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Lancaster Bible College

Lancaster, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate97%
Acceptance Rate97%

About Lancaster Bible College

Lancaster Bible College Overview

Lancaster Bible College is a private, religious school in the suburban setting of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Lancaster Bible College was founded in 1933 and the school now enrolls around 1,967 students a year, which includes 1,545 undergrad students. Lancaster Bible College offers on-campus housing for up to 405 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 50% of students spend their weekends on campus.

Student Activities at Lancaster Bible College

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Lancaster Bible College's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Lancaster Bible College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Lancaster Bible College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Lancaster Bible College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Lancaster Bible College on the Student Life page.

2022 Lancaster Bible College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 97%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 92%
Tuition $27,760
Percent of Need Met 75%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $27,380

Is Lancaster Bible College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer view of what Lancaster Bible College offers and if the college might be a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Lancaster Bible College

Lancaster Bible College is not difficult to get into. Around 97% of applicants get into Lancaster Bible College each year. Last year, 301 students applied to Lancaster Bible College and 291 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Lancaster Bible College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Around 80% of students who start at Lancaster Bible College return the next year. 60% of Lancaster Bible College undergrads graduate within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Lancaster Bible College Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Lancaster Bible College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Lancaster Bible College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Lancaster Bible College's endowment was valued at $14.3 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, Lancaster Bible College spends about $7,246 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Lancaster Bible College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Lancaster Bible College meets 75% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Lancaster Bible College full-time are awarded $27,380 a year in financial aid, on average.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $32,883 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Lancaster Bible College.

Based on this information, how does Lancaster Bible College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Lancaster Bible College a good school for you?

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Where is Lancaster Bible College?

Lancaster Bible College is located in the suburban setting of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, less than an hour from Philadelphia.

If you would like to see Lancaster Bible College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Pennsylvania Turnpike to Lancaster, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lancaster.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Lancaster Bible College and Lancaster are like without leaving home.

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College Info

901 Eden Road Lancaster, PA 17601

Campus Setting: Suburban

Lancaster Bible College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Lancaster Bible College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Lancaster Bible College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Lancaster Bible College ACT Scores

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Lancaster Bible College SAT Scores

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Lancaster Bible College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$38,040

In State

$38,040

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$26,690
$26,690
Fees
$700
$700
Housing
$9,650
$9,650
Books
$1,000
$1,000

Student Life

Wondering what life at Lancaster Bible College is like? There are approximately 1,967 students enrolled at Lancaster Bible College, including 1,545 undergraduate students and 422 graduate students. 48% percent of students attend school full-time, 62% percent are from PA and 38% percent of students are from other states.

48%

Full Time

52%

Part Time

62%

In State

38%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,967

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

97%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$27,390

Out-of-State

$27,390

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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