Lincoln Technical Institute
About Lincoln Technical Institute
Lincoln Technical Institute, located in Allentown, Pennsylvania is a two-year institution offering students associates degrees in various fields. The school is part of the Lincoln Educational Services, which has campuses across the country. Lincoln provides education related to specific career paths. The Allentown campus is situated in the Lehigh Valley, which is the third most populous region in Pennsylvania. The valley lies between the Blue Mountains to the north and the South Mountains to the south. Allentown offers many opportunities for entertainment, arts, and culture. The Allentown Art Museum contains over 13,000 works of art from a wide range of history and culture. The Civic Theater presents plays, film, and education from a professional community theater staff. The Da Vinci science center teaches visitors about science, math, and technology through hands-on experiments. Native American history and art is on display at the Museum of Indian Culture. For recreation, Allentown has Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom, an amusement part, and one of the country¡¦s largest water parks. The Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs, the local baseball team, play in their new stadium near the Lehigh Valley International Airport.
Lincoln Technical Institute has an associates degree program in drafting and students may choose to focus on either architectural or mechanical drafting. Students in the drafting design program learn to use computer aided drafting (CAD). The instructors have experience working in the design and drafting industry and offer students the benefit of their working knowledge. Students prepare for a career in drafting by creating a working portfolio of their designs to show potential employers.
Lincoln¡¦s financial aid advisers are available to students for assistance with determining how to pay tuition. The financial aid office helps students access federal grants, student loans, state grants, bank financing, and specialized payment plans. Lincoln accepts various payment plans from those students who can afford to pay cash for their education. These students may pay everything at once, by semester, or by month. For those requiring funding, the financial aid advisers can help with applying for Stafford loans, PLUS loans, Pell and Supplemental Educational Opportunity grants, and private funding. Seniors in high school who are considering attending Lincoln may take a scholarship test, which gives them the opportunity to earn one of a limited number of available scholarship awards.