Lubbock Christian University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$21,594

3% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$21,913

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

7.38%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

94.1%

810 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,883

71.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

46.7%

150 Graduates

About

Lubbock Christian University is a higher education institution located in Lubbock County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Lubbock Christian University were Registered Nursing (85 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (26 degrees), and General Psychology (16 degrees).

In 2017, 479 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lubbock Christian University. 69.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (333 degrees), 3.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (98 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lubbock Christian University is $21,594, which is $861 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lubbock Christian University is $21,594, which is $861 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,913.

In 2017, 86% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 80% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$21,594

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Lubbock Christian University was $21,594. The cost of tuition at Lubbock Christian University is $861 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$21,913

2017 Value

4%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Lubbock Christian University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,913. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Lubbock Christian University grew by 4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,260

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lubbock Christian University was of $7,260 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 3.01% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

86%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

80%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Lubbock Christian University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.18% with respect to 2016, when 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

7.38%

2016 Default Rate

47

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Lubbock Christian University was 7.38%, which represents 47 out of the 637 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Lubbock Christian University received 810 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 4.93% annual decline. Out of those 810 applicants, 762 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 94.1% acceptance rate.

There were 1,883 students enrolled at Lubbock Christian University in 2017, and 35% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lubbock Christian University has an overall enrollment yield of 40.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

94.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

762

Accepted Out of 810

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lubbock Christian University was 94.1% (762 admissions from 810 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 95.3%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -4.93%, while admissions declined by -6.16%.

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SAT Scores

35%

Submission Percentage

107

Scores Submitted

35% of enrolled first-time students at Lubbock Christian University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lubbock Christian University has a total enrollment of 1,883 students. The full-time enrollment at Lubbock Christian University is 1,349 students and the part-time enrollment is 534. This means that 71.6% of students enrolled at Lubbock Christian University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Lubbock Christian University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.1% White, 22.8% Hispanic or Latino, 4.94% Black or African American, 1.06% Asian, 0.797% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.531% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Lubbock Christian University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (38%), followed by White Male (29.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (15.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (56.2%), followed by White Male (16.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lubbock Christian University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,883 students. The full-time enrollment at Lubbock Christian University is 1,349 and the part-time enrollment is 534. This means that 71.6% of students enrolled at Lubbock Christian University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Lubbock Christian University was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Lubbock Christian University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,282

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    429

  3. Black or African American

    93

The enrolled student population at Lubbock Christian University is 68.1% White, 22.8% Hispanic or Latino, 4.94% Black or African American, 1.06% Asian, 0.797% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.531% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 191 more women than men received degrees from Lubbock Christian University. The majority of degree recipients at Lubbock Christian University are white (333 degrees awarded). There were 3.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (98 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lubbock Christian University is Registered Nursing (85 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (26 degrees) and General Psychology (16 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Lubbock Christian University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (14 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (37 degrees), and Education (94 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lubbock Christian University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,875,956 people), Secondary school teachers (306,396 people), Education administrators (259,528 people), Social workers, all other (186,358 people), and Other managers (129,987 people).

The most specialized majors at Lubbock Christian University are Theology (14 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (37 degrees), Education (94 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), and Agriculture (7 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lubbock Christian University are Dentists, Surgeons, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Lubbock Christian University are Theology (14 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (37 degrees), Education (94 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), and Agriculture (7 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lubbock Christian University are Elementary & secondary schools (2,760,397 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (271,426 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (200,725 people), Religious organizations (140,979 people), and Individual & family services (134,389 people).

The most specialized majors at Lubbock Christian University are Theology (14 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (37 degrees), Education (94 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), and Agriculture (7 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 85 degrees awarded

  2. 26 degrees awarded

  3. 16 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lubbock Christian University was Registered Nursing with 85 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 144

  2. 335

In 2017, 144 degrees were awarded to men at Lubbock Christian University, which is 0.43 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (335).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 9 degrees were awarded to men at Lubbock Christian University in General Design & Visual Communications, which is 1.5 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 76 degrees were awarded to women at Lubbock Christian University in Registered Nursing, which is 8.44 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%

100% Completion Time

42%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 26% of students graduating from Lubbock Christian University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 42% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Lubbock Christian University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    333 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    98 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lubbock Christian University is white (333 degrees awarded). There were 3.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (98 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    235 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    98 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    69 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lubbock Christian University is white female (235 degrees awarded). There were 2.4 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (98 degrees).

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Operations

Lubbock Christian University has an endowment valued at nearly $20.5M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $719k (3.51%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Lubbock Christian University had a total salary expenditure of $34.5M. Lubbock Christian University employs 31 Associate professors, 30 Professors, and 29 Assistant professors. Most academics at Lubbock Christian University are Male Professors (18), Male Associate professors(18), and Female Assistant professors (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lubbock Christian University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 53 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 44 employees, and Management with 37 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$20.5M

2017 Endowment

22.8%

growth from 2016

Lubbock Christian University has an endowment valued at about $20.5M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Lubbock Christian University grew 22.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $12.6M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $263k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Lubbock Christian University received $263k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$17.1M

2017 Salaries

2.37%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Lubbock Christian University paid a median of $17.1M in salaries, which represents 49.6% of their overall expenditure ($34.5M) and a 2.37% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 15.1% growth from 2015 and a 0.389% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.77M

Instructional Salaries

93

Number of Employees

In 2017, Lubbock Christian University paid a total of $5.77M to 93 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

31 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

53 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lubbock Christian University were Associate professor with 31 employees; Professor with 30 employees; and Professor with 29 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lubbock Christian University were Office and Administrative Support with 53 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 44 employees; and Management with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lubbock Christian University was Male Professor with 18 employees, Male Associate professor with 18 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 17 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Lubbock Christian University.

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