Luther Rice College and Seminary

Lithonia, GA
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Luther Rice Seminary & University is a private Christian college and seminary in Lithonia, Georgia, part of Metro Atlanta. The school was founded in 1962 by Robert Gee Witty in Jacksonville, Florida. It has an enrollment of about 1,600 students. Through the university and seminary the institution offers bachelor, master's, and doctoral degrees in leadership, counseling, apologetics, Christian worldview, Christian studies, and Christian ministry.

Luther Rice runs online course delivery and online degree programs. It also claims to have high-profile graduates (e.g., Charles Stanley, Jerry Vines, John Ankerberg, Fred L. Lowery, Dorothy Patterson, Stephen Olford and other well-known evangelical preachers, such as Larry Lewis, a former president of Hannibal-LaGrange College in Hannibal, Missouri). LRU specializes in external and distance education. LRU is listed under "The Best Alternative Programs/Nontraditional Education" in the Comprehensive Guide to the Best Colleges and Universities in the United States, published by the American Council for University Planning and Academic Excellence (ACUPAE).

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $5,160.00 avg tuition

3038 Evans Mill Rd
Lithonia, GA 30038-2418
(770) 484-1204

Areas of Study:

  • Theology And Religious Vocations
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Luther Rice College and Seminary

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4-year graduation rate 0%
6-year graduation rate 11%
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Open Admissions Policy Yes
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Dual Credit Yes
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Luther Rice College and Seminary

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $5,160.00 $5,160.00 $5,160.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $360.00 $360.00 $360.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $215.00 $215.00 $215.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $3,870.00 $3,870.00 $3,870.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $270.00 $270.00 $270.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $215.00 $215.00 $215.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
(with family)
Room and Board $0.00 $9,535.00 $4,340.00
Other Expenses $0.00 $6,199.00 $4,340.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,250.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 71%
Percent receiving grant aid 57%
Avg amount of grant aid $5,588.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 71%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,667.00

Luther Rice College and Seminary

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Bible/Biblical Studies X X
Divinity/Ministry X
Pastoral Studies/Counseling X
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other X
Theology/Theological Studies X

Scholarships for Students in Georgia

Name Amount Deadline
Julian and Jan Hester Memorial Scholarship $1,000 April 03, 2017
Morris Newspaper Corporation Scholarship Varies March 01, 2018
Durwood McAlister Scholarship Varies March 01, 2018

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