Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and authorized as postsecondary educational institution by Tennessee Higher Education Commission.
From Accredited Institute, the course should be passed within last 5 years with a grade of 'C' or above. The course content should match
Tennessee - TN (Nashville)
Title IV Funding (Federal financial aid | Stafford loans | PLUS loans | Pell grants | Supplemental Educational Opportunity grants)
The Lincoln College is committed to the mission of providing education and training to the students so that they could achieve proficiency through a skill oriented curriculum. The institution shows commitment to deliver best educational and training programs to enable the students to accomplish career goals.
Nashville Auto-Diesel College was established by Mr. H.O. Balls in 1919. The first training course of the institution was of Auto Mechanics. The 1920 catalog of the college was a leaflet that contained student’s testimonials showing an appreciation for assistance in getting jobs.
In mid-twenties the college received its first foreign student and gradually the market area of the college was expanded to all states and 62 foreign countries. In 1935, Diesel engine was included in the course and in 1946 collision repair and refinishing technology were added to the course.
In 1987, Nashville Auto-Diesel College established a Graduate Hall of Fame to honor outstanding graduates. Nashville Acquisition, L.L.C acquired NADC in February 2003. However, in 2011 Nashville Auto-Diesel College became a branch campus to Lincoln College of Technology.
51 campuses in 17 states under 5 brands are being operated currently by Lincoln Educational Services Corporation.
Lincoln College is dedicated to the provision of high-quality, up-to-date instructional programs structured for the students who seek educational excellence. The college considers concern for individual needs, interests and abilities as distinctive features of educational philosophy.
The college believes that the education enhances the intellectual horizons of the students and increases the moral worth and dignity of individuals.
Accreditation is reckoned as a standard against which the schools, colleges and universities are evaluated in context of the quality of education, and the operating practices.
In order to confirm the high standards of educational excellence, the accreditation agencies continuously evaluate the integrity, continuous improvement, accountability and open communication of the institutions which reside on their rosters.
The accreditation instills confidence in the educational community and institutions' constituencies. In order to evaluate the transfers of credit and applications for postgraduate study, the colleges and universities also rely on the accreditation status.
The Lincoln College is majorly accredited by the following.
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, ACCSC
Association and memberships
Following are the associations and memberships which are attached to Lincoln College.
Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC)
Technical Maintenance Council (TMC)
North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT)
WQT (Welding Qualify Test) Test Center
The college does not guarantee job placements. However, it does provide vocational services to its students and graduates. The college provides guidance for personal development and interviewing techniques. It also provides
information for the development of resumes.
Access to a career services online-website is also provided where students can get placement services.
The graduation rates listed below are based upon a limited cohort of full time first-time students who initiated their program of study between 9/1/2008 – 8/31/2009 and completed the program within 150% of normal program length.
American Indian or Alaska Native
Black or African American
Two or more races
Race and Ethnicity Unknown
The retention rates listed below are based on first-time students who were enrolled in the institution as full time in fall of 2010 and were still enrolled or completed during the fall of 2011.
Full Time Retention
Still Enrolled or Completed
Area of Study
Health Sciences Schools
Skilled Trades Schools
Business & IT Schools
Spa & Cosmetology Schools
Professional and highly trained staff
Career oriented education
Day, Afternoon and Evening classes
Financial aid for those who qualify
Career placement assistance
Established in 1919
National accreditation and State licensing
Part time job assistance
Approved for veteran’s training
Global community: Students from all over U.S and 62 other countries.
Title IV Funding
- Stafford loans
- PLUS loans
- Pell grants
- Supplemental Educational Opportunity grants
- Federal Academic Competitiveness Grant(ACG)
- National Science & Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (NAtionla SMART Grant)
- Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
- Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant
- Federal Work Study (FW-S)
- Federal Perkins Loan program (FPLP)
- Federal Direct Loan Programs (FDLP) (Subsidized/Unubsidized)