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Mission Statement

Lancaster Bible College exists to educate Christian students to think and live a biblical worldview, and to proclaim Christ by serving Him in the Church and society.


Lancaster, PA      901 Eden Road, Lancaster PA 17601  |  717.569.7071
Greenbelt, MD      7852 Walker Drive, Suite 100, Greenbelt MD 20770  |  301.552.1400
Boca Raton, FL     400 Yamato Road, Boca Raton FL 33431 | 866.275.8720
Philadelphia, PA   2001 W. Lehigh Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19132   |  866.275.8720
Memphis, TN         1548 Poplar Avenue, Memphis TN 38104


Total Enrollment: (Grad and Undergrad) 1,979
(based on fall semester)

LancasterGreenbeltPhiladelphiaBoca RatonMemphis
Undergraduate: 1,154   Undergraduate: 108  Undergraduate: 122Graduate: 24Undergraduate: 92

Graduate: 159

Graduate: 133Graduate: 0  
Total: 1,452Total: 319Total: 153Total: 18Total: 104

Undergraduate Student Profile

From 32 states and 14 foreign countries (international students and children of missionaries)

Library Holdings

With a combined total of over 500,000 items, our Lancaster and additional locations comprises one of the largest among Bible colleges worldwide. Lancaster has 192,000 items, Greenbelt location has over 10,000. In addition there are over 300,000 shared ebooks and over 50,000 journal titles available online to students at any location with internet access.

Faculty & Staff

TOTAL Employees  364
Full-time  201
Part-time  163

Full-time  70
Part-time 3
Adjunct: Undergrad 70; Accelerated 55; Graduate 29

STAFF  166 (excluding faculty)
Full-time 131
Part-time 35

Student/Faculty Ratio

Undergraduate: 15 students / 1 faculty
Graduate: 13 students / 1 faculty

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Traditional Undergraduate Programs

Biblical Studies (AABS or BABS)
Business Administration (BSBA, BS)
Children & Family Ministry (BA)
Communication (BA)
Criminal Justice (BACJ)
Education: Early Childhood (BSEd)
Education: Early Childhood/English as Second Language (BS/MEd)
Education: Early Childhood/Special Education (BS/MEd)
Education: Middle Level (BSEd/BABS)
Health & Physical Education (BSEd/BABS)
Intercultural Studies (BS)
Live Production (BFA/BABS))
Music Education (BMus)
Music Performance (BMus/BABS)
Musical Theatre (BFA/BABS)
Pastoral Ministry (BA)
Pre-Seminary (BA)
Professional Counseling (BS)
Professional Counseling (BS/MA)-Addictions, Clinical Mental Health, Marriage, Couple & Family
Professional School Counseling (BS/MEd)
Social Work (BSW)
Sport Management (BS)
Women in Ministry Leadership (BA)
Worship Arts (BA/BABS)
Youth & Young Adult Ministry (BA)
Concentrated Bible Course Certificate
One Year LBC Certificate


Accelerated Undergraduate Degrees

The following curriculum is available online and/or in class at select locations.
Biblical Studies (BS)
Business Administration (BS)
Communication (BA)
Community Transformation & Social Engagement (BSCTSE)
Criminal Justice (BACJ)
General Studies (BS)
Human Services (BS)
Sport Management (BS)
Biblical Studies (AA)
Concentrated Bible Course Certificate
Optional Minor(s): Applied Counseling, Business Administration, Children & Family Ministry, Communication, Community Transformation & Social Engagement, Criminal Justice, Human Services, Pastoral Studies, Psychology, Sport Management, Women in Christian Ministry, Youth & Young Adult Ministry

Seminary & Graduate School Programs

PhD in Biblical Studies
PhD in Leadership Studies
DMin - Chaplaincy Studies
DMin - Formational Leadership
DMin - Strategic Leadership
MDiv - Christian Care
MDiv - Formational Children & Family Ministry
MDiv - Leadership Studies
MDiv - Pastoral Studies
MDiv - Youth & Young Adult Ministry
MA in Addition Counseling
MA in Biblical Studies - Bible Exposition
MA in Biblical Studies - Christian Apologetics
MA in Biblical Studies - Cultural Engagement
MA in Christian Care
MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
MA in Formational Leadership
MA in Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling
MA in Ministry - Church Planting
MA in Ministry - Formational Children & Family Ministry
MA in Ministry - Leadership Studies
MA in Ministry - Pastoral Studies
MA in Ministry - Youth & Young Adult Ministry
MEd - English as a Second Language
MEd - Professional School Counseling
MEd - Special Education
Certificate - Bible
Certificate - Church Planting
Certificate - Formational Children & Family Ministry
Certificate - Leadership Studies
Certificate - Pastoral Studies
Certificate - Youth & Young Adult Ministry

Graduate Certification Programs

  • Reading Specialist Certification
  • Instructional Coach Endorsement
  • ESL Program Specialist

Accreditations, Certifications & Memberships

  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
  • Association for Biblical Higher Education Commission on Accreditation (ABHE)
  • Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE)
  • Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
  • Evangelical Training Association (ETA)
  • Approved by the United States Department of Justice for the training of non-immigrant international students

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Lancaster Bible College|Capital Seminary & Graduate School is an equal opportunity institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification), ancestry, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, admission to and enrollment with the College.