Lincoln College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Lincoln College
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into Lincoln College and can I get accepted? The school has a 57% acceptance rate ranking it #16 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,042 out of 1,821 applicants were admitted making Lincoln College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 86 percent. Only 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Lincoln College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT2%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||410|
|SAT Math 25th||380|
|SAT Composite 25th||790|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||450|
|SAT Math 75th||440|
|SAT Composite 75th||890|
|Average SAT Score||840|
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 92 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 790 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 740. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 840 out of 1600. The school ranks #42 in Illinois for highest average SAT composite score. 2 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|890 and Above||Good||>69%|
|840 to 890||Avg +||57%-69%|
|790 to 840||Avg -||44%-57%|
|740 to 790||Reach||31%-44%|
|Less than 740||Low||<31%|
Lincoln College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT91%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||14|
|ACT Math 25th||15|
|ACT Composite 25th||15|
|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 #49 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Lincoln College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|18 and Above||Good||>73%|
|16 to 18||Avg +||57%-73%|
|15 to 16||Avg -||48%-57%|
|14 to 15||Reach||40%-48%|
|Less than 14||Low||<40%|
Lincoln College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||26%||32%||29%|
What are the requirements for admission to Lincoln College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=146676 IPEDS survey data for Lincoln College.