• 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 347 students (82% 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 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 347 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 82%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia
(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions
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
27 staff
56 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
2
22

Student Body

The student population of Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five years.
The Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
347 students
477 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
286 students
331 students
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# Part-Time Students
61 students
146 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
338 students
351 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
286 students
339 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
4 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
61 students
186 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
18 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
330 students
% Asian
5%
3%
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% Hispanic
19%
11%
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% Black
41%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia and the percentage of Black community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
18%
56%
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% Two or more races
7%
3%
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% Non Resident races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
8%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.75
0.64
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
1.47%
0.91%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.05%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$43,400
$34,900
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
92%
91%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$11,250
$13,620
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia 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
$6,234
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia 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. 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).

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia's ranking?

Lincoln Technical Institute-Philadelphia ranks among the top 20% of community college in Pennsylvania for: Diversity in US community colleges, Average community college minority breakdown and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 347 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 82%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

Philadelphia County, PA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.67, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Philadelphia County, PA is The Workforce Institute's City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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