62656 Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there is 1 top community college in 62656, Lincoln, Illinois, serving 1,264 students.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is less than the state average of 35:1.

62656, IL Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • Lincoln College
    Private, non-profit
    300 Keokuk St
    Lincoln IL  62656
    (217)732-3155

    1,264 students
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