Lubbock Christian University is open to all persons regardless of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, or disabled condition who are otherwise eligible for admission as students. To be considered for admission to distance education programs, the university must have prior state authorization to enroll students in the applicant state of residence. The university may exercise due diligence and deny admission to otherwise qualified individuals who have a history that indicates their presence might endanger members of the university community. In all university educational programs and activities, students are treated without discrimination in their participation. To be considered for admission, an application for admission must be completed and submitted with payment of the non-refundable $25 application fee. Beginning freshmen and transfer students must apply by June 1st for summer or fall entry and December 1st for spring entry. Applications received after the deadline will be considered if space allows. Admitted freshmen must confirm their intention to enroll by remitting a non-refundable $200 tuition advance, which will be applied to their initial tuition bill. Deadlines for remittance of the tuition advance are June 1st for summer or fall entry, December 1st for spring entry, or prior to registration, whichever comes first. Students accepted after the deadline must remit the tuition advance within two weeks of the date of the acceptance letter or prior to registration, whichever comes first. State law requires the meningitis vaccine for students, which must be received at least 10 days before but not more than 5 years before the first day of class. Students 22 or older by the first day of class are exempt from meningitis vaccine requirement. See www.lcu.edu/meningitis for more information. Documents establishing eligibility for admission must be official. Further information can be obtained by calling 1-806-720-7151 or 1-800-933-7601. The Admissions FAX number is 1-806-720-7162. The undergraduate admissions e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Transfers with 15 or fewer hours of credit
Transfers with 16 or more hours of credit
Online Degree Completion Programs
Applicants whose academic records do not meet the standards for Unconditional Admission may be admitted to the university under the following circumstances.
Stipulations applying to the conditionally admitted students during the first semester of enrollment are as follows.
Violation of stipulations is cause for dismissal. Students admitted conditionally will be removed from academic restrictions by achieving the cumulative grade point average required for good academic standing.
Applicants not meeting standards for unconditional admission may appeal, in writing, for special admission. Applicants admitted on appeal are admitted on academic probation. Terms of probation will be determined by admissions appeal committee.
Students who withdraw from the university or are not enrolled for one full semester, must submit a new application for admission, a new health form, and a transcript from each school attended in the interim. Students who were suspended for academic deficiency may apply for readmission to the university after one long semester.
Students who are not seeking a degree may be admitted with a temporary status, but they are limited to nine hours of undergraduate work during an enrollment period. The student will be allowed to complete up to 12 hours of undergraduate work unless they are seeking a degree at another university. When students reach this 12 hour limit, they must apply for unconditional admission. Students applying for temporary admission must re-apply for each enrollment period.
The university has an agreement with Texas Tech University and with South Plains College that allows students enrolled in one institution to register concurrently in the other institution. Freshmen cannot concurrently register without permission from the appropriate academic dean. Texas Tech or South Plains College students seeking a concurrent course at the university must apply through the admissions office. Students seeking concurrent enrollment at another institution must give prior notification to the registrar before applying.
This school is authorized under federal law to enroll international students. The following items must be submitted to the admissions office before the university can issue an I-20 to international students.
English-speaking applicants from native English-speaking countries, including Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, the British Caribbean Islands, Canada, Ireland, Israel, the United Kingdom, and Kenya are not required to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores. The TOEFL or IELTS requirement will be waived for students scoring 430 or above on the SAT Critical Reading test or 18 or above on the ACT English test.
High school students at Lubbock Christian High School may earn up to 20 semester hours of college credit at the university. For more information about this program and the courses being offered, students should contact the School Counselor, Lubbock Christian High School, 2604 Dover Ave., Lubbock, Texas, 79407, 806-796-8700.