Lincoln College

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Lincoln College can be found in Lincoln, IL, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly 1,400 students are enrolled at Lincoln College.

A large majority of students at Lincoln College scored between 16 (25th percentile) - 19 (75th percentile) on the ACT. We were able to estimate the Lincoln College average GPA (2.71 - 2.90) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. About 90% of all applicant were admitted at Lincoln College, and from those that were granted acceptance around 39% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Lincoln College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Lincoln College was reported as 87.5% in Fall 2013 with over 1,100 college applications submitted to Lincoln College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 16 - 19
  • Average GPA: 2.71 - 2.90

How Hard Is It to Get into Lincoln College?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

Students applying to Lincoln College have a higher chance of getting accepted due to the low selectivity of the school as determined by the average standardized test scores ACT/SAT and average high school GPA of applicants from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Lincoln College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 68.0%
  • 2010-2011: 67.5%
  • 2011-2012: 74.2%
  • 2012-2013: 73.5%
  • 2013-2014: 87.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 77.7%

How Does Lincoln College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Lincoln College is fifty-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Millikin University55.1%
Illinois Wesleyan University58.4%
Eureka College67.8%
MacMurray College74.9%
Illinois College61.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Lincoln College (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English14 - 19
Math15 - 19
Composite Score16 - 19
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