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Study at Lubbock Christian University

Lubbock Christian University, popularly referred to as LCU, was established in 1957. It is a private institution and is located in Lubbock, Texas. The campus of the university is spread across an area of 155 acres. LCU awards associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees in various Course Topics including liberal arts and education, biblical studies and behavioral sciences, and professional studies, among others. Various online courses and weekend programs are also available in the institution.

Lubbock Christian University sponsors several men's and women's sports teams. They compete in the intramural sports categories of flag football, softball, volleyball, roller hockey, and basketball. The campus is home to several student clubs and organizations. These include the Kappa Phi Kappa, Zeta Gamma, Behavioral Sciences Society, Criminal Justice Association, and Agriculture Club. Among the notable alumni of LCU include Gerald Turner, President of Southern Methodist University; and James Johnson, President of Ohio Valley University.

Profile of Lubbock Christian University

Lubbock Christian is found in Lubbock, TX. Lubbock is a medium-sized city. Applicants to the school are attracted by its Churches of Christ identity. Lubbock Christian is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Master's degree at the school.

Course Topics

Lubbock Christian has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. The school is known for its programs in education and teaching and family and social work.

Lubbock Christian Selectivity

Admission to Lubbock Christian is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 440. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 450 and 530.


Lubbock Christian has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 1, 960 in 2007 at the school.

Student Life

Lubbock Christian offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Sooner Athletic Conference.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The mission of Lubbock Christian University is to teach students the spiritual dimension of life, provide a quality education, and impart a system of values for living and for service to family, community and church. "

Lubbock Christian Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management112business management, accounting, marketing, finance
Education and Teaching110early childhood education, educational administration, secondary teaching, elementary school teaching, middle school teaching, special ed, physical education teaching, music teaching, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine66registered nursing
Family and Social Work48social work, family systems
Religion and Philosophy26bible studies, youth ministry, missionary studies, ministry
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy22exercise science, sports and fitness management
Liberal Arts17humanities, liberal arts and sciences
Science17biology, chemistry
Computer Science and Engineering13computer and info science
Security and Law Enforcement12criminal justice and administration
Design12design and visual communication
Therapy and Counselling11psychology
Media9organizational communications
Animal Science and Care4animal science
Landscaping and Horticulture3plant sciences
Agricultural Science and Management1agricultural management, agriculture
Art Studies0art studies

Contact: Lubbock Christian

Lubbock Christian University

5601 19th Street

Lubbock, TX 79407-2099

General Phone: (806) 796-8800


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