Our commitment to learning means you don't get lost in the crowd. Instead, you will benefit from outstanding faculty, small classes and hands-on learning opportunities in an environment that develops leadership from a Christian perspective. You can find out more about what LeTourneau looks for in its students here.
LeTourneau's faculty and staff do more than say they are Christians; they live a lifestyle that encourages students to know Jesus Christ. Our faculty members are experts in their fields, from and seek to develop strong, personal relationships with their students.
As an interdenominational, evangelical Christian university, our foundation is based squarely on biblical principles and practice. We want to help our students not only grow academically and socially, but also spiritually. Check out our mission statement .
LeTourneau University is consistently ranked in the
Top Tier of Master's/Comprehensive Universities among
"America's Best Colleges" by U.S. News and World Report.
More than 3000 students attend LETU, including our undergraduate and graduate programs.
Our enrollment has grown by 67 percent over the last decade; our average entering SAT scores are between 130 to 150 points higher than the national average.
The 2010 freshman class welcomed six National Merit Finalists, bringing the total number of finalists to 32 at LETU.
We offer undergraduate and graduate degrees for working adults at locations in Bedford, Dallas, Houston and Tyler, Texas, as a complement to our main campus in Longview, as well as online.
We're into global – Our students represent all 50 states and more than 24 countries.
LeTourneau is the first university in Texas certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to offer an air traffic control program.
LETU’s Aeronautical Science program was named the best all-around college aviation program in the nation when its flight team was awarded the Loening Trophy, the rarest of all collegiate aviation honors, at the 2009 SAFECON competition hosted by Park College in St. Louis, Mo. Check out our aeronautical science page to learn more.
|LETU students and faculty involved in the LeTourneau Empowering Global Solutions (LEGS) program dig up real-world research and impact lives across continents through prosthetic technology, small plot irrigation, visual literacy and food preservation projects.|
LeTourneau University students in the mechanical, electrical, and materials joining majors continue to compete in the international Baja SAE competitions each year, and have consistently placed in the upper half of the competition, winning third place overall in the 2008 Illinois competition with their number 15 Baja car, “Ingenuity.” The students compete against teams from more than 100 universities around the world.
|LETU's dining hall, The Corner Café, opened in 2009 and not only offers delicious meals, but also the coolest atmosphere around. The seriously good food you'll find on campus is provided by Bon Appétit , our food service provider, whose clients include MIT, eBay, Yahoo! and DreamWorks SKG. Bon Appétit is committed to|
purchasing socially responsible and sustainable food and uses fresh, authentic ingredients to create standout meals every day. Check out our campus dining page.
|Coming soon: A three-phase
residential housing complex
that will accommodate 600 to
675 students to meet demands
based on enrollment growth.
The first phrase broke ground in Spring 2010 for a
200-bed residence hall scheduled for completion in time for Fall 2011 occupancy. The facility will be eligible for LEED (Leadership in Environmental Energy and Design) certification and built with energy efficiency and sustainability in mind. Discover other ways LETU is going green.