Lincoln Trail College is a coeducational, private, higher educational institution. It enrolls students in associate and bachelor degree programs in history, political science, literature, accounting, sociology, computer science, international studies, economics, criminal justice and philosophy. The college additionally offers technical certificate courses in office management, pharmacy, nursing, desktop publishing and horticulture. Lincoln Trail College provides opportunities to participate in student senate as well as in various athletic activities, such as basketball, softball, golf and baseball. It has a computer lab, cafeteria, college store, and library and media center. The college provides continuing education, career guidance and personal counseling services. It is a part of Illinois Eastern Community College and is affiliated with Franklin University.