Lincoln University of Pennsylvania

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Lincoln University of Pennsylvania is a historically black college found in Lincoln University, PA. Nearly 2,500 students are enrolled at Lincoln University of Pennsylvania.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores at this school. A score between 870 - 1010 on the SAT exam, or 16 - 18 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 - 2.81) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 83% of all those who apply are admitted to Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, from which 12 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Lincoln University of Pennsylvania was reported as 82.8% in Fall 2020 with over 4,430 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

  • ACT Scores: 16 - 18
  • Average GPA: 2.71 - 2.81

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

Applicant Selectivity: Low

When considering the average GPA and SAT/ACT scores of students accepted to Lincoln University of Pennsylvania and comparing to other schools nationwide, applicant selectivity is lower than most other schools.

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 University of Pennsylvania has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 87.1%
  • 2017-2018: 79.7%
  • 2018-2019: 49.3%
  • 2019-2020: 82.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 67.9%

How Does Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Lincoln University of Pennsylvania is forty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Goldey-Beacom College56.7%
Immaculata University81.0%
Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences78.2%
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design43.3%
Neumann University62.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records 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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading440 - 510
Math430 - 500
Total Score870 - 1010
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 19
Math15 - 17
Composite Score16 - 18
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