Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown

5151 Tilghman St
Allentown, PA 18104-9889
Tel: (610)398-5300
540 students
Private for-profit
Widely known and respected as Lincoln Technical Institute since its founding in 1946 as a post-war job skill training source, Lincoln Tech has consistently responded to employer needs and the changing times. By always looking for ways to grow and keeping up with technology, we have achieved a strong mix of programs that provide a wide variety of in-demand career training opportunities.
School Highlights
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown serves 540 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown is one of 3 community colleges within Lehigh County, PA.
The nearest community college is Lehigh Carbon Community College (5.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
College Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Community College Avg.
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 26 staff
62 staff
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Total Faculty (2006-2014)
Number of Programs Offered 7 8

Student Body

The student population of 540 has declined by 33% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 540 students 1,371 students
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 540 students
779 students
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Black (2006-2014)
% White
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown 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. 0.59 0.70
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Lincoln Tech offers short-term, career-focused programs that span many different subject areas. The college has campuses located in Philadelphia and Allentown, PA, Columbia, MD, Grand Prairie, TX, Indianapolis, IN, Melrose Park, IL, or Mahwah and Union, NJ. Lincoln Tech's Allentown Campus consists of a 26,000 square foot building on 10 acres of land. The school includes administrative offices, comfortable, air-conditioned classrooms, laboratories, drafting and CAD rooms and new medical and pharmacy facilities for our Allied Health programs. Excellent parking is available on the grounds and interstate and major traffic routes are nearby offering convenient travel to and from the campus. Our school has trained for careers in the Lehigh Valley since 1949. LTI Allentown is also a degree granting institution with Associate Degrees offered in Medical Assisting and Administrative Technology, PC Systems & Networking Technology, Architectural or Mechanical Drafting Design and CAD Technology, and Electronic Engineering Technology. Our Automotive Division offers hands-on training programs in Automotive and Diesel Technology. Our Skilled Trades Division offers a variety of programs including HVAC, Drafting and CAD, and Electronic Systems Technician (EST). Our Information Technology (IT) Division includes training in PC Support, Networking, and Web Programming. Our Allied Health Division offers Healthcare training programs for a Medical Assistant or Medical Administrative Assistant. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT).

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Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,366 per year for in-state students and $13,153 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,590 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania community colleges have a 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. of 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is The Art Institute of Philadelphia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.