higher education institution located in Logan County, IL. In 2021, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Lincoln College were General Studies (56 degrees awarded) and Pre-Nursing Studies (9 degrees).

In 2021, 212 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lincoln College. 67.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (81 degrees), 1.16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (70 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln College is $18,700, which is $6,736 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

Costs

In 2021, the median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln College is $18,700

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,541.

In 2021, 82% of undergraduate students attending Lincoln College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$18,700
2021 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2021, the cost of tuition at Lincoln College was $18,700.

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Average Net Price

$17,541
2021 Value
1.71%
1 Year Growth

In 2021 Lincoln College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,541. Between 2020 and 2021, the average net price of Lincoln College grew by 1.71%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

82%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

82% of undergraduate students at Lincoln College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2021. This represents a decline of 3.53% with respect to 2020, when 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.11%
2018 Default Rate
33
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Lincoln College was 6.11%, which represents 33 out of the 540 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Lincoln College received 983 undergraduate applications in 2021.

There were 888 students enrolled at Lincoln College in 2021. 41% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lincoln College has an overall enrollment yield of 27.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2021
730
Accepted Out of 983

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SAT Scores

41%
Submission Percentage (2021)
82
Scores Submitted (2021)

41% of enrolled first-time students at Lincoln College in 2021 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lincoln College had a total enrollment of 888 students in 2021. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln College is 649 students and the part-time enrollment is 239. This means that 73.1% of students enrolled at Lincoln College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lincoln College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43.6% White, 36.8% Black or African American, 7.09% Hispanic or Latino, 3.27% Two or More Races, 0.563% Asian, 0.338% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.113% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lincoln College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Male (24%), followed by Black or African American Female (22%) and White Female (16.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

73.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lincoln College in 2021, both undergraduate and graduate, is 888 students. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln College is 649 and the part-time enrollment is 239. This means that 73.1% of students enrolled at Lincoln College are enrolled full-time compared with 43.2% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

49%
2021 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Lincoln College was 49%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Lincoln College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2021)
  1. White
    387 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    327 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    63 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Lincoln College is 43.6% White, 36.8% Black or African American, 7.09% Hispanic or Latino, 3.27% Two or More Races, 0.563% Asian, 0.338% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.113% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 42.6% White, 27.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 21 students (2.36%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2021, 74 more women than men received degrees from Lincoln College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lincoln College is white (81 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (70 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Lincoln College is General Studies (56 degrees awarded), followed by Pre-Nursing Studies (9 degrees).

In 2021,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Lincoln College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (13 degrees awarded), Protective Services (22 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (67 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lincoln College are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln College in 2021 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (13 degrees awarded), Protective Services (22 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (67 degrees), Business (83 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (3 degrees) (as of 2021).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lincoln College are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Lincoln College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (13 degrees awarded), Protective Services (22 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (67 degrees), Business (83 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (3 degrees) (as of 2021).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lincoln College are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (13 degrees awarded), Protective Services (22 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (67 degrees), Business (83 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (3 degrees) (as of 2021).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Lincoln College.
Most Common (2020)
  1. 28 degrees awarded
  2. 28 degrees awarded
  3. 26 degrees awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lincoln College was General Business Administration & Management with 28 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

69
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2021
143
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2021

In 2021, 69 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln College, which is 0.483 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (143).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2021, 24 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln College in General Studies, which is 0.727 times less than the 33 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2021, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln College in General Studies, which is 1.38 times more than the 24 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (60%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2021 at Lincoln College is Female and White (60% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2021)
  1. White
    81 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    70 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lincoln College is white (81 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (70 degrees).

13.7% of degree recipients (29 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2021)
  1. White Female
    56 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    45 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Lincoln College is white female (56 degrees awarded). There were 1.24 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (45 degrees).

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Operations

Lincoln College has an endowment valued at nearly $23.7M, as of the end of the 2021 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 688k (2.9%) compared to the 0.527% average return (72.1k on 13.7M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2021, Lincoln College had a total salary expenditure of 18.8M. Lincoln College employs 15 Assistant professors, 14 Associate professors and 1 Instructors. Most academics at Lincoln College are Male Assistant professor (8), Male Associate professor (7), and Female Associate professor (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln College are: Service, with 29 employees, Management, with 28 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 17 employees.

Endowment

$23.7M
2021 Endowment
12.5%
growth from 2020

Lincoln College has an endowment valued at about $23.7M, as of the end of the 2021 fiscal year. The endowment of Lincoln College grew 12.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$8.93M
2021 Salaries
5.85%
decline from 2020

In 2021, Lincoln College paid a median of $8.93M in salaries, which represents 47.4% of their overall expenditure ($18.8M) and a 5.85% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 13M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.5M
Instructional Salaries
31
Number of Employees

In 2021, Lincoln College paid a total of $1.5M to 31 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.45M (26.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
15 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
29 Employees

In 2021, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lincoln College were Assistant professor with 15 employees, Associate professor with 14 employees, and Instructor with 1 employees.

In 2021, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln College were Service with 29 employees, Management with 28 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 17 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2021)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2021, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lincoln College was Male Assistant professor with 8 employees, Male Associate professor with 7 employees, and Female Associate professor with 7 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Lincoln College.

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