JumpStart

If you’re a junior or senior in high school or home school, and you already know that God has called you for a special purpose, we want to give you a jump start on your college education. When you enter this unique major, you can take one (1) tuition-free course each fall and spring semester. You can begin earning college credits before you graduate from high school!

Eligibility

  • High school juniors and seniors only.
  • Courses must be taken on campus (no online courses).
  • Students must be in good standing with their high school and the college and have a GPA of 2.0 or above.
  • Students must profess faith in Jesus Christ as their Savior and agree to the college’s Statement of Faith.
  • Students are required to complete and submit scores for the PSAT, SAT, or ACT.  To be considered for admissions, a student’s score should fit the following criteria:
    • PSAT score at or above a 100 on the Math and Critical Reading sections combined with a score no less than 45 on either section.
    • SAT score at or above a 1000 on the Math and Critical Reading sections combined with a score no less than 450 on either section.
    • ACT score at or above a 21 composite with a score of no less than 19 on the Math or Reading sections.

Benefits

  • Tuition-free college credits
  • Up to 12 credits as a high school student
  • Experience in the college classroom
  • Students completing 9 or more credits qualify for a scholarship if they enroll at LBC

Important Dates

  • Now: Applications will be accepted.
  • November 20, 2013: New Registration booklet posted on website
  • December 6, 2013: Registration begins for returning JumpStart students at 8 a.m.
  • December 20, 2013: Registration begins for new JumpStart students at 8 a.m. 
  • December 27, 2013: Last day to accept applications.
  • January 2, 2014: Last day to register for classes. Must register by 4 p.m.
  • January 3, 2014: Orientation Option #1 from 8 - 10:30 a.m.
  • January 6, 2014: Orientation Option #2 from 1 - 3:30 p.m.

Application Process

  • Complete application form with autobiography
  • Pay a $25 application fee
  • Submit a high school or home school transcript
  • Submit PSAT/SAT/ACT scores