Texas Lutheran University (TLU)

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Texas Lutheran University can be found in Seguin, TX, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 1,600 students enrolled per year at Texas Lutheran University.

Students can submit either the SAT Exam or ACT scores at this school. A score between 990 - 1160 on the SAT exam, or 20 - 24 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. We were able to estimate the TLU average GPA (3.06 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Texas Lutheran University accepts roughly 60 percent of students applying each year. Of those that are accepted, about 25 percent registered for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at tlu.edu.

Overall TLU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Texas Lutheran University was reported as 55.7% in Fall 2020 with over 3,000 college applications submitted to this school. 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

  • TLU ACT Scores: 20 - 24
  • TLU Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Texas Lutheran University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Texas Lutheran University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

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 Texas Lutheran University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 42.6%
  • 2017-2018: 48.5%
  • 2018-2019: 54.3%
  • 2019-2020: 55.7%
  • Projected TLU Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 48.6%

How Does TLU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Texas Lutheran University is two percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Trinity University28.8%
Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio68.0%
St. Mary's University78.6%
Saint Edward's University88.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • 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 TLU (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading500 - 580
Math490 - 580
Total Score990 - 1160
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 23
Math19 - 25
Composite Score20 - 24
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