#55 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

Lancaster Bible College

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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Lancaster Bible College overview
Location Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Online lbc.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Lancaster Bible College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Lancaster Bible College, located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is a private institution established in 1933 that integrates a biblical worldview into its curriculum across various academic programs. Set in a suburban area, the college provides a serene environment conducive to study, with facilities that support both academic and spiritual life. The campus is characterized by contemporary architecture and offers residential options for students who wish to live on campus. Academically, the college is known for programs in Biblical Studies, Theology, and Christian Ministry, reflecting its core mission. The admissions process at Lancaster Bible College is considered to be moderately selective. While not primarily recognized for its athletic programs, the college fields teams in several sports and competes in the NCAA Division III as the Chargers.

In the most recent statistical year 351 prospective students applied, and 341 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 184 enrolled in the school.  923 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,143 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $27,760 plus fees of $700. Lancaster Bible College is ranked 842 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Lancaster Bible College is rated within the lower 38% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Lancaster Bible College overview
SAT 1010/1220
ACT 20/25
Estimated GPA 3.31

Applications Accepted

Lancaster Bible College overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Lancaster Bible College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$700
Room and Board $11,190
Budget for Other Expenses$2,350
Total One Year Cost$43,000

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$34,900 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

49% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Lancaster Bible College students
Subject Percent of Class
Theology and Religious Vvocations 93%
Education 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=213400 IPEDS survey data for Lancaster Bible College.

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