About LeTourneau University



Claiming every workplace in every nation as their mission field, LeTourneau University graduates are professionals of ingenuity and Christ-like character who see life's work as a holy calling with eternal impact.

LeTourneau University is an interdenominational Christ-centered university offering more than 90 programs that prepare students for success in areas including aviation, biblical studies, business, criminal justice, education, engineering, health-science-nursing, human services, kinesiology, liberal arts, psychology and science.

Graduate degree offerings include business administration, counseling, education, engineering, psychology and strategic leadership.

In addition to its residential campus in Longview, the university offers undergraduate and graduate programs online and at educational centers in Plano, Houston and at the McKinney National Airport.

The university's 2,721 students represent nearly all 50 states, 30 countries and 48 different denominational groups.

The entering freshman class averages of SAT scores range from approximately 150-200 points above the national average and evidence a strong academic quality, although provision is made for students with lower scores who possess evidence of potential achievement.

U.S. News & World Report has consistently ranked LETU in the top tier among "America's Best Colleges" for more than two decades among universities in its category.



  • LETU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees.
  • LeTourneau's Engineering program offers the BSE degree with various concentrations, and is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.
  • LeTourneau's Engineering Technology program offers the BSET degree with various concentrations, and is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.
  • LeTourneau’s Mechanical Engineering program offers the BSME degree, and is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org/
  • The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at LeTourneau University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).
  • LETU's flight program is certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
  • LeTourneau is a proud member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III.
  • The Texas State Board for Educator Certification has approved LeTourneau University as an undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, graduate, and No Child Left Behind compliant certification program.

The 162-acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of 194000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas, and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.