Accreditation and Recognitions

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) accredits Lincoln University to award Doctor’s, Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate Degrees and Certificates. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The doctoral level program offered at Lincoln University has been reviewed for quality and integrity by ACICS; however, ACICS does not currently have recognition from the United States Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) to accredit programs at the doctoral level. The scope of ACICS’s recognition for financial aid purposes extends through the master’s degree level only.

Lincoln University is authorized by the United States Department of Homeland Security to enroll nonimmigrant alien students.

Lincoln University is included in the U.S. Department of Education Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs.

Lincoln University is approved to participate in the Financial Aid Programs established by Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended in 1998.

U.S. Department of Education Accredited by a CHEA-Recognized Accrediting Organization Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)