Lincoln College is a small, private, independent liberal arts college located in Lincoln, Illinois. Founded in 1865, Lincoln College is the only institution named for Abraham Lincoln while he was living. Lincoln College offers 2-year and 4-year degree programs, NAIA athletics, and an array of campus life activities. Despite being a private institution, our tuition rates are one of the most affordable choices in Illinois. Furthermore, 100% of full-time students in our traditional programs receive a scholarship or grant, along with free textbooks, campus parking, and professional tutoring every semester. Lincoln College offers a diverse campus community where all students can grown, learn, and succeed.