Texas Lutheran University is a small, 4-year, private liberal arts college that is associated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. It is a coed school located in Seguin, Texas in a suburban setting and has a student population of 1,445 undergraduates. Seguin, Texas is near the beautiful Texas Hill Country; 35 miles east of San Antonio and 50 miles south of Austin. It is the county seat of Guadalupe County and as of 2019, had an estimated population of 29,992.
Texas Lutheran University was founded in Brenham, Texas in 1891 and moved to Seguin in 1912. The victory bell from the campus tower in Brenham was the only piece brought from the old campus to the new campus. More than 30 major buildings and athletic fields are located on their 184-acre Seguin campus. The Chapel of the Abiding Presence was dedicated in 1954 and is a TLU icon. Services are held there on Monday, Wednesday and Friday (attendance not required). In the surrounding area you will find an 18-hole golf course and a state-of-the-art softball complex along with many additional recreational facilities and parks, a wealth of museums, visual and performing arts organizations and an amusement park.
The ethnic makeup of the campus is 46 percent white, 10 percent Black, 40 percent Latino, 2 percent two+ and 1 percent unknown. The male to female student ratio is balanced with slightly more women at 51 percent. Only two percent of the students are from outside the state of Texas and 65 percent of all students live on campus. The majors that drew these students to TLU in descending order of popularity are Business/Marketing, Parks and Recreation, Education, Health Professions, and the Social Sciences. Other enticing characteristics include opportunities to be involved in undergraduate research and an extensive study abroad program.
Students who have traditionally gained admission to TLU had median SAT scores of 990-1160 and 20-24 on the ACT exam. The university is committed to meeting 82 percent of student financial need. The total estimated cost of attending TLU is $45,970 to go along with an average financial aid package of $26,997
In addition to a wide array of clubs, organizations and community service activities available on campus, TLU has 15 NCAA Division III men’s and women’s athletic teams. They are a member of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference and compete in the American Southwest Conference for football.
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