Lubbock Christian University (LCU) awards bachelor’s and master’s degrees in more than 70 academic programs. Located in Lubbock, Texas, the private institution was founded in 1957, and a commitment to faith and spiritual growth are cornerstones. LCU also offers a Scholars’ Colloquium and an Honors Program, which provides opportunities to participate in small seminar classes, research assistantships, cultural enrichment opportunities, semester internships, and study abroad programs. A small university, undergraduate enrollment is approximately 1,600. Lubbock Christian University ranks among tier two Western regional universities, according to the 2012 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” list.
With more than 35 undergraduate majors, LCU’s offerings include degrees in ministry, psychology, and education. LCU’s five graduate programs include education and nursing. Some undergraduate and graduate programs can be conducted through Flex Courses, which have an online or blended structure. These include weekend class sessions, night classes, and accelerated courses. Some Flex Course offerings include undergraduate degrees in family studies and social work, and graduate degrees in leadership and nursing. Lubbock University also offers three online degrees: bachelor’s degrees in organizational management and organizational leadership, and a master’s degree in human services.
Lubbock Christian University has been accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools since 1963. Its bachelor’s degree and master’s degree level nursing programs are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.
LCU’s application deadline is 15. High school and/or college transcripts, SAT and/or ACT scores, and the completed application form are due by this date. Students applying for financial aid should also submit the FAFSA form. Transfer students who have a composite score of 18 or higher on the ACT or a total score of 860 or higher on the critical reading and math sections will receive unconditional admission, as long as they graduated from an accredited high school or passed the GED with a minimum score of 45. Graduate students must submit a completed application, along with official school transcripts. Specific admissions requirements and qualifications vary by program, but students may also need to submit a resume, a personal statement, and letters of reference.
Lubbock Christian University
5601 19th Street
Lubbock, TX 79407