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Luther Rice University
Luther Rice University 3038 Evans Mill Rd Lithonia, GA 30038 Phone: (770) 484-1204
  • General Information
    About Luther Rice University

    Your theological education at LRSU will be delivered in an environment of Christian excellence marked by: * Uncompromising commitment to the mandates, teachings, principles, and prohibitions of the Holy Scriptures * Unambiguous adherence to historic evangelical orthodoxy * Encouragement of academic freedom and critical thought * Student-focused Christian leadership committed to both the Great Commission and the Great Commandment * Evident Christian charity for everyone in the LRSU community and beyond * Commitment to a spiritually vibrant personal life that is reflected in every academic and nonacademic endeavor * Utilization of best practices in every department of the institution Student Core Competencies and Values The LRSU educational experience is designed to transfer to you all the vital competencies required of twenty-first century Christian leaders: * Exegetical/Expositional Competence­­—the ability to accurately interpret and effectively communicate the Word of God in a variety of contexts * Theological/Apologetical Competence—the ability to present a reasoned explanation of the doctrine’s integral to Scripture and to defend the historic Christian faith * Pastoral/Leadership Competence—the ability to shepherd and to lead others in ecclesiastical and workplace contexts * Evangelical/Devotional Competence—the ability to present the gospel to unbelievers in a clear and winsome way and to disciple believers for spiritual formation in the image of Christ * Academic/Discipleship Competence—the ability to research and study new subjects for oneself and to cultivate a lifestyle of lifelong learning * Communication Competence—the ability to communicate effectively and accurately through both the written and the spoken word The LRSU educational experience is further designed to instill biblical core values essential to your excellence in Christian ministry and leadership: * Devotion to the Word, the Will, and the Ways of God * Pursuit of personal holiness through the all-sufficient grace of God and the biblical disciplines of the spirit * Affirmation of the value and worth of every human soul and a consequent commitment to the global plan of God * Knowledge that all of creation exists for the glory of God and a passion to reflect that glory in every arena of life

    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Distance learning opportunities
    Student Services
    • General Education Courses
    • Career Services available upon completion
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Baptist
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    Campus Setting
    • Suburb: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants
    Full Time Retention Rate 50%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 1,291
    Native American 5.0
    Asian 102.0
    African American 452.0
    Hispanic 22.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 113
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 195

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