Texas Lutheran University

1000 W Court St, Seguin, United States
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Overview of Texas Lutheran University

About this school

Texas Lutheran, founded in 1891, is a private, church-affiliated university. Its 160-acre campus is located in Seguin, 35 miles south of Austin.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,359
    • Men:649 Men (47.8%)
    • Women:710 Women (52.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Texas Lutheran University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

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
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
2
3
Social Studies
3
4
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
1

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
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
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1000 West Court Street
City, State, Zip
Seguin, TX 78155-5999
Phone
(830) 372-8050
Fax
(830) 372-8096
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
Recommended for all freshmen
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
49% of 2,250 applicants were admitted
Women
51% of 1,067 applicants were admitted
Men
47% of 1,183 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
490 (45%) of 1,092 admitted students enrolled
Women
229 (42%) of 541 admitted students enrolled
Men
261 (47%) of 551 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.60
375 And Above
32%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
12%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
488-570 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
14%
• Score 500 - 600
52%
• Score 400 - 500
29%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
17%
• Score 500 - 600
47%
• Score 400 - 500
31%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |19-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
4%
• Score 24 - 29
22%
• Score 18 - 23
59%
• Score 12 - 17
15%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $29,960 (69.5%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,150 (23.54%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,000 (2.32%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,000 (4.64%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Texas Lutheran University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


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

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003641
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
394 (94.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
354 (89.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
354 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
99 (28.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
85%
Average Award
$26,587
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 354 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,639
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 239 (67.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,286
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 40 (11.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
71 (17.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,404

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,193 (91.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,071 (89.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,071 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
210 (19.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
83%
Average Award
$25,526
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,056 (98.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $21,262
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 721 (67.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,653
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 180 (16.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
239 (18.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,918

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
78%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$32,437
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
19.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
14.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, TEACH Grants
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Mathematics
Creative Arts/Performance
Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Junior Miss, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,317

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


82

Part-Time Faculty


45

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


55%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 26% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 39% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 27% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 8% 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


  • Not reported

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
437,794
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
264
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


Texas Lutheran University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


72.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


35.4%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


50.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


52.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (38)


  • Accounting
  • Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Theology/Theological Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Parks and recreation, Education

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Accounting

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    26,272

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    San Antonio, Austin

    Campus Size


    196 acres

    Weather


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

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    1 mile(s) from campus in Seguin
    Nearest Train Station
    30 mile(s) from campus in San Antonio

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Coed housing, disabled student housing

    Students of College Housing


    60% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    40%

    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
    NCAA Division III
    Mascot
    Bulldogs
    School Colors
    Black and gold

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, bowling, football, racquetball, softball, tennis, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Texas Lutheran University offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, alpha lambda delta, pre health professions club, xi tau, sigma phi theta, mexican american student association

    Sororities


    48% of women participate

    Fraternities


    23% of men participate

    ROTC


    Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    1,305

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    1,359
    Women
    710
    Men
    649

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 0.7% Asian
    • 10.4% Black/African-American
    • 33.9% Hispanic/Latino
    • 0.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 51.1% White
    • 3.1% Unknown

    International Students


    0.4% from 11 countries

    Average Age


    21

    Number of Graduate Students


    35

    Student Resources

    Study resources