Our Lady of the Lake University

411 SW 24th St, San Antonio, United States
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Overview of Our Lady of the Lake University

About this school

Our Lady of the Lake is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Founded as a women's college in 1911, it adopted coeducation in 1968. The primary campus buildings are Victorian Gothic architectural style. Its 75-acre campus is located in northwest San Antonio.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,342
    • Men:410 (30.6%)
    • Women:932 (69.4%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Not reported

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Not used if submitted
Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
411 Southwest 24th Street
City, State, Zip
San Antonio, TX  78207-4689
Phone
(210) 431-3961
Fax
(210) 436-0824
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
-
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
Not reported
Early Action Notification
Not reported

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Not reported

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
91% of 3,389 applicants were admitted
Women
92% of 2,347 applicants were admitted
Men
90% of 1,042 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
497 (16%) of 3,094 admitted students enrolled
Women
350 (16%) of 2,158 admitted students enrolled
Men
147 (16%) of 936 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.45
375 And Above
25%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
21%
2.50 - 2.99
18%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
460-530 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
5%
• Score 500 - 600
48%
• Score 400 - 500
45%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
470-550 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
9%
• Score 500 - 600
47%
• Score 400 - 500
40%
• Score 300 - 400
3%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
17-21 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
1%
• Score 24 - 29
11%
• Score 18 - 23
60%
• Score 12 - 17
27%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $28,740 (66.92748358250664%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,602 (22.36039308835173%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (2.794466955428252%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,400 (7.917656373713381%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Our Lady of the Lake University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline May 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003598
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
204 (95.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
185 (90.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
185 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
71 (38.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
87%
Average Award
$23,250
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 185 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,813
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 156 (84.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,881
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 65 (35.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
24 (11.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,723

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,084 (92.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,016 (93.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,016 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
418 (41.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
84%
Average Award
$22,549
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 997 (98.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,648
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 898 (88.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,314
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 364 (35.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
108 (9.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,806

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
85%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$34,224
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


102

Part-Time Faculty


213

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


28%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 25% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 39% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 34% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 2% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 12% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 62% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
40-49
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
318,496

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
236
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Our Lady of the Lake University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


61.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


26.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


36.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


38.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (36)


  • Accounting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Family and Community Services
  • Finance, General
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing, Other
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Public administration and social services, Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (19)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • English
  • Finance and Banking
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Management Information Systems
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Organizational Management
  • Psychology--General
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Writing

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


1,382,951

Nearest Metropolitan Area


75 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


San Antonio, TX

Weather


Temperature
37.9 average low in January, 91.8 average high in September
Rain
82 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
-
Nearest Bus Station
-
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


39% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


61%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Armadillos
School Colors
Blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
cheerleading, football, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Our Lady of the Lake University offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, television station, national sororities, first year connection, kappa delta chi, epsilon sigma alpha, social justice organization, higher achievement through leadership opportunities

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,221

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,342
Women
932
Men
410

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.5% Asian
  • 8.3% Black/African-American
  • 77.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 10.2% White
  • 1.8% Unknown

International Students


1.5%

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


1,870

Student Resources

Study resources