64%

Acceptance Rate

$7,173

Avg.Financial Aid

001708

FAFSA Code

About Lincoln Christian University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

714

Website

www.lincolnchristian.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Christian Churches and Churches of Christ

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

A private, Christian Churches and Churches of Christ university, Lincoln Christian University is situated in Lincoln, IL. The foundation of Lincoln Christian University was laid down in the year 1944. Lincoln Christian University is recognised by its official colors, red and white. In addition to over 378 undergraduate students, LCU also boasts of over 294 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 1,050. The school has an academic staff of 70 who teach various courses to the students. At Lincoln Christian University, around 82% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 48% of the students are females and 52% are males. Finally, at LCU around 83% are white, 8% are Black or African American, and 4% are Non-resident alien. Lincoln Christian University has produced several well-known personalities in its 76 years of existence. The employment rate, after six years of graduation, is a good parameter to gauge the employability which in this case is 89%. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 64 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by LCU. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation, and Higher Learning Commission.

Location & Contact

Address

100 Campus View Drive

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2177323168
Fax: 2177325718
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

64%

SAT Range

940 - 1180

ACT Range

20 - 26

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Neither required nor recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The students are required to submit a fee along with the admission form, in order to be considered for admission at Lincoln Christian University. It is a non-refundable amount. As a general rule of thumb, in order to improve one’s chances of securing admission, a person must score high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT. But, at Lincoln Christian University, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. This points to the fact that scoring high on standardised tests is not an important criterion for this university. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 100 Campus View Drive, Lincoln, Illinois 62656-2111. To gather more information, they can call them at (217) 732-3168.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$18,653

Average Annual Cost

$13,200

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$7,564

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,817

Total One Year Cost

$26,581

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to LCU. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $27,355. The average annual tuition cost ($13,590), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($7,564), and budget for other expenses ($5,562) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

85%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

78%

Male Professors

22%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Theological and Ministerial Studies

26 Graduates

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized...

16 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

12 Graduates

Psychology, General

9 Graduates

Human Services, General

7 Graduates

Missions/Missionary Studies and Mis...

7 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

6 Graduates

Religious/Sacred Music

6 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

4 Graduates

Education, General

3 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

2 Graduates

Philosophy

2 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

1 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

1 Graduates

Teaching English or French as a Sec...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

415

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

45%

Full-time

81%

Part-time

19%

Students Gender

Male

50%

US National: 44%

Female

50%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

84% White

1% Unknown

7% Black

1% Hispanic

1% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

33%

Out Of State

64%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$60,672 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 90% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

90%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$3,600/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,964/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,964/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Red Lions

School Colors

red and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

36

Total Female Athletes

28

Intramural Sports

4

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Soccer

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Soccer

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $7,564 per year. The students at Lincoln Christian University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $3,964 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include campus emergency phones and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 52% male and 48% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$25,300/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$30,900/year

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

N/A - N/A

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

95%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,173

Students Receiving Federal Grants

46%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,344

Students Receiving State Aid

28%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,441

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

95%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,785

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$11,482

$30K - $48K

$10,752

$48K - $75K

$8,751

$75K - $110K

$3,690

> $110K

$4,143

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$126,028

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$301,085

In case the students at Lincoln Christian University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,553, whereas the financial aid is $4,129. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $4,385 as well as institutional aid worth $4,129. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at LCU based on students' financial needs add up to $126,028 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $301,085.

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