Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia

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2022 Average Net Price
$34,203
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.91%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
947
74.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
61.2%
406 Graduates

About

Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia is a higher education institution located in Howard County, MD. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia were Automobile Mechanics Technology (157 degrees awarded), HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology (146 degrees), and Electrician (70 degrees).

In 2022, 509 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia. 11.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 88.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (200 degrees), 1.72 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (116 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $34,203.

In 2022, 75% of undergraduate students attending Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Average Net Price

$34,203
2022 Value
0.835%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $34,203. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia grew by 0.835%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

75%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
70%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

75% of undergraduate students at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 7.41% with respect to 2021, when 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.91%
2019 Default Rate
81
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia was 2.91%, which represents 81 out of the 2786 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia had a total enrollment of 947 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia is 708 students and the part-time enrollment is 239. This means that 74.8% of students enrolled at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.3% Black or African American, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, 16.9% White, 4.22% Two or More Races, 3.48% Asian, 0.528% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.211% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Male (39.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (22.5%) and White Male (15.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

74.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 947 students. The full-time enrollment at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia is 708 and the part-time enrollment is 239. This means that 74.8% of students enrolled at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    429 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    231 enrolled students
  3. White
    160 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia is 45.3% Black or African American, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, 16.9% White, 4.22% Two or More Races, 3.48% Asian, 0.528% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.211% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 395 fewer women than men received degrees from Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia is black or african american (200 degrees awarded). There were 1.72 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (116 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia is Automobile Mechanics Technology (157 degrees awarded), followed by HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology (146 degrees) and Electrician (70 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (82 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (146 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (168 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia are Construction managers (43,094 people), Other managers (37,490 people), Software developers (31,080 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (17,238 people), and Chief executives & legislators (12,668 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia in 2022 are Construction (82 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (146 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (168 degrees), Precision Production (66 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (47 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians, Physician assistants, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia are Construction (82 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (146 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (168 degrees), Precision Production (66 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (47 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia are Construction (99,495 people), Computer Systems Design (41,704 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (19,719 people), Restaurants & Food Services (16,040 people), and Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (15,666 people).

The most specialized majors at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia are Construction (82 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (146 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (168 degrees), Precision Production (66 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (47 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 157 degrees awarded
  2. 146 degrees awarded
  3. 70 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia was Automobile Mechanics Technology with 157 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate programs at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

452
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
57
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 452 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia, which is 7.93 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (57).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 153 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia in Automobile Mechanics Technology, which is 10.2 times more than the 15 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia in General Cooking & Related Culinary Arts, which is 0.95 times less than the 20 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

48%
100% Completion Time
64%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 48% of students graduating from Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 64% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 66% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (77.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia is Female and White (77.8% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    200 degrees awarded
  2. White
    116 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    112 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia is black or african american (200 degrees awarded). There were 1.72 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (116 degrees).

8.64% of degree recipients (44 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Male
    178 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    101 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    101 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia is black or african american male (178 degrees awarded). There were 1.76 times more black or african american male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (101 degrees).

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Operations

Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia employs 40 Instructors. Most academics at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia are Male Instructor (37), and Female Instructor (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia are: Management, with 16 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 12 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 5 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$4.33M
2022 Salaries
18.4%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia paid a median of $4.33M in salaries, a 18.4% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.46M
Instructional Salaries
40
Number of Employees

In 2022, Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia paid a total of $2.46M to 40 employees working as instructors, which represents 56.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
40 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
16 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia was Instructor with 40 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia were Management with 16 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 12 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 5 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia was Male Instructor with 37 employees, and Female Instructor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia.

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