FAQs About Admissions
Yes. The college has rolling admission, but there are benefits to meeting the application deadlines.
About one day.
Shortly after the file is processed.
Interview – Not always, but some students may be asked to come in for an interview. Also, an interview may take the place of an autobiography if desired.
References – Yes. Pastor's and academic OR employer's references
Autobiographical Essay – Yes. An autobiography must be submitted with your application. It should cover your family/home/schooling background, salvation experience, church/school involvement/Christian service, and why you'd like to attend LBC.
Yes. Forms are mailed after acceptance is granted.
No. We use a student’s unweighted GPA for both admission and financial aid.
You must have 2.0 high school and/or college GPA. Anything lower must be reviewed by the committee.
Yes. The majors must be in accordance with state laws. A home school evaluation must be signed by a home school evaluator.
We will take your highest set of scores (from a single test date). Test scores from different test dates may NOT be combined to create a “highest” score.
Yes. Students must apply by December 1. File must be completed before December 15 for full consideration of scholarships.
We must receive OFFICIAL FINAL transcripts from an accredited or verified non-accredited post-secondary institution showing that you received a grade of “C-” or better for the course to count towards your degree at LBC. It also must fit into your desired major at LBC.
Fall or spring semesters only. No new summer or winter matriculating students.
Lancaster Bible College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), and is approved by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary and Graduate School is certified by Pennsylvania Department of Education, Maryland Higher Education Commission, Indiana Department of Education, Florida Department of Education, Tennessee Higher Education Commission, and State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; and is approved by the appropriate states to operate at the site in their state: 901 Eden Road, Lancaster, PA 17601; 7852 Walker Drive, Suite 100, Greenbelt, MD 20770; 601 N. Shortridge Road, Indianapolis, IN 46219; 2400 Yamato Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431; 1548 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104; and 8001 Forbes Place Suite 111, Springfield, VA 22151; 2001 W. Lehigh Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19132. The college is approved by the U.S. Department of Justice for the training of nonimmigrant international students. LBC's current online courses and degrees are authorized or exempt in all states except Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, and Oregon. The college doesn't discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, or disability.