About Lincoln College

Founded in 1865, Lincoln College. is a college. Located in Illinois, which is a city setting in Illinois, the campus itself is Town. The campus is home to 1,069 full time undergraduate students, and 0 full time graduate students.

The Lincoln College Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 18:1. There are 31 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Lincoln College include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Quick Facts

Acceptance Rate62%
Application Deadline
Application Fee25
SAT Range610-810
ACT Range15-19

Admissions at LC are considered Selective, with ,4% of all applicants being admitted.

In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 23 of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.

0% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 0% were in the top quarter, and 0% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.

STUDENT LIFE Reviews

We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at Lincoln College.

0%
“We”re apathetic”
60%
“We know about current events and vote”
40%
“We participate and encourage others to get involved”
0%
“There”s nothing we won”t protest”
0%
“We save it for the classroom”
40%
“Sometimes, but not often”
40%
“There”s usually intelligent conversation to be found”
20%
“All the time, including weekends”
0%
“I”m always terrified”
0%
“I only go out in groups”
20%
“I usually let someone know where I”m going”
80%
“I feel extremely safe”
0%
“We don”t play sports”
0%
“We play recreationally”
40%
“We bought the gear”
60%
“We live for the big game”
0%
“It”s not really our thing”
20%
“Occasinally we gallery crawl”
40%
“There are a variety of opportunities”
40%
“We”re a very artistic group”
0%
“Haven”t met them”
20%
“Available in class”
40%
“They keep regular office hours”
40%
“They”re always available”
60%
“No greek life, but other groups to join”
40%
“There is some involvement, but not a lot”
0%
“Plenty of people join a sorority or fraternity”
0%
“It”s everything. If you”re not greek, you”re a geek”
20%
“We”re not into drinking at all”
0%
“Maybe a little, but it”s not a big thing”
80%
“We only party on weekends”
0%
“There”s some drinking happening every night”
20%
“Never, we”re here to learn”
80%
“There might be people who do”
0%
“People are known to partake on weekends”
0%
“There”s a huge drug scene”
0%
“We”re apathetic”
60%
“We know about current events and vote”
40%
“We participate and encourage others to get involved”
0%
“There”s nothing we won”t protest”
0%
“We save it for the classroom”
40%
“Sometimes, but not often”
40%
“There”s usually intelligent conversation to be found”
20%
“All the time, including weekends”
0%
“I”m always terrified”
0%
“I only go out in groups”
20%
“I usually let someone know where I”m going”
80%
“I feel extremely safe”
0%
“We don”t play sports”
0%
“We play recreationally”
40%
“We bought the gear”
60%
“We live for the big game”
0%
“It”s not really our thing”
20%
“Occasinally we gallery crawl”
40%
“There are a variety of opportunities”
40%
“We”re a very artistic group”
0%
“Haven”t met them”
20%
“Available in class”
40%
“They keep regular office hours”
40%
“They”re always available”
60%
“No greek life, but other groups to join”
40%
“There is some involvement, but not a lot”
0%
“Plenty of people join a sorority or fraternity”
0%
“It”s everything. If you”re not greek, you”re a geek”
20%
“We”re not into drinking at all”
0%
“Maybe a little, but it”s not a big thing”
80%
“We only party on weekends”
0%
“There”s some drinking happening every night”
20%
“Never, we”re here to learn”
80%
“There might be people who do”
0%
“People are known to partake on weekends”
0%
“There”s a huge drug scene”
Write a review, Enter to win $1,000 Scholarship
  • How would you rate on-campus housing?

    8 Students rated on-campus housing 3.3 stars. 13 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate off-campus housing?

    9 Students rated off-campus housing 2.7 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus food?

    8 Students rated campus food 3 stars. 25 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus facilities?

    9 Students rated campus facilities 3.9 stars. 33 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate class size?

    9 Students rated class size 3.9 stars. 44 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate school activities?

    9 Students rated school activities 3.9 stars. 44 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate local services?

    9 Students rated local services 3.9 stars. 44 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate academics?

    9 Students rated academics 3.9 stars. 22 % gave the school a 5.0.

Lincoln College REVIEWS

What's your overall opinion of Lincoln College?

7 Students rated Lincoln College

Angela - 09/21/2019

Lincoln College is a great place to grow and learn. It is a small private institution with only 800 students. The one on one teacher to student ratio is very personable. I have developed friendship with a lot of people. I would let anyone know to come do a visit and you will like what you see!!

Bryjane - 08/01/2018

Lincoln College is an amazing school that is really affordable and has a lot of great opportunities like the Career Lynx. It gives students a chance to build their skills and have a chance on campus to work for the school. They have it to where everything is accessible to every student and give a chance to bond with everyone especially the events they have at their school.

Ashley - 07/26/2017

lincoln college is an amazing college that helps everyone who goes there see a new light on things in the world. you are introduced to a brand new setting where you a can meet new people and possibly learn from them. you grow as an individual at this school, and there is never a dull moment at lincoln college.

Makayla - 06/07/2017

The college is a very fun campus. Not because of parties or anything like that. It is because it is very involved. You can easily create your own groups, and there are a lot of free resources out there for the students. Its a very relaxed and happy environment.

Lincoln College FAQS

  1. What is the Acceptance Rate at Lincoln College?

    The fall 2020 acceptance rate for Lincoln College is 62%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.

  2. What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

    I would sit down with myself, look myself in the eyes and say "You are going to be ok but you need to put more of an effort into what you do. Actions speak louder then words, so follow through with your choices. If you really are passionate about something go for it, otherwise talk about what you're not interested in and seek career counseling. Lincoln College in Lincoln IL, is a great place for you to start. Yes there is a lot of work to be done but there are a plethora of resources avialble to help you succeed. Please dont give up if you fail or make one simple mistake. Get up and set several alarms. Most importantly: DO THIS FOR YOU!!!"

    Read all  8 answers
  3. What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

    Probably the fact that it is such a small school therefore, everyone knows each person's personal business. It also gets very annoying that rumors are so easily started and believed at L.C. To be blunt, I'm rather embarassed to be a student at L.C. However, it was the only school I appied to: I feared the rejection from other schools.

    Read all  4 answers
  4. Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

    lincoln college is a small college which is surounded by bigger colleges and university's like Illinois Weslyan, and Illinois State.

    Read all  2 answers
  5. What kind of person should attend this school?

    our student body is very diverse there isnt just one type of person who should attend.

    Read all  2 answers
  6. What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

    it is easy.

    Read all  2 answers
  7. What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

    I believe the most frustrating thing about my school is unequal treatment for certain sports.

    Read all  2 answers
  8. Describe your favorite campus traditions.

    My school is best known for Theatre Majors, in which it is considered a 4-year institution, and athletics.

    Read all  1 answers
  9. What's unique about your campus?

    The best thing about Lincol College is probably the how easy it is to get help on your work and how much the teachers will work with you if you just ask. There are accomodations for students with documented disabilities, free tutoring for virtually every subject, and teachers will take time to help you one on one if you take the time to ask. The work load is always managable and I believe anyone can do well here if they put in the work.

    Read all  1 answers

Student Body

Students

55%

female

45%

male

1,069

Total Undergrad Enrollment

N/A

Total Grad Students

11%

Out-Of-State

88%

In-State

1%

International

Organizations

N/A

Student Organizations

N/A

Fraternities

N/A

Sororities

Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

62%

of students living on campus

Student Diversity

% American Indian/Alaskan Native
N/A
% Asian/Pacific Islander
N/A
% Black or African-American
41%
% Hispanic/Latino
6%
% White or Caucasian
46%

TUITION & AID

All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

99% of students attending Lincoln College receive some sort of financial aid. 71% were awarded federal grants. While 83% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

Cost Out of State

$17,700

Tuition and fees(Out of state)

N/A

Books and Supplies

$7,100

Room and Board

24,800

Total On Campus

Actual Cost By Income Level(W/Financial Aid)

Family Income
Cost
$0 - $30K
$15,447
$30 - $48K
$16,022
$48 - $75K
$16,074
$75 - $110K
$14,902
$110K & UP
$17,472

We use student reviews and the most current publicly available data on our school pages. As such, we don't typically remove or edit college information. Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Portions of college data include copyrighted material, which is reproduced on this website by permission of Wintergreen Orchard House, a division of Carnegie Communications. © 2009-2016 by Wintergreen Orchard House. All rights reserved.

FIND SCHOLARSHIPS

Find your perfect match from over 3 million scholarships!

START YOUR SEARCH

CAN YOU GET INTO Lincoln College?

Complete your profile to see if this school is a fit for you, and what your chances of admitance are.

START YOUR SEARCH