Awards and Recognition

Organizations from across the country have recognized Lubbock Christian University’s efforts to offer a quality education that goes beyond the classroom, delivered from professors who have real world experience and who care about their students on a personal level. We are grateful for the various awards and want to share those with you so that you may be assured your academic pursuits at LCU will be a transformative experience.  Below are a few awards we have received in the past.

2018 Great College to Work For

Great Colleges to Work For

Awarded By: The Chronicle of Higher Education

LCU was recognized for performing well in ten areas, including Collaborative Governance, Confidence in Senior Leadership, Facilities, Workspace, and Security, Job Satisfaction, Professional/Career Development Programs, Respect and Appreciation, Supervisor/Department Chair Relationship, Teaching Environment (faculty only), Tenure Clarity and Process (faculty only), and Work/Life Balance.

2018-2019 College of Distinction

2018-2019 College of Distinction

Awarded By: Colleges of Distinction

To be recognized as a College of Distinction, the school must have four distinct qualities: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant community, and successful outcomes.

Best Colleges Shaping the Next Generation

Best Colleges Shaping the Next Generation

Awarded By: Online College Database

LCU’s Education Program was recognized based on esteemed faculty, research facilities and innovative methodology in education curriculum.

2019 Military Friendly® School

Military Friendly School Award

Awarded By: Military Friendly®

Military Friendly® Schools provide a consistent standard to provide the best opportunities and conditions for our nation’s student veterans. Military Friendly® helps military families make the best use of the Post-9/11 GI Bill and other federal benefits while allowing us to further our goal of assisting them in finding success in their chosen career fields.

Highest Return on Investment (ROI) College in Texas

Awarded By: Affordable Colleges Online

LCU was chosen for showing consistent payoff in the workplace after graduation. AC Online identified LCU among colleges in Texas where degrees pay off the most over a lifetime based on criteria including tuition and graduate’s average starting salaries. Read the LCU article on this recognition.

Most Affordable Online Colleges in Texas

Most Affordable Online Colleges in Texas

Awarded By: Affordable Colleges Online

To be recognized, the school’s online programs must have acclaimed curriculum, admission requirements, and faculty. At LCU, we aim to provide our online students with the same personalized attention a student would get in our face-to-face classes.

2013 Private University of the Year

President Perrin accepting the award from the Washington Center

Awarded By: The Washington Center

TWC places some 1500-2000 students in internships each year, coming from over 450 colleges and universities, including public institutions, as well as private institutions. Each year TWC executives and staff select one public and one private school to honor as “the best.” Read the LCU article.

LEED Platinum Rating: Cardwell Welcome Center

LEED Platinum Rating: Cardwell Welcome Center

Awarded By: The U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

The Cardwell Welcome Center sits at the front of the campus and is the first building seen by LCU guests.  It has been awarded the highest rating the council grants for many eco-friendly details including ground source heat pumps, light harvesting, and double-pane glass.