Lubbock Christian University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$20,966

4% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$21,071

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

5.61%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

95.3%

852 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,912

69.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

39.2%

133 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 (87 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (30 degrees), and General Psychology (20 degrees).

In 2016, 519 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Lubbock Christian University. 71.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (344 degrees), 3.16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (109 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Lubbock Christian University is $20,966, which is $806 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Lubbock Christian University is $20,966, which is $806 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,071.

In 2016, 85% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 79% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$20,966

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Lubbock Christian University was $20,966. The cost of tuition at Lubbock Christian University is $806 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$21,071

2016 Value

0.185%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Lubbock Christian University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,071. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Lubbock Christian University grew by 0.185%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,048

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Lubbock Christian University was of $7,048 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 2.03% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

79%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Lubbock Christian University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 2.41% with respect to 2015, when 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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5.61%

2015 Default Rate

39

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Lubbock Christian University was 5.61%, which represents 39 out of the 695 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 852 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 1.73% annual decline. Out of those 852 applicants, 812 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 95.3% acceptance rate.

There were 1,912 students enrolled at Lubbock Christian University in 2016, and 26% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Lubbock Christian University has an overall enrollment yield of 39.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

95.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

812

Accepted Out of 852

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Lubbock Christian University was 95.3% (812 admissions from 852 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 96.1%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -1.73%, while admissions declined by -2.52%.

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SAT Scores

26%

Submission Percentage

82

Scores Submitted

26% of enrolled first-time students at Lubbock Christian University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Lubbock Christian University has a total enrollment of 1,912 students. The full-time enrollment at Lubbock Christian University is 1,336 students and the part-time enrollment is 576. This means that 69.9% 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, 21.7% Hispanic or Latino, 5.75% Black or African American, 1.26% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.785% Asian, 0.366% 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 (41.9%), followed by White Male (27.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (55.1%), followed by White Male (15.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

69.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Lubbock Christian University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,912 students. The full-time enrollment at Lubbock Christian University is 1,336 and the part-time enrollment is 576. This means that 69.9% of students enrolled at Lubbock Christian University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%

2016 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 65%. 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

    1,302

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    415

  3. Black or African American

    110

The enrolled student population at Lubbock Christian University is 68.1% White, 21.7% Hispanic or Latino, 5.75% Black or African American, 1.26% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.785% Asian, 0.366% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2016, 227 more women than men received degrees from Lubbock Christian University. The majority of degree recipients at Lubbock Christian University are white (344 degrees awarded). There were 3.16 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (109 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Lubbock Christian University is Registered Nursing (87 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (30 degrees) and General Psychology (20 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 (24 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (41 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (26 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 (1,909,378 people), Registered nurses (1,295,593 people), Secondary school teachers (311,208 people), Education administrators (270,114 people), and Social workers (247,752 people).

The most specialized majors at Lubbock Christian University are Theology (24 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (41 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (26 degrees), Education (105 degrees), and Health (148 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Lubbock Christian University are Public relations specialists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Financial analysts, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Lubbock Christian University are Theology (24 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (41 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (26 degrees), Education (105 degrees), and Health (148 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 (2,942,279 people), Hospitals (1,590,773 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (343,477 people), Outpatient care centers (283,572 people), and Offices of physicians (195,291 people).

The most specialized majors at Lubbock Christian University are Theology (24 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (41 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (26 degrees), Education (105 degrees), and Health (148 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Lubbock Christian University.

Most Common

  1. 87 degrees awarded

  2. 30 degrees awarded

  3. 20 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Lubbock Christian University was Registered Nursing with 87 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 146

  2. 373

In 2016, 146 degrees were awarded to men at Lubbock Christian University, which is 0.391 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (373).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Lubbock Christian University in Registered Nursing, which is 0.16 times less than the 75 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 75 degrees were awarded to women at Lubbock Christian University in Registered Nursing, which is 6.25 times more than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%

100% Completion Time

43%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 29% of students graduating from Lubbock Christian University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 45% 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 (67.2%).

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

    344 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    109 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    43 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Lubbock Christian University is white (344 degrees awarded). There were 3.16 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (109 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

    240 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    104 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    84 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Lubbock Christian University is white female (240 degrees awarded). There were 2.31 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (104 degrees).

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Operations

Lubbock Christian University has an endowment valued at nearly $16.3M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.65M (10.1%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Lubbock Christian University had a total expenditure of $32.1M. Of that $32.1M, they spent $14.5M on salaries and $32.1M on benefits.

Lubbock Christian University employs 35 Assistant professors, 31 Professors, and 31 Associate professors. Most academics at Lubbock Christian University are Male Associate professors (21), Female Assistant professors(20), and Male Professors (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lubbock Christian University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 54 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 50 employees, and Management with 38 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$16.3M

2015 Endowment

3.72%

growth from 2014

Lubbock Christian University has an endowment valued at about $16.3M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Lubbock Christian University grew 3.72% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $12.5M 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. $489k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Lubbock Christian University received $489k 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

Primary Expenses

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$14.5M

Salary Expenditure

$32.1M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Lubbock Christian University had a total expenditure of $32.1M. Of that $32.1M, they spent $14.5M on salaries and $32.1M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$14.5M

2015 Salaries

0.389%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Lubbock Christian University paid a median of $14.5M in salaries, which represents 45.1% of their overall expenditure ($32.1M) and a 0.389% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.09% growth from 2013 and a 10.2% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.05M

Instructional Salaries

99

Number of Employees

In 2015, Lubbock Christian University paid a total of $6.05M to 99 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

35 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

54 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Lubbock Christian University were Assistant professor with 35 employees; Professor with 31 employees; and Professor with 31 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Lubbock Christian University were Office and Administrative Support with 54 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 50 employees; and Management with 38 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Lubbock Christian University was Male Associate professor with 21 employees, Female Assistant professor with 20 employees, and Male Professor with 19 employees.

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

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