Quick Facts

Institutional Type

Luther Rice College & Seminary is a private, independent, not-for-profit institution incorporated in the State of Florida. The institution is registered as a corporation with the State of Georgia. Luther Rice College & Seminary is exempt from the need to seek authorization under the provisions of the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Act of 1990, O.C.G.A. 20-3-250.3 (a) (10).


Established

June 13, 1962  


Campus Location

Metro Atlanta  


Mission Statement

The mission of Luther Rice College & Seminary is to serve the church by providing biblically based on-campus and distance education to Christian men and women for ministry with an end to granting undergraduate and graduate degrees. 


Accreditation

Luther Rice College & Seminary is a member of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) [15935 Forest Road, Forest, VA 24551, Telephone: 434-525-9539, email: info@tracs.org (www.tracs.org)], having been awarded Reaffirmed status as a Category IV institution by the TRACS Accreditation Commission on April 21, 2015; this status is effective for a period of ten years. TRACS is recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE), the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE).

Luther Rice College & Seminary is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), to grant certificates and degrees at the Associate, Baccalaureate, Master’s, and Doctoral levels. Initial accreditation was granted on February 19th, 2014, in light of the commission’s judgment that the institution complies with ABHE’s Standards, including documentation of the appropriateness, rigor, and achievement of its stated student learning outcomes and all other Title IV eligibility requirements. ABHE may be contacted at 5850 T.G. Lee Blvd, Suite #130, Orlando, FL, 32822, or by phone at 407-207-0808 (www.ABHE.org). ABHE is recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE), and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).


Enrollment

Based on IPEDS 12-month Enrollment for the 2016-2017 Academic Year  
Unduplicated Student Head Count: 1,336

Enrollment by Gender

Male:      73%
Female:  27%

Enrollment by State

Georgia
Florida
Alabama
Tennessee
North Carolina
Texas

44%
7%
4%
3%
5%
4%

Enrollment by Academic Program

Bachelor of Arts in Religion

31%

Master of Arts in Apologetics 6%
Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling 8%
Master of Arts in Christian Studies 6%
Master of Arts in Leadership 6%
Master of Arts in Ministry 9%
Master of Divinity 27%
Doctor of Ministry 6%
Non-degree Seeking 1%

Graduation Rates

BAR Graduation Rate:

36%

MA Graduation Rate:

53.5%

MDIV Graduation Rate:

50.6%

DMIN Graduation Rate:

43.4%

Retention Rates  

Overall Retention from Fall to Fall: 66.3% 


Job Placement

72% (Based on 2015 Graduates Alumni Survey) 


Learning Outcomes

See Learning Outcome Assessment Results


Faculty Profile

Total Number: 31  

  • Full-Time: 14

  • Part-Time: 15

  • Terminal Degrees (Doctorates): 83%


Tuition and Fees

Per semester hour for 2018-2019

Bachelor On-Campus: $238
Bachelor Online:          $284
Master On-Campus:    $238
Master Online:              $274
Doctoral:                        $327


Students Receiving Financial Aid

% of Students who Received Aid from Federal Programs (47%)
% of Students who Received Institution-based Aid (15%)
% of Students who Received Aid from the State (0%)
% of Students who Received Aid from Other Sources (1%)


Average Federal Financial Aid Award ($5,802)


Library

Physical Volumes: 60,6924

Digital Electronic Volumes: 492,836