Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown

Tel: (610)398-5300
575 students
Public institution
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 575 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown is one of 5 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 28 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
College Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 28 staff
61 staff
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Total Faculty (2006-2013)
Number of Programs Offered 7 7

Student Body

The student population of 575 has grown by 10% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 575 students 1,315 students
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 575 students
815 students
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Black (2006-2013)
% White
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Unknown (2007-2013)
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. 0.60 0.70
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Diversity Score (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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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