Why is LBC the right choice for you?

Here's everything you need to thrive at Lancaster Bible College

Our Mission

Our focus is on your journey to fulfill God's purpose for your life. Our mission has remained constant since 1933: To educate Christian students to think and live a biblical worldview and to proclaim Christ by serving Him in the Church and society.

Quick Facts

15:1 Student-faculty ratio

25 Majors 8 academic departments

1,970+ Undergraduate and Graduate Students

6 men's 7 women's Varsity sports, plus intramural sports

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Tuition and Financial Aid Information

Learn how to apply for aid and available grants. Evaluate your loan options and discover scholarship opportunities.

(Non-degree, Certificate, Associates, Bachelors, Second Degree)

  • Tuition:
    • Online: $435 per credit hour (students starting fall 2017)
    • On-campus: $435 per credit hour (students starting fall 2017)
  • Fees:
    • Audit Fee: $85/credit
    • Student Service Fee: $175/semester
    • Payment Plan Enrollment Fee (optional): $25 per semester
    • Graduation Fee: $0
    • Credit for Prior Learning Life Experiences Evaluation Portfolio Fee: $175/Portfolio and $75/Credit transcribed.
  • LBC offers the same tuition rate for in-state and out-of-state residents.
  • Your tuition rate will remain locked (no increase) while you actively take LBC courses towards your certificate or undergraduate degree.

  Estimate your cost

97% of all undergraduate students receive financial aid.

Annual costs for traditional undergraduate students (2017-18):

  • Tuition: $22,420
  • Room & Board: $8,750
  • Fees: $680
  • First Year Experience Fee (new students only): $300
  • Total: $32,150

Use our Net Price Calculator to determine your financial aid and tuition fees.

  Estimate your cost

How to Apply for Financial Aid

If you’re like most of our students, you’ll have to seek financial aid. The LBC Financial Aid Office can help.

Together, we’ll explore which funding sources match your eligibility and need. We’ll also help you complete all the necessary paperwork and answer any questions you may have. We’re here to put your financial worries to rest.

You should know LBC is a great value compared to many other accredited Christian and secular independent colleges. We keep tuition costs below the national average, while delivering a purposeful, Bible-centered education. Above all, have faith. You can afford it!

Spiritual Life
Spiritual Life

Learn about how chapel fits into campus life and and the service outreach programs that impact the LBC community and the community outside our walls.

Activities & Clubs
Activities & Clubs

Get involved in student government, choir, contribute to our student publications, audition for a play or musical, join a intramural sports team and more. There's something for everyone at LBC!


Learn more about the life and atmosphere in the residence halls and which one might be right for you.

Health & Wellness
Health & Wellness

Our Wellness Center promotes wellness, healthy eating options and exercise for students at LBC.

Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture

Enjoy the rich diversity of Lancaster County - from beautiful farmlands, shopping outlets, parks, unique art galleries, theaters (like our very own)


We offer 13 men's or women's NCAA Division III intercollegiate athletics teams or become a participant in an intramural program.

"Lancaster Bible College helped me grow in many areas. I had great professors who not only poured into my life while I was a student but even after I graduated"


- Julia Thomas