Melrose Park, IL

Lincoln Tech in Melrose Park, IL Train for one of 85,000 jobs opening around Illinois by 2026*

Located just outside of Chicago in the suburb of Melrose Park, Lincoln Tech has been an important part of the Chicago community for more than 100 years. Originally founded in 1902 as Greer College of Automotive Engineering, the campus joined the Lincoln family of schools in 1969. Today students can pursue hands-on career paths in the auto, collision repair, electrical and electronics, and healthcare industries – fields that combine for more than 85,000 jobs being added across Illinois by 2026.

Nearly 4 out of 5 graduates get jobs in their fields upon completing their training at the Melrose Park campus**, and an active Hall of Fame makes this campus a school like no other. We’re proud of our long list of life-changing success stories and our many successful alumni, and we invite you to start writing your own story at our campus.

Programs and Partnerships

Automotive Technology – ask about the special Audi Education Partnership Program, or pursue an Associates Degree in Service Management for added earning potential when you graduate.

Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology – a convenient Blended Learning format lets you complete some of your coursework online from home so you can spend more time on campus painting, airbrushing, and performing hands-on auto body repairs. Illinois is a Top 10 state for average pay rates in this field*.

Electrical and Electronic Systems Technology – Illinois offers the country’s second-highest average pay rates for electricians*, and our program adds low-voltage electronic systems skills so you can expand your career possibilities after graduation.

Medical Assistant – train to assist doctors while working directly with patients in a rewarding healthcare support career.


Campus Features

Whether your passion is cars or the reward of working with patients in the healthcare industry, or if you love the idea of working with electricity, Lincoln Tech's Melrose Park campus has everything you need to lay the foundation for an outstanding new career:

  • 90,000 square feet of training space – including labs, classrooms, collision workshops and auto shops
  • Sixteen auto bays, nine lifts, nine “drive-in” classrooms and an Auto Web Tech Lab
  • Hiring partnerships with local auto body shops
  • A fully-wired “Smart House,” where students enrolled for EEST career training study high and low-voltage hardware systems and practice wiring security systems, entertainment systems, integrated thermostat systems and more behind walls in a structure that looks and feels like a real home
  • Medical labs and simulated doctor offices for Medical Assistant training
  • One of the largest, most active Halls of Fame in the Lincoln Tech family of schools
  • Scholarships, grants, and other financial aid options for those who qualify
  • Career services specialists to help you launch your career when you graduate

What’s Nearby:

Lincoln Tech’s Melrose Park campus is just an hour outside of Chicago, and easy to get to from I-90, I-290, and I-294. It’s also close to:

  • Chicago O’Hare National Airport
  • Navy Pier
  • The Lake Michigan shoreline
  • Soldier Field, home of the Chicago Bears
  • Wrigley Field and Comiskey Park

Find out how you can become a student at Lincoln Tech in Melrose Park. Contact our Admissions Staff and start your success story today.


Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. A branch of the New Britain, CT, campus.

Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park, IL is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education. Complaints against this school may be registered with the Board of Higher Education, 1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 300, Springfield, IL 62701, Complaint Hotline (217) 557-7359, www.ibhe.org


* Career growth projections can be found at careeronestop.org for the years 2016-2026. Ranks reflect comparisons among 48 continental U.S. states. Salary information is based on median salary information collected for the year 2017. Data is current as of September 30, 2018.

** As reported to the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) in the Melrose Park campus’ 2018 G&E Report.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended the Melrose, Park, IL campus and enrolled in a program can be found at:
http://www.lincolntech.edu/campus/melrose-park-il/consumer-info

Campus Address

8317 W. North Avenue
Melrose Park, IL 60160
Phone: (708) 344-4700

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