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Lincoln, Illinois

Lincoln Christian University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Lincoln Christian University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
62.1%
Admission Difficulty for Lincoln Christian University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Lincoln Christian University and can I get accepted? The school has a 62% acceptance rate ranking it #26 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 187 out of 301 applicants were admitted making Lincoln Christian University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 69 percent. Lincoln Christian University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 44% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Lincoln Christian University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
950-1130
Applicants Submitting SAT
10%
SAT Scores for Lincoln Christian University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for Lincoln Christian University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1130
Average SAT Score 1040

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Lincoln Christian University?

Lincoln Christian University typically requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #37 in Illinois for highest average SAT composite score. 10 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Lincoln Christian University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1130 and Above Good >74%
1040 to 1130 Avg + 62%-74%
950 to 1040 Avg - 49%-62%
860 to 950 Reach 36%-49%
Less than 860 Low <36%
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Lincoln Christian University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
81%
ACT Scores for Lincoln Christian University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Lincoln Christian University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Lincoln Christian University?

Admission data indicates that Lincoln Christian University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #42 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 81 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lincoln Christian University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Lincoln Christian University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >75%
20 to 24 Avg + 62%-75%
17 to 20 Avg - 51%-62%
14 to 17 Reach 40%-51%
Less than 14 Low <40%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.29
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need above average high school grades to get into Lincoln Christian University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Lincoln Christian University was 3.29 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #33 in Illinois for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Lincoln Christian University accepts 62% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Lincoln Christian University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 23% Good
3.50 to 3.75 21% Good
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 9% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 28% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 3% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

Lincoln Christian University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 146 155 301
Accepted 97 90 187
Acceptance Rate 66% 58% 62%
Enrolled 39 43 82
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 40% 48% 44%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Lincoln Christian University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Lincoln Christian University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Lincoln Christian University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=146667 IPEDS survey data for Lincoln Christian University.