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 1,200 students are enrolled at Lincoln College.

About 70% of all applicant were admitted at Lincoln College, and from those that were granted acceptance around 29% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Lincoln College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Lincoln College was reported as 66.8% in Fall 2020 with over 1,650 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.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Lincoln College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 62.0%
  • 2017-2018: 57.2%
  • 2018-2019: 79.5%
  • 2019-2020: 66.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 63.3%

How Does Lincoln College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Lincoln College is eighteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Millikin University71.3%
Illinois Wesleyan University60.8%
University of Illinois at Springfield76.8%
Eureka College61.8%
MacMurray College62.7%

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
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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