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Welcome to The Lincoln University of Pennsylvania.  Founded in 1854, The Lincoln University is the FIRST of four Lincoln Universities in the world and is the nation's FIRST degree-granting Historically Black College and University (HBCU).   

Located in southern Chester County, Lincoln's main campus is 45 miles southwest of Philadelphia, and an easy commute from other parts of Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland. The University also operates The Lincoln University - City Campus in  Philadelphia and The Lincoln University - Coatesville Campus for graduate students and community-outreach programs. 

The University combines the elements of a liberal arts and sciences-based undergraduate curriculum along with select graduate programs to meet the needs of those living in a highly technological and global society.   Today, Lincoln, which enrolls a diverse student body of approximately 2,000 men and women, possesses an international reputation for preparing and producing world class leaders such as Thurgood Marshall, the FIRST African American U.s. Supreme Court Justice, Lillian Fishburne, the FIRST African American woman promoted to Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy, Langston Hughes, the noted poet, Kwame Nnkrumah, the FIRST President of Ghana, Nnamdi Azikiwe, the FIRST President of Nigeria and a myriad of others.

During its 158-year history, Lincoln University has educated an impressive list of luminaries who have distinguished themselves as doctors, lawyers, educators, businesspersons, theologians and heads of state. 

Please use the links provided below to learn more about Lincoln University's thirteenth president, Robert Jennings, Ed.D. Other links will provide direct access to selected information about the University, its Mission, Vision, Goals, and Philosophy. 

To contact the Office of the President via e-mail, use the link, A member of the President's staff will forward your e-mail to someone within the University with the best position to respond to your inquiry. 

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