#17 Best Private Colleges in Texas

Lubbock Christian University

Lubbock, Texas

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Lubbock Christian University overview
Location Lubbock, Texas
Online lcu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Religious Affiliation Churches of Christ
Lubbock Christian University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Founded in 1957, Lubbock Christian University is a private Christian institution situated in the city of Lubbock, Texas, within the larger South Plains region and located approximately 120 miles south of Amarillo. The 155-acre campus exudes a modern feel with facilities designed to incorporate natural lighting and enhance the learning environment. Lubbock Christian University holds to its roots in the Churches of Christ tradition and maintains a vibrant campus life, with on-campus housing available to students in the form of residence halls and apartments. Academically, the university offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs, with notable emphasis on Nursing, Education, and Biblical Studies. It exhibits a moderately selective admissions process. Despite not being primarily recognized for its athletic programs, LCU competes in the NCAA Division II as the Chaparrals, also known as the Chaps, with basketball and baseball being among the sports offered.

In the most recent statistical year 893 prospective students applied, and 850 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 310 enrolled in the school.  1,209 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 452 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $24,700 plus fees of $200. Lubbock Christian University is ranked 651 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Lubbock Christian University is rated within the lower 45% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Lubbock Christian University overview
SAT 940/1186
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.71

Applications Accepted

Lubbock Christian University overview
Applications Due Jun 1, 2024
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Lubbock Christian University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$200
Room and Board $8,230
Budget for Other Expenses$5,276
Total One Year Cost$39,706

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$49,700 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

48% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Lubbock Christian University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 24%
Education 19%
Health Professions 16%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 7%
Human Services 5%

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