LeTourneau University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$33,670
3% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$26,974
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.56%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
48.8%
3,000 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,536
40% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
66.8%
173 Graduates

About

LeTourneau University is a higher education institution located in Gregg County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at LeTourneau University were General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (48 degrees awarded), Mechanical Engineering (39 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (35 degrees).

In 2022, 464 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at LeTourneau University. 51.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (299 degrees), 5.98 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (50 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at LeTourneau University is $33,670, which is $9,674 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at LeTourneau University is $33,670, which is $9,674 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,974.

In 2022, 48% of undergraduate students attending LeTourneau University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 30% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$33,670
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at LeTourneau University was $33,670. The cost of tuition at LeTourneau University is $9,674 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$26,974
2022 Value
4.02%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 LeTourneau University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,974. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of LeTourneau University grew by 4.02%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,460
Room and Board
$1,612
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at LeTourneau University was of $10,460 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.48% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,612. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

48%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
30%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

48% of undergraduate students at LeTourneau University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 5.88% with respect to 2021, when 51% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.56%
2019 Default Rate
12
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at LeTourneau University was 1.56%, which represents 12 out of the 768 total borrowers.

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Admissions

LeTourneau University received 3,000 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 31% annual growth. Out of those 3,000 applicants, 1,465 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 48.8% acceptance rate.

There were 3,536 students enrolled at LeTourneau University in 2022. 36% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

LeTourneau University has an overall enrollment yield of 21.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

48.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,465
Accepted Out of 3,000

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of LeTourneau University was 48.8% (1,465 admissions from 3,000 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 54.2%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 31%, while admissions grew by 18%..

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SAT Scores

36%
Submission Percentage (2022)
110
Scores Submitted (2022)

36% of enrolled first-time students at LeTourneau University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

LeTourneau University had a total enrollment of 3,536 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at LeTourneau University is 1,415 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,121. This means that 40% of students enrolled at LeTourneau University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at LeTourneau University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 35.9% White, 8.94% Hispanic or Latino, 3.96% Black or African American, 3% Two or More Races, 1.1% Asian, 0.537% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0566% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at LeTourneau University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (45.9%), followed by White Female (22.7%) and Two or More Races Male (3.34%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (51.3%), followed by Black or African American Female (17.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

40%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at LeTourneau University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,536 students. The full-time enrollment at LeTourneau University is 1,415 and the part-time enrollment is 2,121. This means that 40% of students enrolled at LeTourneau University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at LeTourneau University was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), LeTourneau University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,269 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    316 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    140 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at LeTourneau University is 35.9% White, 8.94% Hispanic or Latino, 3.96% Black or African American, 3% Two or More Races, 1.1% Asian, 0.537% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0566% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 14 more women than men received degrees from LeTourneau University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at LeTourneau University is white (299 degrees awarded). There were 5.98 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (50 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at LeTourneau University is General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (48 degrees awarded), followed by Mechanical Engineering (39 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (35 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at LeTourneau University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (55 degrees awarded), Applied Sciences (4 degrees), and Theology (12 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at LeTourneau University are Software developers (455,007 people), Other managers (420,301 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (349,682 people), Civil engineers (282,523 people), and Mechanical engineers (207,462 people).

The most specialized majors at LeTourneau University in 2022 are Transportation (55 degrees awarded), Applied Sciences (4 degrees), Theology (12 degrees), Engineering (84 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (30 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at LeTourneau University are Podiatrists, Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at LeTourneau University are Transportation (55 degrees awarded), Applied Sciences (4 degrees), Theology (12 degrees), Engineering (84 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (30 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at LeTourneau University are Computer Systems Design (521,878 people), Elementary & secondary schools (520,975 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (443,768 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (365,465 people), and Construction (331,997 people).

The most specialized majors at LeTourneau University are Transportation (55 degrees awarded), Applied Sciences (4 degrees), Theology (12 degrees), Engineering (84 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (30 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2022)
  1. 48 degrees awarded
  2. 39 degrees awarded
  3. 35 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at LeTourneau University was General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology with 48 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

225
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
239
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 225 degrees were awarded to men at LeTourneau University, which is 0.941 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (239).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 43 degrees were awarded to men at LeTourneau University in General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology, which is 6.14 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 38 degrees were awarded to men at LeTourneau University in Elementary Education & Teaching, which is 12.7 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

48%
100% Completion Time
56%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 48% of students graduating from LeTourneau University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 56% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 57% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at LeTourneau University is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 5.78% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    299 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    50 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    41 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at LeTourneau University is white (299 degrees awarded). There were 5.98 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (50 degrees).

4.96% of degree recipients (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    157 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    142 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    38 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at LeTourneau University is white male (157 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (142 degrees).

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Operations

LeTourneau University has an endowment valued at nearly $25.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−22.2%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, LeTourneau University had a total salary expenditure of 54.1M. LeTourneau University employs 28 Associate professors, 23 Professors and 22 Assistant professors. Most academics at LeTourneau University are Male Associate professor (22), Male Professor (18), and Male Assistant professor (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at LeTourneau University are: Management, with 59 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 50 employees, and Service with 33 employees.

Endowment

$25.6M
2022 Endowment
10.2%
decline from 2021

LeTourneau University has an endowment valued at about $25.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of LeTourneau University declined 10.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $21M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$22.5M
2022 Salaries
3.77%
growth from 2021

In 2022, LeTourneau University paid a median of $22.5M in salaries, which represents 41.6% of their overall expenditure ($54.1M) and a 3.77% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.51M
Instructional Salaries
94
Number of Employees

In 2022, LeTourneau University paid a total of $6.51M to 94 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
28 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
59 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at LeTourneau University were Associate professor with 28 employees, Professor with 23 employees, and Assistant professor with 22 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at LeTourneau University were Management with 59 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 50 employees, and Service with 33 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at LeTourneau University was Male Associate professor with 22 employees, Male Professor with 18 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 15 employees.

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