Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown

5151 Tilghman St
Allentown, PA 18104-9889
Tel: (610)398-5300
  • 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 540 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 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 37%.
  • Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown is one of 3 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 26 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty26 staff25 staff
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered78

Student Body

  • The student population of 540 has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment540 students571 students
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio21:126:1
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students540 students354 students
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students-217 students
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Part-Time Students (2007-2008)
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Black (2007-2016)
% White
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown More (2014-2016)
% Non Resident races
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Non Resident (2007-2010)
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Ethnicity Breakdown PA 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.0.590.57
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$38,300$34,800
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%94%
    Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Graduates$11,730$13,000
    Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$6,246
    Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Source: 2016 (or 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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