between Chicago and St. Louis.
of three schools: Undergraduate Studies, Adult and
Graduate Studies, and Seminary.
May 4, 1944, as Lincoln Bible Institute.
Lincoln Christian College in 1961, with the graduate
school being named Lincoln Christian Seminary in 1984,
at which time the school officially became Lincoln
Christian College and Seminary.
from more than 25 church denominations.
Christian has served more than 15,000 students who have
pursued undergraduate, seminary, and adult and graduate
serves more than 1,000 students.
campus has 20 major buildings, worth more than $30
sent leaders -- alumni, students, faculty, staff and
trustees -- into at least 126 of the world's 235
populated countries, covering more than 92 percent of
the world's 6.7 billion people.
spend one week each year off campus in intensive service
opportunities ranging from local volunteer work to
overseas mission trips.
the top third among all colleges and universities in
this country for students' ability to read, write and
think critically -- as measured by the ACT CAAP
assessment, a nationally normed test of these skills
among graduating students.
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Named by the Best
Workplaces Institute of Mercer Island, Wash., as "Best Christian
Workplace," one of only seven Christian universities, colleges
and seminaries in America to receive this distinction.
LCU provides for
178 jobs, including full-time and part-time jobs.
Center and Hargrove Chapel are host sites for a variety of state
and local programs and events.
LCU faculty, staff
and students are involved locally with many public, civic and
Over 14,000 people
visit the LCU campus for various events during the course of one
year, resulting in additional Lincoln commerce of nearly $1
estimated LCU annual economic impact in Lincoln is over $20
*Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges & Universities
Economic Impact Calculator dated Aug. 25, 2009.
LCU is accredited by the Higher
Learning Commission, a commission of the
North Central Association of
Colleges and Schools, and the
Commission on Accreditation of the Association for Biblical Higher
Education. Additionally, the LCU Seminary is
accredited by the Association of
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