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Graduate Studies Application--BEGINNING

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Application for Graduate Admission

If you have not previously earned a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university, and are not planning to complete a bachelor's within the next calendar year, please complete the Application for Undergraduate Admission.

Uncertain which application to complete?  Contact the office of Graduate Studies (806-720-7599).
Applications for LCU's Family Nurse Practitioner cohorts are accepted only between set dates occurring annually. 
Application dates for the 2017 FNP cohort are September 7, 2016 - January 15, 2017.

Please contact the Graduate Nursing department (806-720-7681) for more information regarding the program or application process. 

General Information


When do you hope to begin the graduate program?  (View LCU's graduate academic calendars here.) 

The following programs are enrolled as cohorts, and accept applications for students to begin only during the following session(s):
  • Educational Diagnostician:  January (Applications accepted year-round)
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Programs:  (Applications accepted September - January)
    • FNP degree program:  May
    • FNP certification program:  August
  • Superintendent Certification:  May (Applications accepted year-round)
Session Start Date: * Year: *
With the exception of the Family Nurse Practitioner and Counseling programs, all applications must be completed at least four weeks prior to the intended start date in order to be considered for admission. 

You may contact the office of Graduate Behavioral Science for Counseling program application deadlines. 


Contact Information

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*  ex: 999-99-9999

If the last name listed above is a married name, or you attended school or took a standardized college entrance exam using a different name, please list your previous name(s) here:
Last/Family Name First Name Middle Name Suffix (Jr., etc.)
Phone Number: * *

Personal Data
Lubbock Christian University does not discriminate based on age, gender, disability, race, color, or national origin in application decisions.
If you selected "yes" on the previous question, please explain here.

Educational Experience
List in chronological order ALL colleges, universities, or professional schools you have attended (or are attending), including LCU, and regardless of whether a degree or certification program was completed.  If a degree is pending, indicate the date on which the degree will be awarded.

You must provide the official transcript(s) bearing your bachelor's degree, and showing any/all coursework completed after the degree was earned.  LCU may require some applicants to submit transcripts for work completed prior to their bachelor's degree:
College or University Location Dates Attended Degrees or Diplomas
* * * *


GRE Scores (if taken multiple times, list most recent scores)

Transfer Applicants Only:
Cumulative Graduate GPA:
Number of Graduate Hours Previously Completed:

If you selected "yes" on either of the previous two questions, please explain here.

Additional Information
Extracurricular activities and honors:

How did you hear about LCU's graduate programs?

Why did you choose to apply to LCU?
If you selected "other" on the previous question, please explain here:

Do you have any friends or relatives who would like information about LCU?
Would they be interested in undergraduate or graduate studies?

Meningitis Vaccination
* I certify that I have read and understand the requirements regarding Bacterial Meningitis vaccination.
* I understand that it is my responsibility to contact the Office of Graduate Studies if I believe that I may be exempt from the requirement for any reason. 806-720-7599 or

Application Policy
Lubbock Christian University is open to all persons (regardless of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, or disabled condition) who are otherwise eligible for admission as students. In all of the educational programs and activities of Lubbock Christian University, the students of the university are treated without discrimination in their participation.

Applications for admission, along with the application fee and all supporting documentation, must be submitted to the Graduate Studies Office 30 days prior to the beginning of the appropriate enrollment period, in order to ensure adequate time for consideration. Applications received (or completed) after this time will be processed as time and space allow. For more information, please refer to the university catalog.

The university may exercise due diligence and deny admission to otherwise qualified individuals who have a history that indicates their presence might endanger members of the university community.

Withholding information on this application, or providing false information, may render the applicant ineligible for admission to Lubbock Christian University, or subject to dismissal. 

I confirm that I have read and fully understand the terms and conditions set forth in Lubbock Christian University's Application Policy, and agree that my typed name below serves as my electronic signature.

Application Fee
As a graduate applicant to Lubbock Christian University, you must submit a non-refundable $35 fee payment with your application.

The preferred method is to complete payment online, using either a credit card or electronic check. (Please note that pre-paid debit/credit cards or gift cards may not process correctly.) You may also mail a check or money order as payment.
How do you wish to pay? *
Even if you chose to mail a payment in, please click "Proceed to Payment" below, and you will be provided the address to which your check should be mailed.  

To ensure proper credit, please be certain your/the applicant's name appears on the check or money order as it appears on the application.