Luther Rice University

Luther Rice University

Luther Rice University is a private Christian seminary college located in Atlanta, Georgia. Robert Gee Witty established the university in 1962. The university offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs both on-campus and online. Some of the areas of study at Luther Rice University are Biblical studies, divinity, religion and ministry.

Students at Luther Rice University participate in various academic, social and cultural extra-curricular activities that are hosted by the Student Government Association. Financial aid is provided to deserving students based on academic records, financial need and enrollment status. Academic advising and health care facilities are also available for students through the Student Services Department of Luther Rice University.

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Contacting Luther Rice

Luther Rice University
3038 Evans Mill Rd
Lithonia , GA 30038-2418
General Phone: (770) 484-1204

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Luther Rice Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy230bible studies, religious education, ministry, theological and ministerial studies, pastoral counseling

Number of programs and degrees for Luther Rice in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree541
Master's degree1665
Doctor's degree - professional practice101

Luther Rice Student Body

In 2007-2008, Luther Rice had a total enrollment of 1,047 students (662 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 35%
Graduate 65%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 55%
Black 33%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 8%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 0%
20-21 1%
22-24 3%
25-29 11%
30-34 14%
35-39 18%
40-49 32%
50-64 19%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

North Carolina5%
West Virginia3%
South Carolina3%

Luther Rice Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 60 %
Part-Time 61 %

Luther Rice Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Lithonia, Georgia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Georgia Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Luther Rice Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,136
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,136
Books and supplies $ 1,250

Financial Aid:
Luther Rice participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3100900)

Luther Rice Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year3$48,0000*
Associate professorcalendar year5$63,6000*
Assistant professorcalendar year4$44,5000*
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year12$53,3331*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Luther Rice Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Religious Education
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other

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What Sets Luther Rice Apart:

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