Lincoln College of Technology-Denver

Tel: (303)722-5724
1,253 students
Private for-profit
Denver Automotive and Diesel College offers you a great future if you’re interested in learning to be an Automotive Technician. Training focuses on skills that you’ll use every day in your new career, as well as honing the dedication, drive and discipline that will help you achieve success. If you’ve been looking at automotive technology schools, choose an automotive and diesel technology school that focuses on hands-on training, with industry standard equipment and experienced instructors – choose Denver Automotive and Diesel College!
School Highlights:
Lincoln College of Technology-Denver serves 1,253 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Lincoln College of Technology-Denver is one of 5 community colleges within Denver County, CO.
The nearest community college is Community College of Denver (2.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
College Lincoln College of Technology-Denver Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 58 staff
61 staff
Lincoln College of Technology-Denver Total Faculty (2006-2013)
Number of Programs Offered 9 7

Student Body

The student population of 1,253 has grown by 54% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,253 students 1,296 students
Lincoln College of Technology-Denver Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
Lincoln College of Technology-Denver Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,253 students
814 students
Lincoln College of Technology-Denver Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Lincoln College of Technology-Denver Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Lincoln College of Technology-Denver American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2013)
% Asian
Lincoln College of Technology-Denver Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Lincoln College of Technology-Denver Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Lincoln College of Technology-Denver Black (2006-2013)
% White
Lincoln College of Technology-Denver White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Lincoln College of Technology-Denver More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
Lincoln College of Technology-Denver Unknown (2006-2013)
Lincoln College of Technology-Denver Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.67 0.68
Lincoln College of Technology-Denver Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
Lincoln College of Technology-Denver % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Denver Automotive Institute, as we were known then, held its first class of 27 students in downtown Denver, Colorado in May of 1963. As student population and demand grew, a Diesel Mechanics curriculum was added in 1966. Within three years a newly-renovated 71,000 sq. ft. facility opened, fully realizing our new name: Denver Automotive and Diesel College - DADC. Enhancing program offerings and estabilishing credibility as one of the top national educators became a priority. The consistent and regular refinements we made met various NATEF requirements and we became a "Master Certified Automotive School". Soon afterwards, we further enhanced our programs by adding Associate of Applied Science Degree Programs in Automotive, Diesel and Master Technology. DADC's Automotive and Diesel programs can help you learn the diagnostic procedures necessary to determine complex problems, fix them and provide ongoing maintenance. In addition, you'll have an in-depth understanding of why automotive and diesel engines work the way they do, allowing you to better fix and maintain vehicles, and provide a higher level of service. Using hands-on training, a solid system of knowledge and our long-standing reputation with major manufacturers and shops, we can help you jump-start your career in the Automotive and Diesel Industries. Denver Automotive and Diesel College (DADC) can offer you endless possibilities and opportunities to pursue skiing, snowboarding, snowdecks, snowskates, and other winter activities. DADC utilizes several fund sources to assist students in paying for their education. Funding is provided by Federal grants, various scholarships, Veterans benefits, low interest Perkins (Campus Based) loans, low interest Stafford loans, and by other fund sources specifically designed to fund education to qualified applicants at DADC.

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