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Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

Lincoln University, PA
  • Public
    4 year
  • 1,767
    Full + Part time Students
  • 1:13
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 14%
    Transfer Student Ratio
  • $18.1K
    Avg. Financial Aid
Lincoln University, the nation’s first degree-granting Historically Black College and University (HBCU), educates and empowers students to lead their communities and change the world. It does so by providing a rigorous liberal arts education featuring active and collaborative learning; integrating academic and co-curricular programs with the University’s distinctive legacy of global engagement, social responsibility and leadership development; and cultivating the character, values and standards of excellence needed to enable students to become responsible citizens of a global community. Lincoln offers more than 35 undergraduate and graduate programs to a diverse student body of approximately 1,900 students.
Over 1,500 courses transfer into Lincoln University of Pennsylvania
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Founded 1854
Total Faculty 210
Full-Time Undergraduate 1,664
Part-Time Undergraduate 103
Application Acceptance Rate 80%
Transfer Students 246
Programs 84 Programs
Courses 835 Courses
Transfer Agreements 192 incoming Transfer Agreements
Equivalencies 1,639 incoming Equivalencies
1,674 outgoing Equivalencies

Financial Information

In-State Tuition $8,476
Out-of-State Tuition $14,144
Books and Supplies $1,597
Federal Loans: Undergrads receiving aid 80%
Federal Loans: Average amount received $6,843
Scholarships & Grants: Undergrads receiving aid 98%
Scholarships & Grants: Average amount received $11,236
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid:
    All students are required to submit the FAFSA form in order to be considered for state and federal grants and loans. Contact the Office of Financial Aid at 800-561-2606 or FINANCIALAID@LINCOLN.EDU

Information for Transfer In Students

  • Accepts Transfers:
    Lincoln University welcomes students choosing to continue their education with us. The admissions process for transfer students is designed to support you, address your unique needs and provide you with a seamless transition experience.
  • Transfer Applications Received:
    Fall 2021: 129 Applications received
  • Transfer Applications Accepted:
    Fall 2021: 113 Applications accepted
  • Percentage Accepted:
    Fall 2021: 88%
  • Transfer Applicants Enrolled:
    Fall 2021: 73
  • Transfer Agreements:
    The Pennsylvania Transfer and Articulation Center allows students to easily identify courses and degrees that transfer to Lincoln. In some instances, students may be covered under a separate articulation agreement. Refer to transfer agreements link.
  • View Agreements:
  • Degree Completion Programs:
    For academic year 2021-2022, there were 30 undergraduate degree completion programs available.

Application Deadlines for Transfer

Spring Admission November 1
Fall Admission April 1

Transfer Application Requirements

  • Minimum GPA:
    2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA).
  • Official Transcripts:
    Official transcript(s) from any college or university previously attended. Also, official final high school transcript or GED score/transcript.
  • SAT Scores:
    Official copy of SAT or ACT scores if you are transferring less than 12 credit hours (100-level or higher). SAT scores will be waived for adult learners (ages 24+).
  • Letters of Recommendation:
    No recommendation letters are required for transfer admission.
  • Application Fee:
    There is no cost to apply for admission
  • Other Requirements:
    "Transfer Certification form" from all colleges or universities previously attended
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  • Apply Here:

Transfer Credit Policy

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

1570 Baltimore Pike
Lincoln University, PA 19352
United States
Main Phone:


Transfer Admission Contact:
Shanice Pereira
Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions
Transfer Services Contact:
Catherine Rutledge
University Registrar, Office of the Registrar
800-739-4461 OR 484-365-8087
International Admissions Contact:
Terri Joseph
International Student Advisor, International Programs and Services
Athletic Director Contact:
Joshua Dean
Interim Director, Department of Athletics & Recreational Services
Veterans Services Contact:
Tamarkius Roby
Director, Office of Veteran Affairs

Branch Campuses/Additional Locations

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania - University City
Lincoln Plaza 3020 Market Street Suite #415
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
Last updated on 9/16/2022 by Lincoln University of Pennsylvania.