Lubbock Christian University

2014 Quick Stats
5601 19th Street

Lubbock, TX 79407

Phone: (806) 796-8800
2013-2014 Tuition
tuition and fees
male /
Jun. 1
application deadline

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U.S. News Rankings

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RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Regional Universities (West)

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Lubbock Christian University is a private institution that was founded in 1957. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,640, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 155 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Lubbock Christian University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (West), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $18,740 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Lubbock Christian University was founded by members of the Churches of Christ dedicated to restoring New Testament Christianity. To honor its heritage, the university is committed to imparting this faith and its values to future generations. The mission of Lubbock Christian University is to educate students, imparting values for scholarship and for living. Through its baccalaureate and graduate programs, the university challenges students to think critically, to excel in their disciplines, and to model Christ.
Academic Achievements
With more than 35 undergraduate majors, a Scholars Colloquium, and an Honors Program, LCU emphasizes excellence in academics.
Character Counts
Whether you choose the tradition of Praise Choir or step up and lead Faith in Action, at LCU your character will form the foundation for your success. LCU is an NAIA Champion of Character Institution and one of only six Texas schools to be named to the Templeton Honor Roll of Character Building Colleges.
Active Lifestyle
From the team-building hilarity of Master Follies to the outrageous stress relief of TWIRP Week, at LCU you won't have time to be bored. You can choose from more than 25 student organizations and more than 13 intramural sports. Keep fit at the Field House, our newly-renovated 70,000-square-foot recreation facility. Cheer on the Chaps (including our 2009 national champion baseball team) or Lady Chaps (including our 2008 national champion softball team.) Travel the world through study abroad programs. Or take part in a student-led Spring Break campaign reaching points across the country and around the world.
Keeping it Green
LCU is one of the greenest campuses in the country, and as a student here, you can help ensure it stays that way. We're innovators in energy conservation, recycling, sustainability, and waste reduction, and we voluntarily seek LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for new campus construction projects.
The Lubbock Experience
When you come to LCU, you will be within 20 miles of 1,800 retail stores, 337 restaurants, 65 public parks, 34 movie theater screens, nine golf courses, and nine libraries, as well as the Preston Smith Lubbock International Airport.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1957
Religious affiliation Churches of Christ
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment $14,394,362


When applying to Lubbock Christian University, it's important to note the application deadline is June 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Lubbock Christian University is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 92.9 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 92.9%
Application deadline June 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Lubbock Christian University is 13:1, and the school has 54.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Lubbock Christian University include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies; and Public Administration and Social Service Professions. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 63.5 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 13:1
4-year graduation rate 25%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Health Professions and Related Programs 23%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 20%
Education 17%
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 7%
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 5%

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Student Life

Lubbock Christian University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,640, with a gender distribution of 40.1 percent male students and 59.9 percent female students. At this school, 65 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 35 percent of students live off campus. Lubbock Christian University is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment 2,135
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

Lubbock Christian University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health service. Lubbock Christian University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Lubbock Christian University, 90 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Lubbock Christian University.

Students who have cars on campus 90%
Health insurance offered No

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Paying for School

At Lubbock Christian University, 73.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $9,371.

Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.

Tuition and fees $18,740 (2013-14)
Room and board $5,650 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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