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IPEDS ID: 488031
OPE ID: 04243800
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Abraham Lincoln University
All programs offered completely via Distance education
100 West Broadway, Suite 600, Glendale, California 91210
General information:  (213) 252-5100
Website:  www.alu.edu/
Type:  4-year, Private for-profit
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  197 (30 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  4 to 1
Admissionswww.alu.edu/alu-admissions/admission-requirements/
Apply Onlinealulaw.formstack.com/forms/alu_application
Financial Aidwww.alu.edu/alu-admissions/financial-aid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.alu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/npcalc.htm
Tuition Policies for Servicemembers and Veteranswww.alu.edu/military/military-education-benefits/
Disability Serviceswww.alu.edu/academics/online-programs/
Mission Statement
  Abraham Lincoln University's mission is to provide accessible, career-focused and lifelong learning opportunities to students at the undergraduate and graduate level. ALU aims to be a leader in online education
for a global learning community.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – undergraduate programs offered
Distance education – graduate programs offered
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Credit Accepted
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2017Full timePart time
Total faculty04
Instructional04
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Estimated Expenses in the Largest Program for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Largest ProgramProgram LengthAverage Completion
Legal Studies, General120 credit hours40 months
Detailed Expenses2014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018% change 2016-2017 to 2017-2018
Tuition and fees$30,500$30,500$30,500$30,5500.2%
Books and supplies$5,760$5,760$5,760$5,7600.0%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$34,640$46,800$47,440$45,360-4.4%
Other$18,440$19,800$20,080$40,200100.2%
Off Campus with Family
Other$18,440$19,800$20,080$40,200100.2%
Total Expenses2014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018% change 2016-2017 to 2017-2018
Off Campus$89,340$102,860$103,780$121,87017.4%
Off Campus with Family$54,700$56,060$56,340$76,51035.8%
Next largest programs 2017-2018
ProgramProgram LengthAverage CompletionTuition and feesBooks and supplies
Business Administration and Management, General120 credit hours37 months$30,350$5,760
Legal Assistant/Paralegal60 credit hours19 months$15,450$2,880
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration120 credit hours37 months$30,350$5,760
Business Administration and Management, General60 credit hours19 months$15,350$2,880
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration60 credit hours19 months$15,350$2,880
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2016-2017
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid100%————
Grant or scholarship aid00%$0
Federal grants00%$0
Pell grants00%$0
Other federal grants00%$0
State/local government grant or scholarships00%$0
Institutional grants or scholarships00%$0
Student loan aid00%$0
Federal student loans00%$0
Other student loans00%$0
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid100%$0
Pell grants00%$0
Federal student loans00%$0
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

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  • This institution did not award financial aid to students in the largest program in 2016-2017, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2017
Total enrollment197
Undergraduate enrollment30
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment0
Graduate enrollment167
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 87%
Part-time: 13%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 63%
Female: 37%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 10%
Black or African American: 7%
Hispanic/Latino: 20%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 30%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 33%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student Age
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 23%
25 and over: 77%
Age unknown: 0%
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 99%
Part-time: 1%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 100%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 0%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 100%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 0%
Undergraduate application fee (2017-2018): $50
  • This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
  • Institutions that did not offer undergraduate programs were not required to report Outcome Measures.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2016-2017
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorMasterDoctorUndergraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General0d0d0d0d-
Business/Managerial Economics----0d
Organizational Behavior Studies----0d
Category total0d0d0d0d0d
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Support Specialist----0d
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications----0d
Information Technology0d-0d--
Category total0d-0d-0d
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration0d1d1d-0d
Category total0d1d1d-0d
Legal Professions and Studies
Law---17d-
Legal Assistant/Paralegal0d---0d
Legal Professions and Studies, Other--5d--
Legal Studies, General-1d---
Category total0d1d5d17d0d
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies0d0d---
Category total0d0d---
Grand total026170
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2016-2017
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 17
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 10
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 4
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 2
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution (*)
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $3,421
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $3,473
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $2,625
  • (*) One or more average amounts of benefits/assistance are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
2016 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201420152016
Illegal weapons possession0
Drug law violations0
Liquor law violations0
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter0
Negligent manslaughter0
Rape0
Fondling0
Incest0
Statutory rape0
Robbery0
Aggravated assault0
Burglary0
Motor vehicle theft0
Arson0
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
  • This institution is not found on the current Federal loan default rates database. Cohort Default Rate (CDR) data are not included when number of borrowers entering repayment includes 10 or fewer borrowers for all 3 cohort years.