Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

Your Opinion: Is this School Hard to Get Into?
2 4
Quick Degree Finder is an advertising-supported site. Featured or trusted partner programs and all school search, finder, or match results are for schools that compensate us. This compensation does not influence our school rankings, resource guides, or other editorially-independent information published on this site.

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania is a historically black college found in Lincoln University, PA. Nearly 2,600 students are enrolled at Lincoln University of Pennsylvania.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores at this school. A score between 1140 - 1400 on the SAT exam, or 15 - 20 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. We were able to estimate the Lincoln University of Pennsylvania average GPA (2.71 - 2.97) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 61% of all those who apply are admitted to Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, from which 23 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for Lincoln University of Pennsylvania was reported as 61.3% in Fall 2012 with over 3,240 college applications submitted to this school. 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

  • SAT Scores: 1140 - 1400
  • ACT Scores: 15 - 20
  • Average GPA: 2.71 - 2.97

How Hard Is It to Get into Lincoln University of Pennsylvania?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

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 University of Pennsylvania has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 31.0%
  • 2009-2010: 26.2%
  • 2010-2011: 35.5%
  • 2011-2012: 25.0%
  • 2012-2013: 61.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 40.8%

How Does Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Lincoln University of Pennsylvania is ten percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Goldey-Beacom College52.3%
Immaculata University79.6%
Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences52.0%
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design36.1%
Neumann University55.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading380 - 470
Math390 - 470
Writing370 - 460
Total Score1140 - 1400
ACT®Score Range
English14 - 19
Math15 - 19
Composite Score15 - 20
To learn more about the data and calculations that power this site, please visit our data discussion page.