Lincoln University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$10,440

2.35% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$15,462

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.94%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

657

94.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

33.3%

2 Graduates

About

Lincoln University is a higher education institution located in Alameda County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Lincoln University were Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Ultrasound Technician (13 degrees awarded) and General Business Administration & Management (8 degrees).

In 2017, 123 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lincoln University. 46.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 53.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were asian (12 degrees), 3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (4 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln University is $10,440, which is $-3,560 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln University is $10,440, which is $-3,560 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,462.

In 2017, 51% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 51% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$10,440

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Lincoln University was $10,440. The cost of tuition at Lincoln University is $-3,560 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$15,462

2017 Value

2.85%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Lincoln University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,462. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Lincoln University grew by 2.85%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,100

Room and Board

$840

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lincoln University was of $8,100 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $840. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

51% of undergraduate students at Lincoln University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 13.3% with respect to 2016, when 45% 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.

2.94%

2016 Default Rate

1

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Lincoln University was 2.94%, which represents 1 out of the 34 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Lincoln University has a total enrollment of 657 students. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln University is 619 students and the part-time enrollment is 38. This means that 94.2% of students enrolled at Lincoln University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lincoln University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3.04% White, 2.28% Asian, 2.13% Black or African American, 0.761% Hispanic or Latino, 0.152% Two or More Races, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Lincoln University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (5.71%), followed by Black or African American Female (4.29%) and Asian Female (4.29%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Male (0.182%), followed by Asian Female (0%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lincoln University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 657 students. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln University is 619 and the part-time enrollment is 38. This means that 94.2% of students enrolled at Lincoln University are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%

2017 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 University was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Lincoln University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    20

  2. Asian

    15

  3. Black or African American

    14

The enrolled student population at Lincoln University is 3.04% White, 2.28% Asian, 2.13% Black or African American, 0.761% Hispanic or Latino, 0.152% Two or More Races, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 9 fewer women than men received degrees from Lincoln University. The majority of degree recipients at Lincoln University are asian (12 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more asian graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (4 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lincoln University is Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Ultrasound Technician (13 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (8 degrees) and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Lincoln University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (106 degrees awarded) and Health (17 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lincoln University are Registered nurses (1,371,765 people), Accountants & auditors (1,086,123 people), Other managers (618,770 people), Financial managers (415,730 people), and Chief executives & legislators (312,511 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln University are Business (106 degrees awarded) and Health (17 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lincoln University are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Lincoln University are Business (106 degrees awarded) and Health (17 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lincoln University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,682,687 people), Elementary & secondary schools (612,412 people), Banking & related activities (475,282 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (410,043 people), and Computer Systems Design (407,060 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln University are Business (106 degrees awarded) and Health (17 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Lincoln University.

Most Common

  1. 13 degrees awarded

  2. 8 degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lincoln University was Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Ultrasound Technician with 13 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 66

  2. 57

In 2017, 66 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln University, which is 1.16 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (57).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 60 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.54 times more than the 39 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 39 degrees were awarded to women at Lincoln University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.65 times less than the 60 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lincoln University is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    12 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    4 degrees awarded

  3. White

    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lincoln University is asian (12 degrees awarded). There were 3 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (4 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Asian Female

    8 degrees awarded

  2. Asian Male

    4 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lincoln University is asian female (8 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more asian female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian male (4 degrees).

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Operations

Lincoln University has an endowment valued at nearly $18k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $19.2k (107%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Lincoln University had a total salary expenditure of $7.09M. Lincoln University employs 13 Associate professors, 6 Professors, and 2 Lecturers. Most academics at Lincoln University are Male Associate professors (11), Male Professors(5), and Male Lecturers (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln University are: Management, with 6 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 3 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$18k

2017 Endowment

10%

decline from 2016

Lincoln University has an endowment valued at about $18k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Lincoln University declined 10% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.1M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Lincoln University received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$3.24M

2017 Salaries

13.5%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Lincoln University paid a median of $3.24M in salaries, which represents 45.7% of their overall expenditure ($7.09M) and a 13.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 21.2% growth from 2015 and a 20.8% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.02M

Instructional Salaries

22

Number of Employees

In 2017, Lincoln University paid a total of $1.02M to 22 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $385k (29%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

13 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

6 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lincoln University were Associate professor with 13 employees; Professor with 6 employees; and Professor with 2 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln University were Management with 6 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 3 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Lecturer

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lincoln University was Male Associate professor with 11 employees, Male Professor with 5 employees, and Male Lecturer with 2 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Lincoln University.

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