Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park

8317 W North Avenue
Melrose Park, IL 60160
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings

School Highlights

Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park serves 944 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 47%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 944 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 86%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park
(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates 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
71 staff
239 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
8
6

Student Body

The student population of Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park has grown by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
944 students
2,581 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
944 students
898 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
1,683 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
797 students
40 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
944 students
944 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
22 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
1,844 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
132 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
49%
24%
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% Black
29%
12%
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% White
14%
53%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.65
0.64
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
57%
36%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.54%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$43,400
$31,800
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
98%
81%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$11,250
$8,029
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,750
$4,600
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Acceptance Rate
100%
79%
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SAT Reading
n/a
390
SAT Math
n/a
360
SAT Writing
n/a
355
ACT Composite
n/a
17
ACT English
n/a
17
ACT Math
n/a
17
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park?
The acceptance rate of Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park is 100%, which is higher than the state average of 79%.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 944 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 86%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For Cook County, IL public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $8,645 per year for in-state students and $9,960 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,659 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Cook County, IL is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Cook County, IL community colleges have a diversity score of 0.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Cook County, IL is City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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