About Lubbock Christian University
Live, Learn and Grow at LCU
Where the exceptional education and thoughtful, personal attention you'll receive will help prepare you for a successful, rewarding future, that's Lubbock Christian University. You'll find that LCU's exceptional people, our culture of teamwork, our efforts to continually improve, and our strong faith all work together to create a nurturing campus community.
With just under 2,000 students, LCU is proof that good things come in small packages. Established in 1957 by members of the Churches of Christ, our mission is to lift up the spiritual dimension of your life, provide you a quality education, and to support and sustain you through a system of values for living and for service to family, community and church.
* You are valued - Small, personal class size, a 14:1 student to faculty ratio, outstanding faculty and mentors, over 70 exceptional academic programs, and more than $19 million awarded to 90% of our students
* You will benefit - Living and learning in a safe, intimate, welcoming campus community, while accessing state-of-the-art facilities, over $6 million in current campus improvements, an active campus lifestyle including top-rated Chaparral sports and intramurals, Chap Days, and TWIRP Week, all at one of the "greenest" campuses in the country
* You will succeed - Personally, spiritually, and professionally. LCU achieves a 96% placement rate for graduates of our education program and 85% of our pre-med and pre-dental majors are accepted into their respective professional schools, far exceeding the national average.
A Heritage of Faith
Passionately pursuing student success in all aspects of life, Lubbock Christian University has been changing lives for 50 years. With a rich heritage, full of faith, campus traditions, and student leadership, the campus and community at LCU are marked by generations of student life that have left behind countless exciting activities, unforgettable memories, and meaningful reminders of what it means to be Christ in the world. From the oldest tradition on campus, chapel, to the extravagance of Master Follies, LCU is a place that is bursting with life and a rich heritage of faith.
In the following link you will find a timeline record of LCU's history, highlighting many of the major events, people, and traditions that have made LCU what it is today-a rich, thriving university that is impacting the lives of generations of learners around the globe. We hope that you will find this timeline a helpful and engaging tool to better accustom yourself with the university and better understand the faith that is at its heart.