Lubbock Christian University Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

Lubbock Christian University
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Lubbock Christian University Admissions Overview:

With an acceptance rate of 95%, Lubbock Christian University is generally open to all applicants. Interested students can apply through the school's website, and will need to submit scores from the SAT or ACT as part of the application. While the majority of applicants submit ACT scores, both tests are equally accepted by the school. Additional requirements include high school transcripts.

A campus visit is not required, but is always encouraged. Visit LCU's website for more information (or contact the admissions office) for detailed instructions and important deadlines.

Admissions Data (2016):

Lubbock Christian University Description:

Located in Lubbock, Texas, Lubbock Christian University was founded in the 1950s. It is affiliated with the Churches of Christ, and was originally started as a junior college. Students can choose from over 50 bachelor degree programs (or 14 graduate programs), with top choices including business, nursing, education, psychology, ministry, and criminal justice. Academics at LCU are supported by a solid 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio.

High-achieving students can join the LCU honors program. Outside of the classroom, students can join a range of clubs and organizations, ranging from intramural sports to religious clubs to performing arts ensembles to academic honor societies. In athletics, the LCU Chaparrals (and Lady Chaps) compete within the NCAA Division II Heartland Conference.

Popular sports include basketball, soccer, track and field, volleyball, softball, golf, and cross country.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,912 (1,471 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 40% Male / 60% Female
  • 86% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $21,166
  • Books: $1,100 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $7,260
  • Other Expenses: $4,658
  • Total Cost: $34,184

Lubbock Christian University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 98%
    • Loans: 89%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $10,473
    • Loans: $11,144

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Nursing, Elementary Education, Physical Education, Social Work, Youth Ministry, Psychology, Criminal Justice

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 65%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 43%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 29%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 39%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Baseball, Soccer, Track and Field, Basketball, Golf, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Softball, Track and Field

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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