What You Need to Know Before Transferring to a Four-Year University

Written by The LCU Blogging Team on Tuesday, December 26th, 2017 in Transfer

Millions of students each year begin their college career by attending a community college. And in a few semesters, several of those students will transfer to attend four-year universities such as LCU.

For a variety of reasons, we have the largest number of students transfer to LCU right after Christmas break. If you’re one of those students – or someone who plans to attend a four-year university after your community college career is over – here are some facts, tips, and suggestions to help make your transition easier.

1. Plan ahead

The sooner you begin to prepare for your transfer,

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How to Grow Your Faith at a Private Christian University

Written by The LCU Blogging Team on Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 in Campus Resources

You have the amazing opportunity for growth both socially and academically during your years in college. But even more, this time also provides the opportunity to grow and shape your faith.

There are a variety of ways to develop your faith at a private Christian university like LCU, and our college spiritual leaders encourage students to seek paths that lead to growth. Prepare to find these ways to grow your faith from the beginning of your time on campus:

1. Be Ready to Stretch Your Faith

Freshmen often come to college after having gone to church their entire lives but maybe without deeply considering what their faith means to them.

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Calculate Your Tuition at Lubbock Christian University

Written by The LCU Blogging Team on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 in my LCU

As you finalize your decision to attend Lubbock Christian University, either as a first-year student or as a transfer, it’s time to take a longer look at the costs of attending college.

Many factors come into play when determining your final tuition costs – not just at LCU, but at every university. Here’s a glance at what your final tuition costs may be at LCU, as well as relevant scholarships, and the non-dollar add-on value of attending a small, private university.

Tuition

Tuition is what you pay for the classes you take. LCU uses block rate tuition which means if you’re a full-time student taking 12-18 hours,

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6 Signs You’re Ready to Transfer to a 4-Year University

Written by The LCU Blogging Team on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 in Transfer

If you’re currently enrolled in courses at a community college, you may have a plan to finish your degree at a four-year school such as Lubbock Christian University. But how do you know if you’re ready to transfer? Here are six signs it’s time to take the next step.

You’ve Met with Your Advisor (more than once!)

If you want to be successful, you need to have a plan. For college students, academic advising teams are the key. The job of an advisor is to help you develop a roadmap to accomplishing your goals. They can assist you in building your transfer plan and discuss the courses you need to complete before taking the next step.

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