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Nashville's Auto-Diesel College

We are waiving our application fee thru April 30th, apply today!


Established in 1919 as Nashville Auto-Diesel College (NADC), Lincoln Tech’s Nashville campus is carrying on the strong, enduring NADC tradition and is continuing to educate generations of students for successful futures in the automotive and skilled trade industries.

Influential partnerships to support your success

  • The Nashville campus enjoys working relationships with multiple Caterpillar dealers throughout the United States, Ryder trucks, Thermo King, and Scott Equipment—as well as other top employers in the auto, diesel, and heavy equipment fields all across America.

Campus features

  • 280,000 square feet real-world training facilities with advanced industry equipment.
  • On-campus housing for students relocating to our school.
  • Campus Hall of Fame where more than 100 years of successful NADC graduates are honored. 

Fill out the form on this page today to learn more about our Nashville campus and the programs available here.

HALL OF FAME SPOTLIGHT:  Graduating from the Nashville Auto-Diesel College in 1987, David Burt went on to work with John Deere and Caterpillar Equipment.  He currently works with Stribling Equipment, a John Deere Construction and Forestry Dealer, as a certified Dealer Instructor.

Lincoln Tech’s COVID-19 Response

We are temporarily transitioning to online instruction to align with safety precautions recommended by the CDC. Our representatives and campuses remain open and available, unless circumstances warrant otherwise. We will continue to monitor the situation as it unfolds. Please see the latest updates here

Student Testimonial


“This is the right school because you're not in a large class at a big university. You can actually have a one-to-one with the teachers and get an understanding of what you're doing.”

Jadarius Kidd | Diesel Graduate


Lincoln has over 20 campuses across the United States, each featuring select programs.


Our representatives will walk you through the admissions process to get you everything you need to get started.

Financial Aid

This year Lincoln schools are awarding over $14 million in grants and scholarships to qualified students nationally.

Launch Your Career in the Healthcare Field

Nashville Auto-Diesel College (NADC) was established in 1919, and our landmark campus has an amazing history of graduating successful technicians for the auto, diesel, collision repair, heavy equipment maintenance, high performance and welding industries. In September 2012, NADC’s named was changed to Lincoln College of Technology, and the College’s mission has continued under its new name.

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