LeTourneau University.

LeTourneau University

Longview, TX4 year degree
Acceptance rate

About LeTourneau University

LeTourneau University (LETU) is a private, interdenominational Christian university in Longview, Texas. As The Christian polytechnic university, it offers degree programs in engineering, aeronautical science, business, education, nursing, psychology, theology and the arts and sciences. The university also provides graduate and undergraduate degree programs online and at the university's main campus in Longview. Founded as LeTourneau Technical Institute in February 1946 by R. G. LeTourneau with his wife, Evelyn, the school initially educated veterans returning from World War II. Total annual enrollment is nearly 3,000.


  • Offers bachelor's, master's, and associate degrees
  • 1,802 students
  • 0.29 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available
  • www.letu.edu

Notable programs at LeTourneau University

Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Biology, Accounting, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources Management, International Business, Management Information Systems, and Mass Communication and Media Studies.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

838 students out of 1,780 applicants were accepted into LeTourneau University. They had an average SAT score of 1190. 60% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 52% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

Undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the cost of tuition at LeTourneau University was $29,320. After taking into account the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for students was $43,388.

Financial aid available at LeTourneau University

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

67% of undergraduate students at LeTourneau University received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at LeTourneau University

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at LeTourneau University was of $9,870 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,564.

Diversity at LeTourneau University

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017