Frequently Asked Questions

Admissions & Financial Aid

  • Q: Can my son or daughter apply online?
    A: Yes. Prospective students can begin the application process and apply online by visiting the university home page. A link exists in the middle section of the home page for online application.
  • Q: What is the current tuition cost at LeTourneau?
    A: By visiting the Financial Aid section of our website you will uncover some great information to help you in the planning process. A list of the university's tuition and fees is included.
  • Q: Can I complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) application online?
    A: Yes. In the Financial Aid section of the website is a link to the federal student aid site and directions for completing your application online. Click here and reference step #3.


Academic & Student Activities


  • Q: How can I gain access to my student's academic records?
    A: The university provides a downloadable form that must be completed and returned to the university before we can release educational record information to persons other than the enrolled student. Directions for completing and returning the form are included.
  • Q: Where can my student find additional academic support?
    A: LeTourneau's Achievement Center exists to promote student success by providing supportive resources for students. These include mentoring, academic study labs, writing centers, peer advisors, online tutoring and more.
  • Q: What kind of activities exist on campus for my student to be involved in?
    A: There are dozens of student organizations on the campus of LeTourneau University that organize and hold a variety of events throughout the school year. In addition, intramural sports are very popular with our students and we have a total of 13 varsity sports teams that have games on the campus throughout the year. The student-led Yellow Jacket Activities Council (YAC) organizes and hosts events throughout the year including mystery bus trips, Movie Night, The Gauntlet, Extreme Bingo Night, STOMP and more.
  • Q: How can I find out who is speaking in the chapel services?
    A: You can view and also listen to select chapel services through the university website. The university chaplain provides a diverse schedule each semester of visiting leaders and teachers in addition to our own faculty, staff and administration.
  • Q: Is there anyone on campus who can help my student find an internship and/or a career mentor?
    A: Absolutely! LeTourneau's Career Services team can guide your student through all things career-related. New in 2015, the Career Services and Alumni departments launched VineUp, an online mentoring platform that connects current students with LETU alumni. Encourage your student to start thinking about career opportunities early!

Travel Questions

  • Q: Where can I find directions to campus and a list of hotels in the area where I can stay?
    A: You can access directions to campus and a list of available hotels here.
  • Q: I need to know when my student will be out of class for holidays and spring/summer break. Is there a list of those dates on the website?
    A: The university's academic calendar is a great resource for you to know when holidays and breaks are scheduled for, as well as academically related deadlines. You can also see a few semesters beyond our current one so that you can arrange any long term family plan
  • Q: My student will be flying into a regional airport (Longview, Shreveport, Dallas). How can we arrange a ride to and from the airport?
    A: There are frequently a number of students flying in and out of regional airports during holidays and breaks. We highly encourage your student to begin talking to fellow students well in advance to arrange for transportation - usually this is not difficult for them to do, especially if they utilize the LETU Buzz app. Parents can also post transportation needs on the LeTourneau University Parents group on Facebook to coordinate among parents. If your student gets into an emergency situation, be sure to contact their Residence Director.


Questions? Contact

Gail Ritchey

Assistant to the Director of Alumni & Parent Relations

(903) 233-3842