How many students are enrolled at LCU?
In 2008 we had a total of 1868 students; 1,564 undergraduates and 304 graduate students.
What is it like to be a student at LCU?
If you want to be part of a close-knit community committed to your success and intellectual, academic as well as spiritual growth, then we think you will love being a student at LCU!
Are there fraternities and sororities at LCU?
There are several men's and women's social clubs on campus.
In what athletic associations, divisions, and conferences does LCU participate?
NAIA, Division I
What is chapel?
Chapel is a gathering of students, staff, and faculty to worship God and build community. We meet Monday through Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Chapel attendance is an essential part of the LCU experience and is mandatory for all campus residents and all students under the age of 25 enrolled in 12 or more hours. Part-time commuters, graduate students, and commuters 25 years or older are encouraged to attend chapel but are exempt from mandatory chapel attendance. All students living on campus, part-time or full-time, must attend chapel.
Do I have to live on-campus?
Full-time, single undergraduate students who have been out of high school less than four long semesters (two years) are required to live in campus housing. Qualified students must submit a petition for off-campus housing.
Are all LCU students required to have the Meningitis Vaccine?
Yes, all new students are required to be vaccinated. Find out more information.
May freshmen have cars on campus?
Yes, freshmen are permitted to have a vehicle on campus.
What is the female to male ratio?
What intramural sports are available?
Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Flag Football, Kickball, Roller Hockey, Ping Pong, Pool, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, 2-person Volleyball
What leadership opportunities are available?
- An R.A. (Resident Assistant)
- A counselor for GO! (Get Oriented). GO! is what we call freshman orientation
- A member or officer of Student Senate
- Part of the Chapel Prayer Team
- A Mission Experience Leader
- A Social Club Officer
Are students required to purchase a meal plan?
All students who live on-campus are required to purchase a meal plan. Freshmen are required to purchase the 19 meal plan.
View all Meal Plan options here.
Munch Money is a declining balance that is purchased along with your meal plan. Munch Money can be used at Take 10 (grill and express station) and at the Koffee Kup.
What music groups are on campus?
Vocal ensembles include Best Friends, Chamber Ensemble, Chamber Singers, Forte, and Praise Choir. Instrumental ensembles include the Symphonic Band and Hard Traveler's.
What opportunities exist to perform in drama or theater?
We have a large theater production or musical each semester as well as student-directed one acts for which all students are invited to audition. You will also have the opportunity to participate in one of LCU's signature events, Master Follies, which is a variety show competition every spring semester during Homecoming Weekend.
What are my options for living on-campus?
Men's Residential Halls:
- Johnson Hall (All classifications)
- Mabee Living Center (Upperclassmen)
Women's Residential Halls:
- Katie Rogers Hall (Freshmen and sophomores)
- Katie Rogers Courtyard (Upperclassmen)
Available to students who are 20 years and older and have been out of high school for 4 long semesters or two years.
Can I have my own computer in my room?
You sure can, and Internet hookups are ready in every dorm room on campus. You will have a separate phone line as well. The campus has a fiber optic network.
What if I don't have a computer of my own?
No problem--there are several computer labs on campus for your use. You also will have your own email address so you can keep in touch with family and friends. Your email address will be first initial, last name, last 4 digits of student ID# @lcu.edu (ex. firstname.lastname@example.org)
Is there a curfew?
Freshman students are required to be in their residence hall at 1:00AM.
What varsity sports are offered?
Baseball, Basketball, Golf and Soccer
Basketball, Cross Country, Golf , Soccer, Softball and Volleyball
What denomination are you affiliated with?
LCU is affiliated with the Churches of Christ and all of our faculty and Board of Trustees are members in good standing. About 50% of our students come from a Church of Christ heritage while the other half are from a wide variety of other denominational backgrounds.
What sort of ministries and outreach programs are available to students?
International Justice Mission, Spring Break or Summer Mission Experiences, Collide, UCan Share Canned Food Drive and numerous other volunteer opportunities in the local area. Check out some of our student service organizations and opportunities here.