Texas Lutheran University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$33,330
3.03% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$21,442
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.6%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
91.8%
1,835 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,369
95% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
53.6%
201 Graduates

About

Texas Lutheran University is a higher education institution located in Guadalupe County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Texas Lutheran University were Registered Nursing (119 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (52 degrees), and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (35 degrees).

In 2022, 396 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Texas Lutheran University. 63.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (214 degrees), 1.52 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (141 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas Lutheran University is $33,330, which is $5,000 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Texas Lutheran University is $33,330, which is $5,000 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,442.

In 2022, 88% of undergraduate students attending Texas Lutheran University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$33,330
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Texas Lutheran University was $33,330. The cost of tuition at Texas Lutheran University is $5,000 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$21,442
2022 Value
8.13%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Texas Lutheran University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,442. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Texas Lutheran University grew by 8.13%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,845
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Texas Lutheran University was of $10,845 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.45% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

88%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

88% of undergraduate students at Texas Lutheran University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 8.33% with respect to 2021, when 96% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.6%
2019 Default Rate
10
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Texas Lutheran University was 2.6%, which represents 10 out of the 385 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Texas Lutheran University received 1,835 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 30.2% annual growth. Out of those 1,835 applicants, 1,685 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 91.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,369 students enrolled at Texas Lutheran University in 2022. 28% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Texas Lutheran University has an overall enrollment yield of 20.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

91.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,685
Accepted Out of 1,835

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Texas Lutheran University was 91.8% (1,685 admissions from 1,835 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 62.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 30.2%, while admissions grew by 1.81%..

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SAT Scores

28%
Submission Percentage (2022)
96
Scores Submitted (2022)

28% of enrolled first-time students at Texas Lutheran University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Texas Lutheran University had a total enrollment of 1,369 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Texas Lutheran University is 1,301 students and the part-time enrollment is 68. This means that 95% of students enrolled at Texas Lutheran University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Texas Lutheran University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 42% Hispanic or Latino, 41.5% White, 9.5% Black or African American, 3.87% Two or More Races, 1.1% Asian, and 0.365% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Texas Lutheran University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (23.6%), followed by White Female (22.5%) and White Male (18.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (33.3%) and Two or More Races Female (8.33%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Texas Lutheran University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,369 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas Lutheran University is 1,301 and the part-time enrollment is 68. This means that 95% of students enrolled at Texas Lutheran University are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
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 Texas Lutheran University was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Texas Lutheran University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    575 enrolled students
  2. White
    568 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    130 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Texas Lutheran University is 42% Hispanic or Latino, 41.5% White, 9.5% Black or African American, 3.87% Two or More Races, 1.1% Asian, and 0.365% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 21 students (1.53%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 108 more women than men received degrees from Texas Lutheran University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Texas Lutheran University is white (214 degrees awarded). There were 1.52 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (141 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Texas Lutheran University is Registered Nursing (119 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (52 degrees) and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (35 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Texas Lutheran University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (35 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (24 degrees), and English (7 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 Texas Lutheran University are Registered nurses (1,447,427 people), Other managers (275,821 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (269,122 people), Postsecondary teachers (260,715 people), and Physicians (198,500 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas Lutheran University in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (35 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (24 degrees), English (7 degrees), Health (126 degrees), and Physical Sciences (6 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 Texas Lutheran University are Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Nurse anesthetists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Texas Lutheran University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (35 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (24 degrees), English (7 degrees), Health (126 degrees), and Physical Sciences (6 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas Lutheran University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,686,006 people), Elementary & secondary schools (727,602 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (544,854 people), Outpatient care centers (313,710 people), and Offices of physicians (268,409 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas Lutheran University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (35 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (24 degrees), English (7 degrees), Health (126 degrees), and Physical Sciences (6 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Texas Lutheran University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 119 degrees awarded
  2. 52 degrees awarded
  3. 35 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Texas Lutheran University was Registered Nursing with 119 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

144
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
252
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 144 degrees were awarded to men at Texas Lutheran University, which is 0.571 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (252).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 29 degrees were awarded to men at Texas Lutheran University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.26 times more than the 23 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 106 degrees were awarded to men at Texas Lutheran University in Registered Nursing, which is 8.15 times more than the 13 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

37%
100% Completion Time
55%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 37% of students graduating from Texas Lutheran University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 55% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% 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.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (74.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Texas Lutheran University is Female and Hispanic or Latino (74.6% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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, 3.48% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    214 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    141 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Texas Lutheran University is white (214 degrees awarded). There were 1.52 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (141 degrees).

3.03% of degree recipients (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    137 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    95 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    77 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Texas Lutheran University is white female (137 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (95 degrees).

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Operations

Texas Lutheran University has an endowment valued at nearly $102M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−4.96%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Texas Lutheran University had a total salary expenditure of 44.7M. Texas Lutheran University employs 29 Associate professors, 27 Professors and 23 Assistant professors. Most academics at Texas Lutheran University are Male Professor (16), Male Associate professor (15), and Female Associate professor (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas Lutheran University are: Management, with 62 employees, Service, with 34 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 28 employees.

Endowment

$102M
2022 Endowment
7.83%
decline from 2021

Texas Lutheran University has an endowment valued at about $102M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Texas Lutheran University declined 7.83% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $53M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$17M
2022 Salaries
9.97%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Texas Lutheran University paid a median of $17M in salaries, which represents 38% of their overall expenditure ($44.7M) and a 9.97% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.79M
Instructional Salaries
98
Number of Employees

In 2022, Texas Lutheran University paid a total of $6.79M to 98 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
29 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
62 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Texas Lutheran University were Associate professor with 29 employees, Professor with 27 employees, and Assistant professor with 23 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas Lutheran University were Management with 62 employees, Service with 34 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Texas Lutheran University was Male Professor with 16 employees, Male Associate professor with 15 employees, and Female Associate professor with 14 employees.

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