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Lancaster, PA 17601-5036
p. 717-569-7071
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Lancaster Bible College

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Lancaster Bible College is unique in its study options. The university has disability services as well, so be sure to inquire about them if needed. That is, the university has a Accelerated Program, Double Major, Independent Study, Internships, Study Abroad and Teacher Certification. Further, when any student is looking for some counseling or other types of support, Campus Ministries/Chaplain, Career Counseling, Employment Service, Financial Aid Counseling, Freshman Orientation Program, Health Services, Personal Counseling and Placement Service can help. There’s never a reason to feel alone in your studies either, since there are academic support services like Extensive Undergraduate Evening or Early Morning Classes, Learning Center, Reduced Course Load, Remedial Instruction, Study Skills Assistance and Tutoring.

The following are the types of degrees and majors offered at Lancaster Bible College.

Elementary Education, Physical Education
Business, Management, & Marketing:
Administrative/Secretarial Services

Additionally, for international students, the application fee is 25. Are you an international student? The Fall application deadline for international students is the 1st of August.

Most Popular Fields of Study


Admission policy is currently Percent applicants admitted: 57%. Remember that this can change at any time. Transfer student are not ignored. For one thing, there were one hundred and twenty total number of transfer students who applied and sixty-seven total number of transfer students who were admitted. This school did not report their application fee.

In the same way, if you wish to apply with priority status make sure you application is in by the 1st of August. For priority students, financial aid applications are due no later than the 1st of May. It is also very important to submit financial aid applications as quickly as possible, make sure to check with the university about the specific date for this year. For all student applicants, the Fall application deadline is the 1st of August. Will you make it in time? Make sure to know when all the due dates and deadlines take place. The regular application due date was not reported. the SAT subject section score due date was not reported. SAT and ACT score reports are due the 28th of August and

Financial Aid

Financial aid for students is readily accessible at this school. Financial aid distribution is at fifty-six percent scholarships per grants and forty-four percent loans per jobs. Similarly, need based financial aid distribution is determined through Academics, Music/Drama, Alumni Affiliation, Leadership and State/District Residency. If you are not a need based student, non-need distribution for financial aid is determined by Academics, Music/Drama, Alumni Affiliation, Leadership and State/District Residency. Financial aid forms are FAFSA and State aid form.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 2043rd for the average student loan amount.
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The school’s size is approximately six hundred and seventy-nine degree-seeking undergrads, two hundred and three first-time degree-seeking freshmen and one hundred and seventy-two graduate enrollment. Additionally, it is part of an Suburban setting, Small city (50,000 – 249,999) and Residential campus. The university is a Private, Bible College, Four-year, Christian, nondenominational, Coed, where 57 percent of the applicants were admitted, Regionally accredited and Association for Biblical Higher Education. Furthermore, the student body consists of seventy percent in-state students, thirty percent out-of-state students, seven percent part-time students, fifty-seven percent women, forty-three percent men, sixteen percent in top 10th of graduating class, thirty-four percent in top quarter of graduating class and sixty-two percent in top half of graduating class. Lancaster Bible College offers Associate, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees.

This school features the Suburban setting, Small city (50,000 – 249,999) and Residential campus. In other words, the school is located 64 miles from Philadelphia.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Student Graduation Demographics


The following sports can be found here:

  • Men’s Intercollegiate Baseball
  • Men’s Intercollegiate, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural and Women’s Intramural Basketball
  • Men’s Intercollegiate, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural and Women’s Intramural Soccer
  • Men’s Intramural and Women’s Intramural Softball
  • Men’s Intramural and Women’s Intramural Table_tennis
  • Men’s Intercollegiate, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural and Women’s Intramural Volleyball
The Chargers are a member of NCCAA.

Information Summary

Ranks 101st in Pennsylvania and 1122nd overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 3 0.25
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft 2 0.17
Arrest N/A N/A

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 245 0.41
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 5 0.01
Forcible Rape 37 0.06
Robbery 217 0.36
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 531 0.89
Larceny 2,378 4.00
Vehicle theft 105 0.18

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Lancaster, PA 17601-5036
Surrounding communityLarge suburb (inside urban area but outside city, pop. over 250,000)
Total Population45,546 (45,457 urban / 89 rural)
Households17,996 (2.46 people per house)
Median Household Income$54,470
Families12,871 (2.94 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Special Focus Institutions — Theological seminaries, Bible colleges, and other faith-related institutions
Undergraduate PopulationN/A
EnrollmentHigh undergraduate
Size & SettingN/A

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringDoctoral degree
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District4216

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

Ranks 1329th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $17,640 $17,640 $17,640
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $630 $630 $630
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $590 $590 $590
FT Graduate Tuition $9,270 $9,270 $9,270
FT Graduate Required Fees $150 $150 $150
PT Graduate per Credit Hour $515 $515 $515
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $29,980 $29,980 $29,980
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $27,470 $27,470 $27,470
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $21,970 $21,970 $21,970

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $17,160 $17,740 $17,160 $17,740 $17,160 $17,740
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,100(N/C)
On-Campus – Room & Board $7,470 $7,810
On-Campus – Other Expenses $2,500(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board N/A $5,000
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses N/A $2,500
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board N/A $2,500

Admission Details

Effective as of 2014-09-19
Application Fee RequiredN/A
Undergraduate Application Fee$25
Graduate Application Fee$25
First Professional Application FeeN/A
Applicants 535 (223 male / 312 female)
Admitted 311 (122 male / 189 female)
Admission rate 58%
First-time Enrollment 215 (99 male / 116 female)
FT Enrollment 195 (88 male / 107 female)
PT Enrollment 20 (11 male / 9 female)
Total Enrollment1,763

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record  /   / 
College Prep. CompletionN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scores
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Athletics - Association Memberships

Sports / Athletic Conference Memberships NCAA, NCCAA

ACT Test Admission

1133rd for 75pctl scores
Applicants submitting ACT results 17%
Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) 16 / 23
Math scores (25/75 %ile) 16 / 23
Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 16 / 22

SAT Test Admission

706th for 75pctl scores
Applicants submitting SAT results 94%
Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) 440 / 570
Math scores (25/75 %ile) 420 / 560
Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 860 / 1130

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm Capacity433
Meals per Week20
Room Fee$3,530
Board Fee$4,480

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

Total 67 11 8 255 349
Bible/Biblical Studies 56 10 6 201 280
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services 6 6
Elementary Education and Teaching 14 15
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling 1 4 5
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor 2 2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 4 4
Special Education and Teaching, Other 1 1
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other 11 1 1 23 36

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 2731st for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $56,409 ($57,474 male / $47,382 female)
Number of FT Faculty 62 (48 male / 14 female)
Number of PT Faculty 161
FT Faculty Ratio 0.4 : 1
Total Benefits $886,392

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