Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown

  • 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 25:1.
  • 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 2 community colleges within Lehigh County, PA.
  • The nearest community college to Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown is Lehigh Carbon Community College (5.4 miles away).

Top Placements

Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown places among the top 20% of community colleges in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty26 staff25 staff
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Number of Programs Offered78

Student Body

  • The student population of Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment540 students618 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:125:1
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# Full-Time Students540 students372 students
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# Part-Time Students-246 students
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
25%
7%
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% Black
14%
14%
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% White
57%
63%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
-
2%
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Diversity Score0.590.57
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College Completion Rate
62%
55%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$38,300$34,800
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Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%95%
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    Median Debt for Graduates$11,730$12,223
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    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,500
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    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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