Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia

  • 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 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia(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 Faculty11 staff25 staff
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Number of Programs Offered38

Student Body

The student population of Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia 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 students618 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio33:125:1
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# Full-Time Students290 students372 students
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# Part-Time Students70 students246 students
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% Asian
8%
2%
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% Hispanic
20%
7%
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% Black
40%
14%
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% White
28%
63%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.710.57
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College Completion Rate
45%
55%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$43,400$34,800
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Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%95%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,979$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. 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

The nearest community college to Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia is Orleans Technical Institute (2.9 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Orleans Technical Institute
    Private, non-profit
    332 students | 2.90 Mi2770 Red Lion Road
    Philadelphia PA  19114
    (215) 728-4700
    2.90332
  • 310 students | 4.20 Mi2180 Hornig Rd
    Philadelphia PA  19116
    (215) 969-0869
    4.20310
  • Manor College
    Private, non-profit
    858 students | 6.00 Mi700 Fox Chase Rd
    Jenkintown PA  19046
    (215) 885-2360
    6.00858
  • Pennco Tech-Bristol
    Private, for profit
    500 students | 7.70 Mi3815 Otter St
    Bristol PA  19007
    (215) 785-0111
    7.70500
  • 8,891 students | 7.90 Mi900 College Circle
    Mount Laurel NJ  08054
    (856) 222-9311
    7.908,891
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