Lincoln University (177940)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,020
4.46% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$11,199
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.51%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,833
67.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
29.7%
129 Graduates

About

Lincoln University (177940) is a higher education institution located in Cole County, MO. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Lincoln University (177940) were Registered Nursing (38 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (38 degrees), and General Food, Nutrition, & Wellness Studies (23 degrees).

In 2022, 308 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lincoln University (177940). 60.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (140 degrees), 1.05 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (133 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln University (177940) is $7,020, which is $−16,976 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Lincoln University (177940) is $7,020, which is $−16,976 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,199.

In 2022, 79% of undergraduate students attending Lincoln University (177940) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 33% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$7,020
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Lincoln University (177940) was $7,020. The cost of tuition at Lincoln University (177940) is $−16,976 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$11,199
2022 Value
2.85%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Lincoln University (177940) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,199. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Lincoln University (177940) grew by 2.85%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,127
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lincoln University (177940) was of $8,127 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.856% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
33%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Lincoln University (177940) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 21.5% with respect to 2021, when 65% 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.
4.51%
2019 Default Rate
36
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Lincoln University (177940) was 4.51%, which represents 36 out of the 799 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 (177940) had a total enrollment of 1,833 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln University (177940) is 1,236 students and the part-time enrollment is 597. This means that 67.4% of students enrolled at Lincoln University (177940) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lincoln University (177940), both undergraduate and graduate, is 43% Black or African American, 41% White, 3.98% Two or More Races, 3.22% Hispanic or Latino, 0.655% Asian, 0.273% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0546% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lincoln University (177940) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (32.3%), followed by Black or African American Male (26.4%) and White Female (16%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.6%), followed by White Male (13.5%) and Black or African American Male (11.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lincoln University (177940) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,833 students. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln University (177940) is 1,236 and the part-time enrollment is 597. This means that 67.4% of students enrolled at Lincoln University (177940) are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

49%
2022 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 (177940) was 49%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Lincoln University (177940) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    788 enrolled students
  2. White
    752 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    73 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Lincoln University (177940) is 43% Black or African American, 41% White, 3.98% Two or More Races, 3.22% Hispanic or Latino, 0.655% Asian, 0.273% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0546% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 55 students (3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 64 more women than men received degrees from Lincoln University (177940). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lincoln University (177940) is black or african american (140 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (133 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lincoln University (177940) is Registered Nursing (38 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (38 degrees) and General Food, Nutrition, & Wellness Studies (23 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Lincoln University (177940), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (23 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees), and Protective Services (15 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lincoln University (177940) are Social workers, all other (186,956 people), Other managers (146,002 people), Police officers (140,494 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (135,463 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (133,200 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln University (177940) in 2022 are Human Sciences (23 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees), Protective Services (15 degrees), History (3 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (8 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (177940) are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Lincoln University (177940) are Human Sciences (23 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees), Protective Services (15 degrees), History (3 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (8 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (177940) are Justice, public order, & safety activities (366,086 people), Elementary & secondary schools (351,160 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (153,164 people), Individual & family services (143,117 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (128,322 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln University (177940) are Human Sciences (23 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (13 degrees), Protective Services (15 degrees), History (3 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (8 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Lincoln University (177940).
Most Common (2021)
  1. 28 degrees awarded
  2. 26 degrees awarded
  3. 22 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lincoln University (177940) was Registered Nursing with 28 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

122
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
186
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 122 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln University (177940), which is 0.656 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (186).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 28 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln University (177940) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.47 times more than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 53 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln University (177940) in Registered Nursing, which is 8.83 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%
100% Completion Time
26%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 12% of students graduating from Lincoln University (177940) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 28% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Lincoln University (177940) is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.88% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    140 degrees awarded
  2. White
    133 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lincoln University (177940) is black or african american (140 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (133 degrees).

2.6% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    86 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    80 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    60 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Lincoln University (177940) is white female (86 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (80 degrees).

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Operations

Lincoln University (177940) has an endowment valued at nearly $2.85M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−24.4%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Lincoln University (177940) had a total salary expenditure of 63.6M. Lincoln University (177940) employs 40 Assistant professors, 26 Professors and 15 Associate professors. Most academics at Lincoln University (177940) are Female Assistant professor (25), Male Professor (16), and Male Assistant professor (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln University (177940) are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 47 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 38 employees, and Management with 35 employees.

Endowment

$2.85M
2022 Endowment
2.89%
decline from 2021

Lincoln University (177940) has an endowment valued at about $2.85M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Lincoln University (177940) declined 2.89% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $43.7M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$22.2M
2022 Salaries
1.6%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Lincoln University (177940) paid a median of $22.2M in salaries, which represents 34.9% of their overall expenditure ($63.6M) and a 1.6% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.91M
Instructional Salaries
90
Number of Employees

In 2022, Lincoln University (177940) paid a total of $4.91M to 90 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
40 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
47 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lincoln University (177940) were Assistant professor with 40 employees, Professor with 26 employees, and Associate professor with 15 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln University (177940) were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 47 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 38 employees, and Management with 35 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lincoln University (177940) was Female Assistant professor with 25 employees, Male Professor with 16 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 15 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Lincoln University (177940).

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