LeTourneau University

599 reviews
  1. Longview, TX
  2. 4 Year
B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    A
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    C-
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    C
  9. Dorms
    A
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    A+
LeTourneau University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Inter-/Non-denominational
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
American Southwest Conference
Address
2100 S Mobberly Ave
Longview, TX 75607
Website

LeTourneau University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
49%
SAT Range
1030-1310
ACT Range
22-30
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$21,434/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $17,026/ year
  • $30-48k
    $17,768/ year
  • $49-75k
    $19,467/ year
  • $76-110k
    $21,552/ year
  • $110k+
    $25,417/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.38 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.43 responses
42%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.43 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,341Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
16%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 28 responses
Report
  • Intelligent
    43%
  • Quirky
    21%
  • Well-rounded
    14%
  • Judgmental
    11%
  • Creative
    4%
  • Friendly
    4%
  • Nerdy
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
94%
Poll
52%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.48 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.59 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 29 responses
Report
  • Dedicated
    48%
  • Intense
    24%
  • Driven
    14%
  • Very admirable
    14%

After LeTourneau University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$50,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
51%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.32 responses

Reviews

599 reviews
  • Excellent
    129
  • Very Good
    198
  • Average
    198
  • Poor
    49
  • Terrible
    25
From the first week at LeTourneau I knew I'd chosen the right school. Yeah, Texas was as hot as ever but my roommate assignment was perfect and I have many good friends both in and out of my dorm. As an engineer, I got to build my own 3D printer the very first semester and I've had several other hands on projects for classes including welding, lathing, lego robotics, 3D modeling, and much more! When classes got tough, professors and friends alike were there to support me and when presentations went well, they celebrated, too. I loved it so much that I stayed three more weeks to do research. LeTourneau also has a group just for kids who've grown up in other cultures and even though it's been a few years since I lived overseas, it was great to meet other students with similar experiences and talk about issues that you don't experience if you've grown up in one culture your whole life. And of course, if you're looking for a place to get involved and serve through leadership, LeTourneau's got plenty of opportunities for you to join others or start something new!
  • College Sophomore
  • 6 months ago
The dorms are pretty nice. Heaters and air conditioners generally work. Maintenance is sometimes very fast at unclogging your sink/fixing your antique broken blinds/repairing your broken window latch, other times it takes quite a few days.

I lived in an older dorm (one of the Trinities) and it had definitely seen better days. But beautiful big windows! So light! They just let a breeze in…the interior blinds would rattle on a windy night, because of the awful drafts.

Not all dorms have full kitchens, despite what the website says.

Dorm community is generally pretty strong and it is pretty rough if you don't fit in or get along with your floormates. Floors go to events together and each women's floor is paired with a men's floor. This brother/sister floor idea works well for some floors. It is pretty bad if a significant portion of your brother floor are jerks. It is sometimes also rough if you date someone who isn't on the brother floor. Ladies, you are not the brother floor's property--don't let them dictate what you can or can't do.

Floor community is one of the biggest advantages of LeTU. If you want, you can usually find pretty close friends who will stick by you. Roommate assignment has, in my experience, been a mixed bag. I had two roommates while I was there (one I was assigned, the other I chose when I moved dorms) and they were both fabulous, and we were very nicely matched. I had friends who were assigned people they didn't get along with, or just didn't talk to. Most people seemed pretty positive about that though.
  • College Sophomore
  • Feb 26 2014
This stuff doesn't happen at this school! Bars/Clubs around the campus are scary and dangerous because of the campus' location. As far as parties and nightlife I know there are house parties off campus but don't know much more than that. Transportation, you definitely need a car here or a friend with a car because that's basically how you get around anywhere off campus. On campus the buildings are close enough to walk everywhere.
  • College Junior
  • 5 months ago