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About Lincoln University - Oakland, California

The mission of Lincoln University is to provide a synthesis of innovative and traditional education leading to outstanding professional opportunities for American and international students. Educational programs for graduate and undergraduate studies as well as certificate programs are developed to provide entry to successful careers and tools for professional development. With undergraduate degrees in business and diagnostic imaging and certificates in allied health fields the students of Lincoln University are well prepared to enter the job market with skills that meet the needs of the contemporary workplace. Graduate programs in business administration at the level of both master and doctorate provide the successful student with a comprehensive and practical background in the world of business. he basic objectives of the University are: to assist students in development of their analytical capacity; 2. to provide the necessary knowledge of the selected subject areas; 3. to introduce the attitude of personal responsibility necessary to function as a citizen in an interdependent world; 4. provide a terminal degree to the motivated and capable student.

Lincoln University (LU) has a history of providing unique educational opportunities that rise to international standards. Since it was founded in 1919, LU has pridefully offered quality education relevant to the professional world. No matter what degree program you choose to study, LU will give you the foundation needed to become successful in your career.

LU is located in Oakland in the San Francisco Bay Area, a well-known international hub. This ideal location will work to your advantage, giving you a range of learning opportunities in a global environment. Studying here as a part of a widely multicultural student body will give you a deeper understanding of international relations and the concept of globalization.


Lincoln University has created traditional yet innovative programs in business and diagnostic imaging fields to students at the post-secondary level.


Work and Earn While You Study in the USA

Great News! The Most Affordable Degree in the USA is a Work-and-Earn-While-You-Study Program at Lincoln University in the San Francisco Bay area of California, consisting of a Combination of:

  1. First, taking up to 6 courses of Online study in your Home Country (with a 25% discount of tuition for each class taken), and then,

  2. Secondly, taking the remainder of the courses in your degree program in the USA at the Campus at Lincoln University where you can work and earn in paid off-campus internships until you graduate, and then,

  3. Third, staying one more year (or more for STEM majors), of working in the USA in Optional Practical Training in an American company

This program was created for:

  • Students who are enrolled in other schools in the U.S. who want to transfer to a school where they can do paid internships and also
  • J-1 and B-1 visa holders in the U.S. who want to change status to F-1 and attend one of our work-study schools and also
  • Students abroad who (to save a lot of money) want to start taking on-line courses for their first year at home, and then and then come to Lincoln University for the second year and stay for a third year of OPT


  1. During your first year, while you are taking on-line classes, you can save a lot of money because you can live at home for a much less cost than what accommodations would cost in the U.S. And also, because the tuition fees per credit hour for on-line courses is much lower than the cost for on-site classes in the U.S. In addition, you will be granted an additional 25% tuition scholarship for all on-line classes taken in the first year. Finally, you will NOT need to show a bank statement of your own or of a sponsor in order to qualify for on-line courses which you are taking in your home country.

  2. Whenever you choose to come to the U.S. to finish your degree program—if you are a Master Degree student you will have the legal right to off-campus paid Internship employment (CPT) beginning in the first semester (or after the second semester if you are an Undergraduate student).

  3. Then, after graduation, you can choose to stay in the U.S. for an additional 12 months (or more for STEM majors) by engaging in Optional Practical Training, whereby you can work full time for American companies, earning money for all of your living expenses, (while paying no tuition or fees to the university).

Student Life

The diverse student community at Lincoln University, perfectly complements their mission to provide affordable educational programs in diverse fields of study, delivered by experienced educators, and leading to outstanding employment opportunities for American and international students . A variety of events, activities, academic seminars and workshops are designed to provide students with tools, ideas, and inspiration for their development.


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