Louisiana Christian University Distinctives

  • Louisiana Christian University offers more than 80 majors, minors, and pre-professional programs of study.
  • The College library holds more than 135,000 volumes with over 199,000 government documents.
  • Unlike large research universities, the College emphasizes classroom teaching.
  • Classes at Louisiana Christian University are taught by professional teachers, not graduate assistants.
  • The Christian faculty members are noted for the personal attention they give to individual students.
  • Louisiana Christian University receives no direct federal support. Operating income comes from the Louisiana Baptist Convention, student tuition and private donors.
  • Louisiana Christian University distributes nearly $4 million annually in financial aid and private scholarships. More than 90 percent of our students receive some form(s) of financial aid.
  • Louisiana Christian University was recently recognized for leadership in the field of student character development in The Templeton Guide: Colleges that Encourage Character Development. Louisiana Christian University is profiled in the "Faculty and Curriculum Programs" section for its Values Program.
  • The five-year average for Louisiana Christian University pre-law graduates accepted into accredited law schools is 95 percent. Most Louisiana Christian University graduates enroll in law schools within Louisiana, where only 52 percent of applicants on average are accepted.
  • Louisiana Christian University teacher education graduates excel in passing the Praxis. Ninety-eight percent of them have passed the test since it was first required in Louisiana in 1979, and the job market for education graduates from Louisiana Christian University remains very strong.
  • Louisiana Christian University continues to hold a national reputation for excellence in its pre-med program. Eighty-six percent of the pre-med graduates over the past five years have been admitted into accredited medical schools.
  • The average MCAT score for LCU applicants to medical school is 31.8 - historically, the State of Louisiana average entrance scores are between 27 and 29.5.
  • 100 percent of Education program completers taking the Praxis passed all parts of the exam in the last three years.
  • 96¬†percent¬†of Nursing graduates find employment prior to graduation from LCU. ¬†All students have job offers prior to graduation.
  • 96¬†percent¬†of students enrolled in the Nursing program graduate from Louisiana Christian University.