• 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 601 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 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 601 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 64%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown
(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
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
Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty
46 staff
56 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
5
16

Student Body

The student population of Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown has grown by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
601 students
477 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
601 students
331 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
146 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
314 students
% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
38%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Black
16%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown and the percentage of Black community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
36%
56%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
4%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.70
0.64
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College Completion Rate
64%
56%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$38,300
$34,900
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of PA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
91%
91%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$11,910
$13,000
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,750
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
86%
SAT Reading
n/a
450
SAT Math
n/a
465
SAT Writing
n/a
435
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
20
ACT Writing
n/a
7
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 601 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 64%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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