Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia

9191 Torresdale Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19136-0000
Tel: (215)335-0800
  • 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-Philadelphia serves 360 students (81% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the state community college average of 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
  • Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia is one of 13 community colleges within Philadelphia County, PA.
  • The nearest community college is Orleans Technical Institute (2.90 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 67% over five years.
Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia(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 Faculty11 staff25 staff
Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered38

Student Body

  • The student population of 360 has declined by 38% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment360 students571 students
Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio33:126:1
Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students290 students354 students
Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students70 students217 students
Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia Black (2007-2016)
% White
Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia More (2012-2016)
Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia 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.0.710.57
Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$43,400$34,800
Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%94%
    Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Graduates$12,979$13,000
    Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$6,246
    Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia 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. At Lincoln Tech's Philadelphia Campus the focus is to better prepare and train our students to be qualified and knowledgeable automotive technicians. To achieve this, we offer hands-on training from industry experienced instructors. Lincoln Technical Institute has been in Philadelphia area since 1962. Our programs have gained industry recognition for turning out well-trained, job-ready individuals. Our location in Philadelphia also allows our students to take advantage of a wide variety of internships and post graduation opportunities in high-end dealerships. In addition, we offer two Associate Degree programs in Service Management for those looking to take their training to the next level. With morning, afternoon and evening classes, and convenient public transportation options, there are several ways to put together a schedule that fits your needs. Lincoln Tech career training programs currently offered at the Philadelphia Campus: Automotive Technology and Automotive Service Management. 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).

    Nearby Schools

    • College Location Mi. Students
    • Orleans Technical Institute
      Private, non-profit
      332 students | 2.90 Mi2770 Red Lion Road
      Philadelphia PA  19114
    • 640 students | 3.40 Mi177 Franklin Mills Blvd.
      Philadelphia PA  19154
    • 310 students | 4.20 Mi2180 Hornig Rd
      Philadelphia PA  19116
    • Manor College
      Private, non-profit
      858 students | 6.00 Mi700 Fox Chase Rd
      Jenkintown PA  19046
    • Pennco Tech-Bristol
      Private, for profit
      500 students | 7.60 Mi3815 Otter St
      Bristol PA  19007
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