Lancaster Bible College: Ranking & Review

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Lancaster Bible College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate72%72%72%
Applicants376185191
Admissions270133137
Enrolled undergraduates1598673
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,2071,1271,080

1,005 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

204 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores128
Percent of students submitting SAT scores81%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
535
Math
520

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores36
Percent of students submitting ACT scores23%
ACT Composite
22
ACT English
23
ACT Math
20

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $25. Application fee for graduates - $40.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Lancaster Bible College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$34,680$34,680
Off-campus$32,930$32,930
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $8,750 and other expenses per full academic year.

Lancaster Bible College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 500 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$21,900$21,900
Fees for full-time undergraduates$680$680
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$753$753
Tuition for Full-time graduates$9,960$9,960
Fees for full-time graduates$150$150
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$535$535

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Theology and Religious Vocations3319452279
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1419437
Education25227
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2626
Psychology2121
Health Professions and Related Programs1212
Visual and Performing Arts77
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services77
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies55
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Grand Total33299854421

A total of 332 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Lancaster Bible College.

At the master's and doctor's level 89 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate57%53%61%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%
  • Part-time retention rate - 29%

General info

Alternative namesLBC
Founded1933
MottoMake Friends - Change Lives
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementLancaster Bible College exists to educate Christian students to think and live a biblical worldview and to proclaim Christ by serving him in the Church and society.
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff266
Instructional FTE137
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.lbc.edu
Address901 Eden Rd
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 17601-5036
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population59,000
Phone7175697071
Fax+1 (717) 560 8213

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