Luther Rice Bible College and Seminary: Narrative Description

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LUTHER RICE BIBLE COLLEGE AND SEMINARY F-4

3038 Evans Mill Rd.
Lithonia, GA 30038-2454
Tel: (770)484-1204; 800-442-1577; Admissions: (770)484-1204; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.lrs.edu/

Description: Independent Baptist, comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Founded 1962. Setting: 5-acre urban campus with easy access to Atlanta. Endowment: $121,000. Educational spending 2002-03: $955 per student. Total enrollment: 1,600. 72 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 60 students, 38% women, 62% men. Part-time: 595 students, 17% women, 83% men. Students come from 38 states and territories, 23 other countries, 0.3% Native American, 5% Hispanic, 16% black, 10% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 88% 25 or older. Retention: 60% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, recommendations, Bible examination. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $50. Tuition: $3480 full-time, $435 per course part-time. Mandatory fees: $100 full-time, $50 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Bertha Smith Library with 45,200 books and 70 serials. Operations spending 2002-03: $60,000. 8 computers available on campus for general student use.