Lubbock Christian University

lcuPresident: Dr. Tim Perrin

International Student Coordinator: Shelley Parnell

Address: 5601 19th Street
Lubbock, Texas 79407-2099

Established 1957


School Population

Total number of students: 1,900

Number of countries represented: 15

Student-Faculty ratio: 12:1

Tuition and Fees: $20,360 (2015/16)

Lubbock Christian University

These four core values serve as the cornerstones for our existence:

People – are at the heart of the university. The satisfaction and well-being of students, faculty, staff, parents and churches will be a concern to all.
Continuous Improvement – every area of campus will be expected to improve on a continuing basis.
Team Spirit – is the lifestyle whereby each member will operate unselfishly for the benefit of the whole.
Faith in God – believing that God has sustained the university we will act, trust and pray with God as the most vital force for our future.

Quality Education:

  • Number of Majors: 47 bachelors & 10 masters
  • Professional school acceptance rate: 90%
  • Leading-edge science labs conduct research for industry
  • Job placement after graduation: (Examples)
    In accounting, 99% of grads successful
    In education, 95% of grads successful

Famous Alumni:

  • Dr. Gerald Turner class of ‘65 is President of Southern Methodist University (SMU)
  • Dan Sanders class of ’81 is CEO of United Supermarkets
  • Gary Skidmore class of ‘76 is President of Harte-Hanks, International Company employing 2000+
  • Bill Bundy class of ’78 is VP of International Products and Networks, United Parcel Service (UPS) in France


  • LCU is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
  • State Board for Educator Certification
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission

Bachelor Degree Programs (short list)

  • Agriculture Business
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Communication
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education
  • Mathematics
  • Medical Technology
  • Organizational Management
  • Plant Science
  • Psychology

University Opportunities

  • Internship opportunities and praticum are available
  • International Scholarship = $1,500 per year
  • SAT scholarships based on math and verbal sections only.
    1020 to 1080: $3,500 per year for 4 years
    1280 to 1350: $5,500 per year for 4 years
    1360 to 1450: $6,500 per year for 4 years
    1460 to 1550: $7,500 per year for 4 years
    1560 to 1600: $8,500 per year for 4 years

University Environment

  • Safety measures: 24 hour security police
  • City population: 244,000
  • Average climate during year:
    Average rainfall: 18.6 inches
    Average annual temp: 15.5 Celsius
    Average high temp: 22.7C (32.7C in July)
    Average low temp: 7.7C (-4C in Jan)
  • Airport access: Lubbock International Airport (LBB)

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