Application Requirements

We welcome admission applications from prospective freshmen…

  • Anytime after you have completed your junior year in high school, or
  • If you withdrew from high school prior to graduation, after you have received your General Equivalency Diploma, or GED

If you started your undergraduate studies somewhere else and want to transfer to Lincoln

  • You must have at least a 2.0 grade point average, or GPA, and 12 credits from your previous college or university

If you are applying as an international student

  • You should be proficient in the English language
  • If you come from a country where English is not the official language, you must submit your scores from the Test of English As a Foreign Language, or TOEFL
  • View complete international admissions instructions

Checklist of requirements for undergraduate admissions consideration:

  • Completed application for admission
  • Official high school transcript; or GED test results and certificate along with your high school transcript for the time you attended
  • Scores from either the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or American College Test (ACT)
  • Two letters of recommendation from teachers, church leaders, or others – not family or friends – who can speak to your intellectual qualities and academic work*
  • Application essay that you write about yourself and events in your life that have made a difference in the way you view yourself and others (minimum 250 words)*
  • $20 application fee

    * Recommended but not required

Freshman and transfer student applications are available online through the Common Application, or applications can be downloaded and mailed.

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Admissions.