Undergraduate Admission

High school graduation or its equivalent is required for entering undergraduate (BA and BS) programs at Lincoln University.

  1. Original high school diploma, or an equivalency certificate for a secondary education attestation accompanied with the official transcripts; or their notarized copies; or other documentation to prove high school graduation or its equivalent. The high school level GED or similar tests is accepted in lieu of high school graduation. For applicants in the last year of their high school studies, transcripts including the last completed semester or a school letter indicating graduation confirmation with the applicant’s GPA are acceptable;
  2. A cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.0 (C) or better (on a 4.0 scale) on the high school graduation transcripts or the GED test or an equivalent test;
  3. The Provost or President may grant regular admissions to students with high school CGPA 1.9 based on progress of their last two semester GPAs and recommendation letters;
  4. Conditional acceptance will be granted to the applicants with CGPAs of 1.7 – 1.9. Conditionally accepted students will receive the regular undergraduate status after completing a minimum of 12 units of coursework during one term or at least 18 units of coursework in two consecutive terms with cumulative GPA of 2.3 or better. Conditional status may be given for two terms only;
  5. For students applying after postsecondary education, the high school CGPA may be substituted by the CGPA of the last transcripts of at least 4 courses of 12 units with letter grades;
  6. Admission to the BS degree program also requires the following: a) The Scholastic Level Examination (SLE) with a passing score above 21 (this requirement is waived for applicants with a bachelor’s degree) and b) Interview with the DI Program Director.