• Address: 5601 19th Street, Lubbock, Texas 79407-2099

  • Phone Number: (806) 796-8800

  • Website: https://lcu.edu/

About

Lubbock Christian University (LCU) is a private not-for-profit type institution established in the year 1957. The university has a religious affiliation with the Churches of Christ faith. It has over 65 undergraduate majors, a scholars colloquium and several schools.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 12:1.

  • The acceptance rate at LCU is 95%.

  • The university has a total graduation rate of 39%.

  • The student population consists of 1,912 students out of which 1,336 are full-time and 576 are part-time students. 

  • The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges(SACSCOC).


Online Education at LCU

The university offers a variety of online programs which can be accessed at the online portal and the prospectus is arranged in a flexible format. It offers assorted courses which are completely accessible online and easy to navigate.

  • The university provides numerous online programs for students who find it difficult to pursue education on campus. Some of the degrees offered by the university are Bachelors’ Degree, and Master’s Degree. It also offers Certificate and Post- Masters Certificate programs. 

  • Students can access many resources by logging into university website and view course content, individual and group projects, communicate with other professors, access every week online learning labs, e-books, trade journals, have professor led group chats, and access digital library.


Reviews

Reviews of the university say that students have found the university supportive and flexible and also state the following.

  • Students love the Bible classes, small campus, and small classes as well. 

  • Student career prospects and value of a degree is excellent due to the fact that the school is so good and takes students seriously.

  • The university environment is very friendly. There are passionate teachers in every classroom and are approachable.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit

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Headquartered at

Lubbock, Texas

FAFSA/Federal School Code

003586

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Institutional Accreditation

SACSCOC

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Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: https://lcu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 12: 1
Total Population 1,912
Student Population Full Time: 1,336 Part Time: 576
Gender Division Male: 36 % Female: 64 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 34 %

The College Monk

Female: 43 %

Total Graduation Rate: 39 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Lubbock Christian University (LCU) offers 42 online programs across 9 Majors

Education

Offering 19 programs accross 2 degrees

Human Services

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Nursing

Offering 4 programs accross 2 degrees

Psychology

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Accounting

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Theology

Offering 3 programs accross 1 degrees

Business Management

Offering 7 programs accross 1 degrees

Information Systems

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Media Studies

Offering 3 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

Lubbock Christian University (LCU) Acceptance Rate is 95%

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $25
Graduate Application Fee $35

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 852
Total Applicants Admitted 812
Applicants Enrolled 320
Full time Applicants Enrolled 320
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Lubbock Christian University (LCU) Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 82
Number of students submitting ACT scores 238
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 26%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 74%
SAT Math 495 average 440 - 550 range
SAT Critical Reading 492 average 430 - 555 range
SAT Writing 484 average 420 - 548 range
ACT Composite 22 average 19 - 25 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial Aid programs and support are obtainable for the students in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans and work-study. Students looking for financial aid facilities can fill the FAFSA form. Lubbock Christian University (LCU) the federal school code is 003586.

Grants are a type of financial aid which a student doesn't have to repay back. Several grants are based on financial need, and many grants take factors such as academic performance, and/or residential status and academic degree program into consideration.

  • Federal Aids available for the student includes Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loans and others.

  • The State Aid available for the students is Texas Tuition Equalization Grant (TEG).

  • Institutional Aid awarded to the students is the National Merit Scholarship, Honors Scholarship, Home School Graduate Scholarship, LCU Grant Program, and more. 

  • Some of the Military Aids available for the students are Post 9/11 GI Bill and the Tuition Assistance program.

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $5,920 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2018
Federal supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant $1,000 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2018
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $9,840 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Direct Unsubsidized loan $9,840 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Direct PLUS Loans $9,840 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Federal Perkins Loans $9,840 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study $9,840 U.S. Citizen or non-citizen eligible Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2018

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Grants and Scholarships

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Texas Tuition Equalization Grant (TEG) $3,364 Residents Of Texas. Demonstrate Financial Need. October 1st, 2018

Data Source: https://lcu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
National Merit Scholarship $2,000 Full-time Student. 3.25 GPA. Varies
Honors Scholarship $1,000 Full-time Student. ACT 27. 3.4 GPA Varies
Home School Graduate Scholarship $500 Full-time student. Graduate. 2.50 GPA. Varies
LCU Student Success Scholarships $500 Satisfactory Academic Progress. Full-time Student. Varies
Institutional Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
LCU Grant Program $7,866 Demonstrate Financial Need. Full-time student. Varies

Data Source: https://lcu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $11,801 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Tuition Assistance Varies Members of Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Varies

Data Source: https://lcu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $17,605
$30,001 - $48,000 $19,916
$48,001 - $75,000 $22,019
$75,001 - $110,000 $21,660
Over $110,000 $22,952

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 35% $3,933
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 98% $10,473
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 35% $4,380
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 91% $7,866
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 89% $11,144
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 89% $9,840
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 21,071
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 48 $10,972
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 41 $11,801
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 7 $6,115

Data Source: https://lcu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Library

The university library has thousands of resources such as databases, e-books, journals, course books, research papers, and many other things.

The library is equipped with the latest technological advancements and has electronic resources, journals, periodic subscriptions, and many such resources. Students can get inter-library loans, find books with one search and access many more resources.

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