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Lincoln Christian University

Lincoln, IL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate62%
Acceptance Rate62%

About Lincoln Christian University

Lincoln Christian University Overview

Lincoln Christian University is a private, religious school in a small town setting in Lincoln, Illinois. Lincoln Christian University was founded in 1944 and enrolls 308 undergrads and no graduate students. Lincoln Christian University provides housing for up to 486 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 50% of students spend their weekends on campus.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is March 1.

Student Activities at Lincoln Christian University

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Lincoln Christian University's theater groups.

Lincoln Christian University does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Lincoln Christian University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Lincoln Christian University on the Student Life page.

2022 Lincoln Christian University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 62%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 5%
Tuition $14,520
Percent of Need Met 56%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $15,063

Is Lincoln Christian University a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how selective a university is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better idea of what Lincoln Christian University offers and if it could be a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Lincoln Christian University

Lincoln Christian University is moderately difficult to get into. Around 62% of applicants get into Lincoln Christian University each year. Last year, 301 students applied to Lincoln Christian University and 187 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lincoln Christian University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Lincoln Christian University, around 82% are still enrolled their sophomore year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Lincoln Christian University Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Lincoln Christian University by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Lincoln Christian University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Lincoln Christian University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2021, the total market value of Lincoln Christian University's endowment was $5.2 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. For each full-time student, Lincoln Christian University spends about $5,721 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Lincoln Christian University

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

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.

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.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Lincoln Christian University.

Based on this information, does Lincoln Christian University seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Lincoln Christian University a good school for you?

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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 would like 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

Lincoln Christian University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

17 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

24 and Above

Good

17 to 24

Avg

17 and Less

Low

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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

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Composite SAT Range

Not available

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Math SAT Range

430 - 520

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Reading SAT Range

450 - 530

Lincoln Christian University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$21,770

In State

$21,770

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$13,980
$13,980
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
$7,790
$7,790
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Lincoln Christian University is like? There are approximately 308 students enrolled at Lincoln Christian University. 84% percent of students attend school full-time, 74% percent are from IL and 26% percent of students are from other states.

84%

Full Time

16%

Part Time

74%

In State

26%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

308

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

62%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$13,980

Out-of-State

$13,980

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Mar 1
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