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Lincoln University

Check whether Lincoln University is right for you as an international student.

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Oakland, USA
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Study abroad at Lincoln University

Lincoln University (LU) is located in the US city of Oakland, right in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area. Since its founding in 1919, the University has provided top-class, affordable higher-education opportunities to all students.

You can choose from a variety of bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate programs in areas including business, finance, and diagnostic imaging. Each course equips you with the knowledge and tools needed to thrive in today’s professional world.

LU boasts a beautiful, historic campus in downtown Oakland. As well as bright classrooms and state-of-the-art research facilities, the campus is home to computer labs, cafeterias, and student lounges.

When you’re not studying, you can get involved in LU’s vibrant student lifestyle. The University runs plenty of trips to nearby tourist attractions to help you settle into your new home. You can also join one of the several student-run organizations or athletic teams.

Why study at Lincoln University?

  • Top-rated Californian institution

    LU is ranked among the top 15 colleges in California (, 2020)

  • Quality education

    The University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

  • Scholarship programs

    The University grants several scholarships to support students with tuition fees and living expenses

Life as an international student

Diversity and inclusivity are top priorities for LU, and its friendly campus is home to a rich variety of nationalities, ethnicities, religions, and ages.

As an international student, you’ll receive tailored support from the University’s Admissions Office. They’ll help you decide on a program, guide you through the application process, and advise you on visa requirements.

You can take advantage of LU’s excellent Student Services Office (SSO) too. As well as planning a fun range of events and cultural celebrations, they provide information on housing and employment. They also offer professional counseling services should you experience any personal difficulties while studying abroad.

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Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition

    $11,000 per year

  • Graduate tuition

    $9,000 per year

Board of Trustees Scholarship - Undergraduate

Merit based (student's should have good GPA during their term at Lincoln University)

Board of Trustees Scholarship - Graduate

Merit based (student's should have good GPA during their term at Lincoln University)


Lincoln University

401 15th Street, Oakland, California 94612, USA

Located in a powerful international hub-the San Francisco Bay Area, it provides invaluable learning opportunities.

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