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LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, LINCOLN, SOUTH ISLAND

Lincoln, South IslandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1878Established Year
  2426Enrollment

Lincoln University Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

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Lincoln University is a public university in the heart of New Zealand that laid its foundation in the year 1878. It is the only tertiary University in Southern hemisphere to work on agriculture-related issues. Among all other universities globally, it stands as the only New Zealand University to have 2 collaborations: EuroLeague of Life Science and Global Challenges University Alliance.

The international student percentage here is around 40%, with students from around 80 countries. It also provides a gender-neutral environment with female to male ratio of 51:49. Thus, making Lincoln University one of the perfect places to start planning one’s future ahead.

Rankings

  • Lincoln University is the 1st English-medium University to teach and research in Viticulture and Oenology in cool climatic conditions.
  • It has been ranked the world’s 15th best small university, making it one of the prominent institutes of New Zealand.
  • As per QS rankings of 2018 and 2019, Lincoln University was ranked 44th worldwide in agriculture.
  • Lincoln University has been ranked #111 and #326 for Agricultural Sciences and Environment & Ecology, respectively.

Highlights

University TypePublic University
Campus SettingUrban
Establishment Year1878
No. of Residence Halls7
Graduate Job Rate93%
Applications AcceptedOnline
Work-StudyAvailable
Intake TypeSemester wise
Mode of ProgramFull time and online

Lincoln University Programs, Campuses And Accommodation

Courses

Lincoln University offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs at all levels starting with certificate to degrees, with specialization in 10 following disciplines:

  1. Agriculture, Horticulture and Viticulture.
  2. Business
  3. Environment
  4. Food, Wine and Beer
  5. Accelerated Degree and English Language
  6. Landscape Architecture
  7. Property and Valuation
  8. Science- Biological and Physical
  9. Sport and Recreation
  10. Tourism

Lincoln University also provides the option of doctorate programs of three years in most of the above-mentioned categories.

Campuses and Accommodation

  • The University campus spread across lush green fields of 58 hectares, houses around 3,000 students from more than 80 countries. The campus is well-equipped with facilities like library, IT laboratories, car parking, travel agency and recreational activities for the comfort of students.
  • Lincoln university provides on-campus accommodation to around 600 residents every year.
  • Students can choose from a variety of accommodation options like halls of residence, self-catered flats and homestays.
  • Off-campus flats in areas like Lincoln village, Riccarton and Rolleston with regular transportation service to campus are also an option to be considered.

Lincoln University Admission Process

Lincoln University intakes are semester wise every year. The application process for applying to the University is as follows:

Deadlines

Intakes: February, July or November (apply at least 6 months prior to the intake dates).

How to apply?

  • Create an online account at mylinc.nz.
  • Fill in personal details and attach the required documents like proof of identification, academic transcripts, IELTS or equivalent test scores and SAT/ACT scores.
  • Submit the application and wait for the offer letter which shall be emailed to the applicant.

Additional requirements: Letters of recommendation, essay, proof of finance, sponsor’s letter and recent bank statement are some of the additional requirements that an applicant should keep handy.

English Proficiency Test

The minimum eligibility score required for seeking admission is given below:

TestMinimum Score for Undergraduate CoursesMinimum Score for Graduate Courses
IELTS6.0 overall score with no component less than 5.56.5 overall score with no component less than 6.0
TOEFLOverall score of 80 21-writing 18- speakingOverall score of 80 21- writing 18- speaking

Cost of Attendance /Tuition fee

Aspirants considering to apply to Lincoln University need to submit proof of their financial assets to the organisation at the time of application. Thus, an estimated distribution of the cost of attendance at Lincoln University is:

Tuition Fee

While the tuition fee varies as per program and level one is enrolled at, the tuition fee for some of the courses is as follows:

ProgrammesUG (in NZD per year)PG (in NZD per year)PhD (in NZD per year)
Commerce28,50028,5007,446
Agriculture Science31,00033,5007,446
Environment, Society and Design28,50028,5007,446

Accommodation Cost

An estimated cost for fully-catered and self-catered accommodation for an aspirant aiming for Lincoln University is 13,923 NZD and 8,385 NZD, respectively.

Scholarships/ Financial Aid

International students can seek financial aid through work-study programme/student loan/scholarships. The scholarships offered by the University are:

  • English for further study award

This scholarship can be availed by any student who successfully finishes at least 12 weeks’ EAP. It offers rebate of 5,400 NZD in tuition fee to students enrolling in certificate/UG programmes.

  • International taught master merit scholarships

Any international student who has completed Bachelors with 75% aggregate/B+ grade is eligible to avail this scholarship worth 10,000 NZD.

  • Degrees offering merit scholarship of 7,000 to 10,000 NZD

Lincoln University also grants 7,000 to 10,000 NZD to meritorious students enrolled in different masters programs. The amount awarded varies as per the course one is registered in.

Lincoln University Alumni

The benefits and services offered to the alumni include career assistance, alumni scholarship for PG study, access to Library, various discounts and offers.

Some of the distinguished alumni of Lincoln University are: Langston Hughes, Melvin B. Tolson, and Frank Coleman.

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Lincoln University Overview

Student Population2426
Average Cost of Attendance$32,830 / Year

Attendance Cost

$32,830

Attendance Cost

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Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$26,355 / Year
Post Graduate Program$32,830 / Year
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    Gerald St near Murray Pl1.09 Km
    Gerald St near Murray Pl1.1 Km
    Gerald St near West Belt1.42 Km
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    James St near North Blt185.22 Km
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    Cottage Cafe1.32 Km
    Black Door Bar and Eatery1.33 Km
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    Subway1.39 Km
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    Super meatsss2.64 Km
    Memorys Cafe and Restaurant4.53 Km
    Hooked Fish & Chips7 Km
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    Tai Tapu Hotel Restaurant, Bar & Function Venue7.24 Km
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    Selwyn Community Pharmacy1.41 Km

    Airport

    Worthy Lodge airstrip (Ladbrooks)4.66 Km

    Book Store

    Ecclesia Books7.89 Km

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