Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park

8317 W North Avenue
Melrose Park, IL 60160-1605
Tel: (708)344-4700
School Highlights
  • Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park serves 717 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 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 39%.
  • Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park is one of 28 community colleges within Cook County, IL.
  • The nearest community college is Triton College (0.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 52% over five years.
Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park(IL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty34 staff123 staff
Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered67

Student Body

  • The student population of 717 has declined by 46% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment717 students3,818 students
Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio21:136:1
Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students717 students1,205 students
Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park Enrollment Breakdown IL All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
4%
Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
54%
15%
Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
21%
14%
Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park Black (2007-2016)
% White
20%
61%
Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
1%
Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park More (2014-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
5%
Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups 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.0.620.58
Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
61%
25%
Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$43,400$32,200
Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%82%
    Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
    Median Debt for Graduates$12,979$7,862
    Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$4,000
    Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Acceptance Rate100%89%
    Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park Percent Admitted (2007-2010)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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    For Cook County, IL public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $8,147 per year for in-state students and $9,660 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,648 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

    The average community college acceptance rate in Cook County, IL is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

    Cook County, IL 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 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Cook County, IL is Kendall College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.