Lincoln Christian University

Lincoln Christian University

Lincoln, IL
student ratio
total students
Tuition Cost $13,200 | $13,200
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $10,199
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
sat math
sat reading
sat writing
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration, Management and Operations Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Organizational Leadership
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Communication
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Pre-Nursing Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • General Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Theology and religious vocations
    • Biblical Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Missionary Studies and Missiology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Theological and Ministerial Studies Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Youth Ministry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.


62% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied301
    • Accepted187
    • Acceptance Rate62%
    • Enrolled464
    • Female Applicants146
    • Females Accepted97
    • Female Acceptance Rate66%
    • Male Applicants155
    • Males Accepted90
    • Male Acceptance Rate58%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $0
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some Transcript of high school record
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.20
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 512 450 530
    • SAT Math 495 430 520
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 22 17 24
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$13,200
    • Out-of-state tuition *$13,200
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *$7,564
    • Room only *$3,600
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$10,199
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$9,973
    • Average International Student Financial Aid Package:$1,969
    • Average Loan Aid:$3,805
    • Average Grant Aid:$2,866
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$7,018
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:98%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 52%
    • Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met: 6%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students464
    • Male Student Percentage49%
    • Female Student Percentage51%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino2.37%
    • Black or African American7.33%
    • White or Caucasian82.54%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.43%
    • Asian.65%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races1.51%
    • Unknown or International Student1.72%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout3.45% representing 3 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students30% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 22%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Chorale, Student Cabinet, American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) - Student Chapter, Cheerleading
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Not Reported
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other 24-hour emergency alert hotline


Member of the: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the National Christian College Athletic Association
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No Yes Yes
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Soccer Yes Yes Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Soccer Yes Yes Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Yes Yes


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty69
    • Full-time Percentage48%
    • Part-time Percentage52%
    • Female Percentage26%
    • Male Percentage74%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio12:1 or 558 students to 45 faculty

Location & Contact

100 Campus View Drive
Lincoln, IL 62656-2167

Mrs. Mary Davis

Admissions Office Manager

Phone: 217-732-3168 ext. 2251
Fax: 217-732-4199

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