General Information About LeTourneau University
LeTourneau University is a co-educational, interdenominational Christian university built upon a foundation of biblical authority, which seeks to glorify God by integrating faith, learning, and living. Recognizing that all knowledge comes from the Creator, the university helps students develop a maturing relationship with God, encouraging them to know Him through His Son, Jesus Christ. LeTourneau is a comprehensive academic institution, offering undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, and setting standards of excellence in engineering, technology, the liberal arts, business, aeronautical science, education, and the sciences. These programs are distinguished by an approach that provides students with the pure intellectual excitement of learning, coupled with real life problem-solving opportunities. At the core of all programs is an emphasis on developing communication and critical thinking skills. This integrated philosophy of education extends to all aspects of student life at LeTourneau, providing tangible opportunities for intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social, and physical development. LeTourneau helps students mature and develop leadership skills, self-sufficiency, and self-discipline by providing a campus community that enables faculty, staff, and students to interact on a uniquely personal level. In addition, our university encourages the faculty and staff to serve as role models in spiritual, personal and professional growth. Beyond its campus in Longview, Texas, the university is mindful of the need for service and Christian witness in the broader community and throughout the world. LeTourneau serves its community through research and by responding to the need for educational programs to adult students at off-campus sites and educational centers. It encourages in its students the qualities of ingenuity and entrepreneurship that contribute to free enterprise and the democratic process. In addition, LeTourneau attracts students from many nations, sensitizing all students to other cultures. It encourages students to communicate responsibly their views, values, and Christian faith to the world.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Weekend/evening college
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- City: Small
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 979 Percent Admitted 59% Men Admitted 64% Women Admitted 50% Full Time Retention Rate 71%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 530 650 Math 550 660 Writing 490 620
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 22 29 English 21 30 Math 23 29 Writing 20 28
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 4,700 Native American 21 Asian 60 African American 1,036 Hispanic 357 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 2,733 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 329