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Texas Lutheran University (TLU)

1000 W. Court St, Seguin, TX

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About
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.

Academics
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

Student Enrollment

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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$19,390
Receiving Student Loans70%$7,926
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To 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

Graduation Rates

TLU has an overall graduation rate which is around 52%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years31%
Graduating in 5 Years17%
Graduating in 6 Years3%

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)

Intercollegiate Athletics

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)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

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

Education

Engineering

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Transportation and Materials Moving

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

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.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
50.72%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
14:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$17,052