Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park

School Highlights

Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park serves 830 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.

Top Rankings

Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park ranks among the top 20% of community colleges 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 ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Technical ProfessionsAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty71 staff239 staff
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Number of Programs Offered76
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Student Body

The student population of Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park has grown by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment830 students3,107 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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# Full-Time Students830 students1,099 students
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% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
50%
27%
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% Black
32%
13%
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% White
12%
48%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Unknown races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.630.68
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College Completion Rate
61%
33%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$43,400$32,200
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%76%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,910$7,963
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$4,549
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Acceptance Rate100%90%
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park is Triton College (0.8 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Cook County, IL public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $8,662 per year for in-state students and $10,145 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,825 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Cook County, IL is 83%. 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 Kendall College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.