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About Lincoln Christian University

Lincoln Christian University is a private, religious school that was founded in 1944. It is moderately difficult to get into Lincoln Christian University. It enrolls around 732 students a year, including 415 undergrads.

Lincoln Christian University does not offer early action and does not offer early decision.

Lincoln Christian University Acceptance Rate

Around 62% of applicants get into Lincoln Christian University each year. Out of 301 applications received in 2021, 187 students were offered admission .

Lincoln Christian University Application Deadlines

Early Admissions at Lincoln Christian University

Lincoln Christian University does not offer early decision. Lincoln Christian University does not offer early action.

2021 Admissions Facts
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 62%
Average GPA 3.4
Mean ACT score 22
Tuition $14,520

Visit the Admissions tab above to for more on how to apply to Lincoln Christian University.

Financial Aid at Lincoln Christian University

Lincoln Christian University meets 56% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $15,063 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Dorms at Lincoln Christian University

Lincoln Christian University offers housing for up to 486 students.

Most Lincoln Christian University students live off campus.

The most popular organizations for Lincoln Christian University students to join are Chorale, Student Cabinet and American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) - Student Chapter. Christmas in the Chapel, Lectureships, and and Convocation are the best-attended events on campus.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Lincoln Christian University.

What GPA Do I Need For Lincoln Christian University?

Lincoln Christian University is considered moderately difficult to get into, but how hard a school is to get into depends on a lot, including your GPA, test scores, activities , recommendations and essays. The average high school GPA for a student at Lincoln Christian University is 3.4 out of 4.0. The mean ACT scores is 22.

Is Lincoln Christian University Test Optional?

Lincoln Christian University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 5% submitted the SAT. 81% submitted the ACT.

Want to Score 22 or Higher on the ACT?

Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates. Lincoln Christian University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is Lincoln Christian University a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lincoln Christian University

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Lincoln Christian University, around 82% return for their sophomore year.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Lincoln Christian University Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $26,654 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Lincoln Christian University sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Lincoln Christian University a good school for you?

How Big is the Endowment for Lincoln Christian University?

Lincoln Christian University's endowment was valued at $5,227,120 in 2021. The school spends $5,721 for each full-time student enrolled.

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Where is Lincoln Christian University Located?

Lincoln Christian University is located in the small town setting of Lincoln, Illinois .

If you want to see Lincoln Christian University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 55 to Lincoln, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Central Illinois Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Lincoln Christian University and Lincoln are like without leaving home.

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College Info

100 Campus View Drive Lincoln, IL 62656-2167

Campus Setting: Small Town

Lincoln Christian University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lincoln Christian University is Mar 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lincoln Christian University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs


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Lincoln Christian University ACT Scores


ACT Range

17 - 24

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Lincoln Christian University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Lincoln Christian University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Lincoln Christian University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

430 - 520


Reading SAT Range

450 - 530

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Lincoln Christian University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Lincoln Christian University is like? There are approximately 732 students enrolled at Lincoln Christian University, including 415 undergraduate students and 317 graduate students. 81% percent of students attend school full-time, 74% percent are from IL and 26% percent of students are from other states.


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