New Student Financial Aid

A warm congratulations to you as you plan to start your first year at Lincoln University! We are eager to help you and your family understand the financial aid process and to respond to your questions and requests.

What's Next?

The steps below are designed to ensure a smooth transition to Lincoln University and help you finalize your financial aid.

  Review Cost of Attendance

This financial aid calculator is to help you understand how to calculate what it costs to attend Lincoln University. Please review your award letter as you go through this document.

2022-2023 Estimated COA In-State

Tuition & Fees $ 12,632
Room & Board $ 10,534
Personal Property Insurance $ 108
Direct Costs (Charged to Bill) $ 23,274
Books and Supplies $ 1,597
Estimated Other Expenses $ 3,265
Indirect Costs (Not Charged to Bill) $ 4,862

2022-2023 Estimated COA Out-of-State

Tuition & Fees $ 19,178
Room & Board $ 10,534
Personal Property Insurance $ 108
Direct Costs (Charged to Bill) $ 29,820
Books and Supplies $ 1,597
Estimated Other Expenses $ 3,265
Indirect Costs (Not Charged to Bill) $ 4,862 
  Complete the Authorization to Release Info.

This form is required for all students in order for us to share any information regarding your financial aid to anyone other than yourself, and can be altered at any point during your enrollment.

Submit the completed Authorization to Release Information Form to

  Complete the Loan Entrance Counseling

During Loan Entrance Counseling, you will utilize the program to ensure you understand your obligation to repay the loan.

  Complete the Master Promissory Note

The Master Promissory Note is a legal document agreeing to the terms of the loan and by filling it out you will formally accept the loan.

  Apply for the Parent PLUS Loan
As a part of your Financial Aid Assistance Letter from Lincoln University, your parent(s) were offered a loan from the Federal Direct Loan Program called the Parent PLUS Loan. This is an optional, credit-based loan specifically for parents to help cover their student's educational expenses while at school. Based on the parent's credit decision, if approved the PLUS Loan can cover up to the cost of attendance. If denied, the student becomes eligible for an additional unsubsidized loan.

Applications open for 2022-2023 on May 1, 2022

  Did you receive a Tentative Award?

If you received a tentative award, then you have been selected for federal verification. Federal verification is a process that requires institutions to verify the accuracy of the information provided on a student's FAFSA to ensure federal aid is distributed to those who are eligible. Students who are selected for the verification process are chosen through random selection by the Department of Education. You have been selected and are required to provide documentation to the school verifying the information entered on your FAFSA.

Submit the required documentation to You can find the documents needed to complete verification listed on the Missing Information Notice attached to your award letter.

Congratulations! If you have successfuly completed all above steps, then you have finalized your financial aid for the upcoming academic year. Please note, finalizing your financial aid does not always mean that your bill is covered. You will still need to obtain financial clearance from the Bursar's Office. Head back over to the Admitted Students page to complete all of the remaining steps to becoming a new Lincoln Lion!

If you have any questions regarding the financial aid process, please contact your financial aid counselor using the buttons below. Counselors are assigned by the student's last name.

Please contact us!

Office of Financial Aid
1570 Baltimore Pike
Lincoln University, PA 19352
Phone: 800-561-2606 or
Fax: 484-365-8198

Mrs. Kim Anderson

Director, Financial Aid
Office: 800-561-2606

Ms. Nicola Larkin

Senior Financial Aid Counselor, Alphacluster A - E and Graduate
Office: 484-365-7560

Ms. Kiondra Stephens

Financial Aid Counselor, Alphacluster F - M
Office: 484-365-7561

Ms. Theresa Hammond

Senior Financial Aid Counselor, Alphacluster N - Z
Office: 484-365-7562

Mr. Anthony Smith

Financial Assistant
Office: 484-365-7564