Inspired by faith and a spirit of ingenuity,
LeTourneau University integrates
learning, living and Christian leadership in
a community of integrity, academic quality
and technological innovation.

This 26-word Focus Statement captures the essence of what drives LeTourneau University.  Faith and Ingenuity are the key words at LeTourneau University.  As an evangelical Christian university, LeTourneau's foundation is based squarely on biblical principles and practice.  Approximately 4,000 students from across the nation and around the world study at the home campus in Longview, on-line and at four other educational centers throughout Texas.


  • A strong values-based education centered on a Christian worldview
  • Full accreditation by the Council on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Consistent listing year after year by U.S. News and World Report in the top tier of "America's Best Colleges"
  • Over sixty academic majors
  • An aeronautical science program considered by the industry as one of the best four-year programs in the nation
  • A world-renowned engineering program, as evidenced by high demand for LETU graduates
  • A progressive School of Business, accredited by the International Assembly of Collegiate Business Educators
  • A teacher education program with one of the highest success rates in the State of Texas
  • Cutting-edge opportunities for undergraduate research through LETU's Office of Sponsored Programs
  • Accelerated programs for working adults - including online Bachelor's and Master's programs - through the School of Graduate and Professional Studies
  • Spring and summer mission trips where hundreds of LETU students each year minister around the world
  • Local community service opportunities allowing LETU students to volunteer over 20,000 hours annually (resulting in LETU being the only college or university in Texas nominated for the Governor's Volunteer Award)
  • The LETU Center for the Development of Christian Leadership -- recognized by the City of Longview for exemplary service to the community
  • Intercollegiate athletics
     - for men: 
              baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, and tennis
     -for women: 
    basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball
  • A strong intramural activity program to involve students at every level of ability
  • Over forty different student organizations from which to choose
  • New and newly remodeled residence facilities
  • State-of-the-art laboratories and classrooms with full multi-media capabilities and wireless computer networks

A world of opportunity awaits you at LeTourneau University, where " Faith brings us together. Ingenuity sets us apart."