Lubbock Christian University Admissions: Everything You Want to and Need to Know

Overview of Lubbock Christian University

Situated in Lubbock, Texas, Lubbock Christian University was founded in the 1950s. It is associated with the Churches of Christ and was originally started as a junior college. The institution has a large selection of over 50undergraduate and graduate degree programs for students to choose from. Students are supported by a robust 13 to 1 student/faculty ratio, and professors take a personalized approach to the teaching and learning process. Outside of the classroom, students will find plenty of opportunities to engage with the campus community via many clubs and organizations.

The LCU Chaparrals (and Lady Chaps) play within the NCAA Division II Heartland Conference. Popular sports include basketball, soccer, Track & Field, volleyball, softball, golf, and cross country.


  • Total Enrollment: 1,805 (1,439 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 40% Male/60% Female
  • 88% Full-time

Cost of Attendance Information

  • Tuition and fees: $23,330
  • Books: $1,200
  • Room and board: $6,790
  • Other expenses: $4,942
  • Total cost: $36,262

Financial Aid Information

  • Percentage of new students receiving aid: 100%
  • Percentage of new students receiving types of aid:
    • Grants: 99%
    • Loans: 91%
  • Mean amount of aid:
    • Grants: $11,265
    • Loans: $11,048

Academic Programs Offered

  • Most popular majors: Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies; and Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Retention and Graduation

  • First-year student retention (full-time students): 69%
  • Transfer out rate: 32%
  • 4-year graduation rate: 32%
  • 6-year graduation rate: 47%

NCAA Athletic Programs

  • Men’s sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field
  • Women’s sports: Basketball, Cheerleading-Dance Team, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball

Overview of Lubbock Christian University Admissions

With an acceptance rate of 90%, Lubbock Christian University is generally open to all applicants. Students whose SAT/ACT scores and GPA are within the institution’s requirements have a good chance of being admitted. Applicants must complete an online application and send test scores from either the SAT or ACT and high school transcripts. Glowing recommendation letters can bolster your application, along with being involved with student organizations and attempting a challenging course load. Interested students should check out the university’s website, which has helpful tips and contact information for the admissions offices.

Admissions Data                        

  • Percent of Applicants Admitted: 90%
  • Test Scores – 25th/75th Percentile
    • SAT Critical Reading: 480/620
    • SAT Math: 475/590
    • SAT Writing: -/-
    • ACT Cumulative: 18/25
    • ACT English: 16/25
    • ACT Math: 17/25

Safety Net Schools: Easy to Gain Admission

If past admission data predicts that you would be a competitive candidate for Lubbock Christian University, it should be easy to gain admissions to the schools below. If Lubbock Christian University is currently out of your reach, then you are sure to be a competitive candidate for the schools below.

University of Texas at El Paso, University of California, Merced, California State University Sacramento, California State University Northridge, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Kean University, California State University Los Angeles

Same Tier: Just As Hard to Gain Admission

If you’re a competitive candidate for Lubbock Christian University, you should have an equal chance of gaining admissions at these schools.

Texas State University, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis, Rider University, Old Dominion University, Georgia State University, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Reach Institutions: Gaining Admissions Will Be More of a Challenge

These schools are more challenging to gain admission into than Lubbock Christian University. If you improve your GPA and SAT/ACT scores, you’ll be a competitive candidate.

Quinnipiac University, Ohio University, University of Alabama, Pace University, University of North Texas, California State University Long Beach, Florida Gulf Coast University

Applying to Lubbock Christian University

Application Deadline: June 1

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