If you are considering submitting an applicationto Lincoln University, the regular decision application deadline is May 1 and the fee for the application costs $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
Students who apply for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than October 1.
Lincoln University does not offer early decision or early action..
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Lincoln University is aslightly difficult school to get into. Lincoln University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Lincoln University accepted 90% of all applicants., around 3,497 of the 3,871 students who applied.
Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like Lincoln University, MIN
Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to Lincoln University must submit the following items. Double check with Lincoln University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||√|
|Other Requirements||√||Standardized Test Scores: SAT or ACT|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Lincoln University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.0.
Out of all students that were admitted, 40% submitted a class rank. At Lincoln University 5% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 20% were in the top 25% and 55% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Lincoln University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||4.72%|
|3.50 and 3.74||11.79%|
|3.25 and 3.49||14.39%|
|3.00 and 3.24||18.4%|
|2.50 and 2.9||34.7%|
|2.00 and 2.49||13.2%|
|Lincoln University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
Lincoln University has 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.
In 2021, 88% of Lincoln University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 9% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Lincoln University applicants, you should strive to earn between 860 and 1010 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Lincoln University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1010 and 25% of scored lower than 860, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Lincoln University student is 943.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Lincoln University students scored 510 or higher and 75% of students scored 440 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Lincoln University students scored 518 or higher, and 75% scored a 440 or higher.
Want to increase your SAT Score?
Preparing for the SAT can help raise your score, but it doesn't have to take up a lot of time.
Learn how to increase your SAT score 200 points or more in just 10 minutes a day.
To be most competitive at Lincoln University, you should strive to earn between 15 and 18 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 18 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Lincoln University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 18, and three out of four students scored lower than 18 on the ACT.
A 15 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Lincoln University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 15.
Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.
For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Lincoln University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is June 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Lincoln University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Lincoln University?
Students who are admitted to Lincoln University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Lincoln University accept transfer credits?
Lincoln University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Lincoln University accepts:
CLEP subject tests DSST/DANTES Life Long Learning Credit ACE recommendations for credit
Does Lincoln University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Lincoln University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Lincoln University?
No, Lincoln University is test optional, so you can choose whether to send your test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application..
How hard is it to get into Lincoln University? Lincoln University is a less selective institution. The Lincoln University acceptance rate is 90%. This means that the institution accepts 90 out of every 100 applicants.
Complete your profile to get your personalized, AI-calculated prediction score.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lincoln University is May 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lincoln University is Jun 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Lincoln University is 17. Students with an ACT score of 18 and above have a good chance of getting into Lincoln University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 15 and 18 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 15 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1010 and Above
860 to 1010
860 and Less
The median SAT score for Lincoln University students is 943. Applicants with SAT scores of 1010 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Lincoln University, while applicants with SAT scores between 860 to 1010 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 860 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Lincoln University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Lincoln University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.04. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.
Tuition and Fees
Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!Claim Free Account
Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!Find Scholarships
Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.Join the Conversation