LeTourneau University (LETU)

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LETU can be found in Longview, TX, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around three thousand students enrolled per year at LETU.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT exam scores to LeTourneau University. A score between 1090 - 1310 on the SAT exam, or 22 - 29 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the LETU average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.23 - 3.57. An estimated 40% of all applicant were admitted at LeTourneau University, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 35% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at letu.edu.

Overall LETU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for LeTourneau University was reported as 44.5% in Fall 2020 with over 2,310 college applications submitted to LETU. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • LETU ACT Scores: 22 - 29
  • LETU Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.57

How Hard Is It to Get into LeTourneau University?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to LETU is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for LeTourneau University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 44.2%
  • 2017-2018: 47.1%
  • 2018-2019: 45.5%
  • 2019-2020: 44.5%
  • Projected LETU Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 42.1%

How Does LETU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for LETU is twenty-seven percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
East Texas Baptist University59.5%
Centenary College of Louisiana59.8%
Texas A & M University-Texarkana93.6%
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus65.1%
Paul Quinn College79.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to LETU (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading550 - 650
Math540 - 660
Total Score1090 - 1310
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 29
Math21 - 28
Composite Score22 - 29
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