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Lincoln College Admission Requirements

Lincoln, Illinois

Chances of getting into Lincoln College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
79.5%
Admission Difficulty for Lincoln College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Lincoln College and can I get accepted? The school has a 80% acceptance rate ranking it #52 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,356 out of 1,705 applicants were admitted making Lincoln College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 90 percent. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Lincoln College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
700-810
Applicants Submitting SAT
77%
SAT Scores for Lincoln College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 360
SAT Math 25th 340
SAT Composite 25th 700
SAT Scores for Lincoln College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 410
SAT Math 75th 400
SAT Composite 75th 810
Average SAT Score 760

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Lincoln College typically requires applicants to be in the top 98 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 700 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 640. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 760 out of 1600. The school ranks #45 in Illinois for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 77 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Lincoln College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
810 and Above Good >87%
755 to 810 Avg + 80%-87%
700 to 755 Avg - 70%-80%
645 to 700 Reach 58%-70%
Less than 645 Low <58%
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Lincoln College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
15-18 
Applicants Submitting ACT
36%
ACT Scores for Lincoln College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 15
ACT Composite 25th 15
ACT Scores for Lincoln College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 18
ACT Math 75th 17
ACT Composite 75th 18
Average ACT Score 16

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Lincoln College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 15 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 81 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 16 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 18 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #48 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. 36 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lincoln College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Lincoln College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
18 and Above Good >89%
16 to 18 Avg + 80%-89%
15 to 16 Avg - 74%-80%
14 to 15 Reach 66%-74%
Less than 14 Low <66%
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Lincoln College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Lincoln College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

Lincoln College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 903 802 1,705
Accepted 722 634 1,356
Acceptance Rate 80% 79% 80%
Enrolled 136 139 275
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 22% 20%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Lincoln College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

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

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
C
Cardinal Stritch University

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

K
Kentucky Mountain Bible College

Vancleve, Kentucky

K
Kentucky Christian University

Grayson, Kentucky

B
Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain, Mississippi

C
Central Baptist College

Conway, Arkansas

A
Alice Lloyd College

Pippa Passes, Kentucky

O
Oakwood University

Huntsville, Alabama

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=146676 IPEDS survey data for Lincoln College.

FAQs

Does Lincoln College prefer SAT or ACT?

77% of students submit their SAT scores to Lincoln College. 36% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Lincoln College?

80% of those who apply are granted admission to Lincoln College. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Lincoln College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 700 and 810. 77% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Lincoln College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 15 and 18. 36% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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