Texas Lutheran University, located in Seguin, Texas, and was established in 1891. The school was originally established as an academy of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. The school was originally located in Brenham, but moved to Seguin into a single building located on 15 acres. The school merged with Trinity College of Round Rock, Texas and and Clifton College, resulting in an expansion of the schools offerings and a change of the name to Texas Lutheran University.
Texas Lutheran University offers a variety of majors and minors to provide students a number of choices for their academic and professional futures. Programs typically take four years to complete and result in a bachelor's degree. Minor degree options allow students to pursue secondary interests that may or may not relate to their major. As a school with a religious foundation, Lutheran principles are part of the foundation of the academic offerings at the school.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students interested in enrollment at Texas Lutheran University may apply through assured or regular admissions. Assured admissions guarantees admission to the university if certain requirements (available online) are met. Regular admissions is for students who wish to enroll but do not meet guaranteed admissions requirements. Applications for regular admissions will be reviewed once completed and a decision regarding admission made shortly thereafter.
Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Individuals in need of financial assistance must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the financial information provided in which will be used to determine need, eligibility and awards. Financial aid must be applied for every year.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give an overview of the applicants TLU accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Texas Lutheran University has a total student population of about 1,400, with undergraduate students making up about 99% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $28,000-$33,000 per year
- For part-time students, charges are between $920-$1,100 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$19,390|
|Receiving Student Loans||70%||$7,926|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, Texas Lutheran University may provide student services like:
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
TLU has an overall graduation rate which is around 52%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||31%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||17%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||3%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Teacher Education (Bachelor's) Program
- * Accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee (since 2006)
- Music Program
- * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 2012)
Texas Lutheran University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference)
- Football (Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference)
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Texas Lutheran University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Theology and Religious Vocations
Transportation and Materials Moving
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Texas Lutheran University.
- University of Houston - Victoria in Victoria, TX (80 miles away)
- Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, TX (125 miles away)
- Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi in Corpus Christi, TX (134 miles away)
- Texas Southern University in Houston, TX (158 miles away)
- Texas A&M International University in Laredo, TX (164 miles away)
Also, check out our college lists below, which can help students compare schools to one another:
- Visit the main Texas colleges & universities profile page
- Review a list of Texas private colleges
- Review a list of Texas Bible and Christian Colleges
Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Texas Lutheran University for official up-to-date information.