Lincoln University

Private, Four-years School Located in Oakland, CA

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How much is the Lincoln tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Lincoln's tuition & fees is $11,420.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $22,470 when a student lives off-campus.

Lincoln Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$11,420
Books & Supplies Costs$850
Off-campus Room & Board$8,400
Off-campus Expenses$1,800
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$11,420

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Lincoln for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $41,256 at Lincoln. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is -$nan. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to -$nan.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$10,959-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2024-25)$10,517-$nan-$nan
Junior (2025-26)$10,093-$nan-$nan
Senior (2026-27)$9,686-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$41,256-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$10,517-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2025-26)$10,093-$nan-$nan
Junior (2026-27)$9,686-$nan-$nan
Senior (2027-28)$9,295-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$39,592-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$10,093-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2026-27)$9,686-$nan-$nan
Junior (2027-28)$9,295-$nan-$nan
Senior (2028-29)$8,920-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$37,995-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$9,686-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2027-28)$9,295-$nan-$nan
Junior (2028-29)$8,920-$nan-$nan
Senior (2029-30)$8,561-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$36,462-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$9,295-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2028-29)$8,920-$nan-$nan
Junior (2029-30)$8,561-$nan-$nan
Senior (2030-31)$8,215-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$34,991-$nan-$nan

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Lincoln' tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in California, its tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $23,111.
In-StateOut-of-State
Lincoln University$11,420
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
California Four-years Colleges$20,867
Public Schools$4,034$13,259
Private Schools$23,111

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Lincoln and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
Lincoln UniversityOakland, CA$11,420$10,310
Menlo CollegeAtherton, CA$51,070$22,000
Pacific States UniversityLos Angeles, CA$9,810$7,890
California Miramar UniversitySan Diego, CA$9,994$7,300
Presidio Graduate SchoolSan Francisco, CA$33,240$32,880
California Institute of Advanced ManagementAlhambra, CA$24,000-
Claremont Lincoln UniversityClaremont, CA$6,000$13,825
Southern States UniversitySan Diego, CA$7,439$7,045
Westcliff UniversityIrvine, CA$21,000$15,214
San Diego Global Knowledge UniversitySan Diego, CA$13,774$11,415
Oak Valley CollegeRialto, CA$16,100-

Financial Aid and COA

At Lincoln University, 125 students (74%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $3,891.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Lincoln is $18,579 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 26 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $5,544 and the average amount of student loans is $3,711.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (off-campus)$22,470
Tuition & Fees$11,420
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$11,050
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$18,579
Average Financial Aid$3,891
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship12574%$3,891
Pell Grants8148%$2,731
Federal Student Loan8550%$3,739
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid2687%-
Grants or Scholarships2687%$5,544
Federal Grants2687%$4,216
Pell Grants1860%$3,138
Other Federal Grants2687%$2,044
State/Local Grants0--
Institutional Grants620%$5,755
Student Loan Aid1653%$3,711
Federal Student Loans1653%$3,711
Other Student Loans0--

Student Population

Lincoln University has a total of 377 students including 177 undergraduate and 200 graduate students. By gender, there are 254 male students and 116 female students attending Lincoln.
TotalMaleFemale
Total370 254116
Undergraduate168 13137
Graduate202 12379

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address401 15th Street, Oakland, CA
Phone510-628-8010
WEBwww.lincolnuca.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered6 Programs
Graduate Program Offered4 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population377
Graduation Rate81%
Transfer-out Rate18%
Retention Rate100%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate16 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties11 (Full-time), 15 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs36 (Full-time), 33 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$60,308
Average Staff Salary$66,788