LBC Description

As the name suggests, Lancaster Bible College is committed first and foremost to the Bible. While degrees are offered in a range of subjects, Biblical teachings remain the foundation and central focus of all studies and of student life.

Located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Lancaster Bible College offers undergraduate degrees through seven distinctive departments. These are Arts and Sciences, Bible and Theology, Church and Ministry Leadership, Counseling and Social Work, Education, Health and Physical Education and Worship and Performing Arts.

Graduate degrees are offered in Leadership, Adult Ministries, Marriage and Family Counseling, Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling. There are also several graduate certificate programs in ministerial and pastoral fields.

Since study at Lancaster Bible College is primarily grounded in the Bible, all fields of study integrate Biblical scriptures, teachings and beliefs.

Lancaster Bible College believes that fulfillment of God’s purpose and fulfillment of Biblical teachings in all areas of one’s life, including one’s career, helps students not only with the practical aspects of career development, but also help students to see their career in terms of their spiritual purpose.

Student life is also aimed at helping students to grow and expand spiritually. Therefore, many worship and service opportunities exist on campus. These include mandatory chapel services, one-on-one faculty/student mentoring, weekly worship sessions, student ministry, and various fellowship groups.

Other clubs and organizations at Lancaster are intended to help students cultivate their talents. These include musical performance groups, student government, theater organizations, athletic teams and various clubs.

Most students live on campus in dormitories, which gives them the opportunity to become even more involved in all aspects of student life.

Financial aid is available and may be discussed with a Lancaster Bible College financial aid counselor.

Quick Facts about Lancaster Bible College

Region

Mid-Atlantic

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Private

Affiliation

Evangelical Free Church of America

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Charger

Nickname

LBC

Website

www.lbc.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$16,530

Out-of-State Tuition

$16,530

Retention Rate

76%

Enrollment

948

Year Established

1933

LBC Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
779
Freshman Class
143
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
948

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
82%
Graduate
18%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
95%
Part-Time
5%

Gender of Students

Women
56%
Men
44%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
3%
Asian
1%
Caucasian
88%
Latino
1%
Other
7%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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