Lancaster Bible College

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world rank  3912

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Established in 1933, Lancaster Bible College is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Lancaster (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Lancaster Bible College (LBC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Nondenominational religion. Lancaster Bible College (LBC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 87 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. LBC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym LBC
Founded 1933
Motto Make Friends - Change Lives
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address 901 Eden Road
Lancaster
17601-5036 Pennsylvania
United States
Tel +1 (717) 569 7071
Fax +1 (717) 560 8213

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 901 Eden Road, Box 83403
Lancaster 17601-5036
(717) 569 7071
800 544 7335

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Nondenominational Christian-Nondenominational

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Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs
2000 Classification Theological seminaries and other specialized faith-related institutions
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, higher part-time institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Lancaster Bible College's Library
Lancaster Bible College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 132,706 physical volumes, 3,606 physical media, 2 digital/electronic medium and 70 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Lancaster Bible College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 450 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1959


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE)
  • Pennsylvania Department of Education
  • Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA)

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