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Louisiana Christian University

Louisiana Christian University

Louisiana Christian University

Introduction

Founded in 1906, Louisiana Christian University is a Christ-centered Community committed to Academic Excellence where students are equipped for Lives of Learning, Leading, and Serving. With a vision to Prepare Graduates and Transform Lives, LCU develops the intellect and maturity of students with curricular and spiritual principles characterized by three words: relevant, relational and rigorous.

Louisiana Christian University attracts students seeking a college that will reinforce and integrate their faith in more than 70 areas of study, and students credit professors for compassion and investment in the whole student. LCU was named a Top 30 Christian College by bestvalueschools.org.

The College offers financial assistance for qualified students through scholarships that can apply to its no-fee, flat-rate tuition. In fact, more than 96 percent of students receive some form of financial aid.

Life outside the classroom includes 13 men’s and women’s NAIA sports. Other opportunities to get involved include intramurals, theater, LCU band, Baptist Collegiate Ministries, service learning, internships, student government, mission trips, honor societies, and numerous student clubs.

The safest and second most diverse college campus in Louisiana according to niche.com, LCU has students from across the nation and the world. Upon graduation, students are ready to transform their world as a result of the distinctive Christian liberal arts education found at Louisiana Christian University.Goals

Louisiana Christian University prepares students to be leaders of tomorrow. Our faculty and staff join you on your college journey and help you connect your passion and purpose. You’ll learn to think critically, problem-solve, and use analytical reasoning – skills that are highly valued in today’s job market. Rooted in Christ, the Louisiana Christian University community is committed to academic excellence and equipping students for lives of learning, leading, and serving.

Mission

Louisiana Christian University is a Christ-centered community committed to Academic Excellence where students are equipped for Lives of Learning, Leading, and Serving.

Heritage

Founded in 1906, Louisiana Christian University is a private, Baptist coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs. Built upon the principles of character and learning, the College has a tradition of outstanding academics and is the only Baptist, four-year institution in Louisiana.

Goals

Louisiana Christian University prepares students to be leaders of tomorrow. Our faculty and staff join you on your college journey and help you connect your passion and purpose. You’ll learn to think critically, problem-solve, and use analytical reasoning – skills that are highly valued in today’s job market. Rooted in Christ, the Louisiana Christian University community is committed to academic excellence and equipping students for lives of learning, leading, and serving.

Core Values

Faith

Biblical faith informs our learning, motivates us to excellence, and focuses our dependence upon God.

Integrity

Truth, honesty, and transparency provide the underpinnings that inform the breadth of Louisiana Christian University's Endeavors.

Learning

Authentic learning must expand the mind and deepen the soul.

Service

The most effective education results in service to others.

Community

The synergy among professor and students leads to the path of discovery.

Strategic Themes

  • Integration of Faith and Learning
  • Academic Excellence
  • Student Development
  • Resource Development
  • Stewardship
  • Technology

Guiding Principle

The guiding principle of Louisiana Christian University is to provide liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs characterized by devotion to the preeminence of the Lord Jesus, allegiance to the authority of the Holy Scriptures, dedication to academic excellence for the glory of God, and commitment to change the world for Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Statistics

12:1 Student To Faculty Ratio

70+ Programs Of Study

96% Students Receive Financial Aid

1,224 Total Student Body

    Campus Features

    The college is located on an 81-acre campus with a total of 25 academic and residential buildings. Most of the students at Louisiana Christian University come from Central Louisiana, but many states and several foreign countries are represented in the current student body.

    The Granberry Conference Center

    The Conference Center, containing the Walker Conference Suite, adjoins the Hixson Student Center and includes a formal lounge, the Presidential dining area, and the conference suite.

    Lounge Facilities

    Some campus buildings including residence halls have large lounge or lobby areas, kitchenettes, study lounges, and television rooms for the use of students and their guests. Students may reserve these areas for meetings and special occasions.

    The Carroll And Elizabeth Hixson Student Center

    The Carroll and Elizabeth Hixson Student Center, an integral part of the educational program of the College, is the "community center" for all members of the College family including: students, faculty, staff, alumni, and guests. The Hixson Student Center offers a snack bar, television viewing area, gameroom, computer room, meeting rooms, organizational area, and lounge areas. A student worker is on duty in the gameroom to provide assistance. The Hixson Student Center also houses the offices of the Student Life Staff.

    Louisiana Athletic Club

    The James and Mary Baker Health and Wellness Center, dedicated in March 2001, is comprised of two components, health care and fitness. The two-story, 40,000 square foot fitness facility is known as the Louisiana Athletic Club and provides the finest student recreation space in the state. Amenities include a four-lane lap swimming pool, a pool for therapy and exercise classes, a gymnasium, areas for free weights and stationary exercise equipment, an aerobic studio, racquetball courts, walking track, sauna, whirlpool spa, and more.

      Locations

      • Pineville

        College Drive,1140, 71360, Pineville

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