Quick Facts about LBC

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  
Biblical Enrichment: 200EQUIP: 20   
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)
Education: Early Childhood (BSEd/BABS)
Education: Middle Level (BSEd/BABS)
Health & Physical Education (BSEd/BABS)
Intercultural Studies (BS)
Live Production (BFA/BABS)
Music Performance (BMus/BABS)
Musical Theatre (BFA/BABS)
Pastoral Ministry (BA)
Pre-Seminary (BA)
Professional Counseling (BS)
Professional Counseling (BS/MA)
Professional School Counseling (BS/MEd)
Social Work (BSW)
Sport Management (BS)
Spiritual Formation (BA)
Student Ministry (BA)
Women in Christian Ministry (BA)
Worship Arts (BA/BABS)
Concentrated Bible Course Certificate
One Year LBC Certificate


Accelerated Undergraduate Degrees

The following curriculum is available at Greenbelt, Lancaster, and Online
Audit – Earn Continuing Education Certificate(s)
Non-Degree Seeking
Concentrated Bible Course Certificate
Biblical Studies (AA)
Biblical Studies (BS)
Business Administration (BS)
General Studies (BA)
Human Services (BS)
Urban Ministry Leadership (BS)
Optional Minor(s): Business Administration, Communication, Human Services, Sport Management, Student Ministry, Women in Christian Ministry

Seminary & Graduate School Programs

PhD in Biblical Studies
PhD in Leadership Studies
MDiv - Christian Care
MDiv - Church Planting
MDiv - Formational Children & Family Ministry
MDiv - Leadership Studies
MDiv - Pastoral Studies
MDiv - Sport Management
MDiv - Student Ministry
MA in Biblical Studies
MA in Christian Care
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 - Sport Management
MA in Ministry - Student Ministry
MA in Professional Counseling
MEd - Consulting Resource Teacher
MEd - Professional School Counseling
Certificate - Bible
Certificate - Church Planting
Certificate - Formational Children & Family Ministry
Certificate - Leadership Studies
Certificate - Pastoral Studies
Certificate - Sport Management
Certificate - Student 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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