As a Freshman
Lincoln College considers all aspects of a student’s qualifications and offers admission to all students in order to build a talented, diverse and interesting entering freshmen class. The personal attention and student centered philosophy you will receive here will help build a strong foundation for you during your time with us.
Here you will find the information you need to complete your freshman application. Before beginning the application process, take a look at the brief overview below of how to apply and what to expect.
Completing the Freshman Application
To apply you will need to:
- Submit your application online or download and complete a printed version
- Send the required $25 application fee
- Send your high school transcripts
- Send ACT and/or SAT scores.
Acceptance to Lincoln College is based on a student’s high school record and standardized test scores. In select cases, a personal interview and letters of recommendation are required. Generally students with an ACT composite score of 16 and a cumulative GPA of a 2.00 or higher may be admitted without restriction. Those with an ACT composite score of 15 or lower may be admitted upon review by the Academic Review Committee and if accepted are accepted on a conditional acceptance with the requirement of participation in our linked courses program.
Completing our online application is the fastest way for us to receive your application.
Applying by Mail
If you choose to download an application, complete it, and return it to:Lincoln College Office of Admissions 300 Keokuk St. Lincoln, IL 62656