LeTourneau University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$30,520
3% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$24,609
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
6.74%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
44.5%
2,314 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
3,150
44.2% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
60.6%
192 Graduates

About

LeTourneau University is a higher education institution located in Gregg County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at LeTourneau University were General Business Administration & Management (63 degrees awarded), Mechanical Engineering (57 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (37 degrees).

In 2019, 575 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at LeTourneau University. 53.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (352 degrees), 4.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (80 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at LeTourneau University is $30,520, which is $8,494 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at LeTourneau University is $30,520, which is $8,494 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,609.

In 2019, 53% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 41% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$30,520
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at LeTourneau University was $30,520. The cost of tuition at LeTourneau University is $8,494 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$24,609
2019 Value
5.23%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 LeTourneau University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,609. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of LeTourneau University grew by 5.23%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,255
Room and Board
$1,580
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at LeTourneau University was of $10,255 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,580. The cost of room and board increased by 1.01% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.02% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

53%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
41%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

53% of undergraduate students at LeTourneau University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 8.62% with respect to 2018, when 58% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.74%
2017 Default Rate
59
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at LeTourneau University was 6.74%, which represents 59 out of the 875 total borrowers.

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Admissions

LeTourneau University received 2,314 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 20.4% annual growth. Out of those 2,314 applicants, 1,030 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 44.5% acceptance rate.

There were 3,150 students enrolled at LeTourneau University in 2019, and 67% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

LeTourneau University has an overall enrollment yield of 35.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

44.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
1,030
Accepted Out of 2,314

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of LeTourneau University was 44.5% (1,030 admissions from 2,314 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 45.5%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 20.4%, while admissions grew by 17.7%.

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SAT Scores

67%
Submission Percentage
242
Scores Submitted

67% of enrolled first-time students at LeTourneau University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

LeTourneau University has a total enrollment of 3,150 students. The full-time enrollment at LeTourneau University is 1,392 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,758. This means that 44.2% of students enrolled at LeTourneau University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at LeTourneau University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.6% White, 8.6% Black or African American, 7.4% Hispanic or Latino, 4.7% Two or More Races, 0.921% Asian, 0.603% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0952% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at LeTourneau University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (44.2%), followed by White Female (21.7%) and Two or More Races Male (3.86%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (48.9%), followed by White Male (17.8%) and Black or African American Female (13.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

44.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at LeTourneau University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,150 students. The full-time enrollment at LeTourneau University is 1,392 and the part-time enrollment is 1,758. This means that 44.2% of students enrolled at LeTourneau University are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2019 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 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), LeTourneau University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,467
  2. Black or African American
    271
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    233

The enrolled student population at LeTourneau University is 46.6% White, 8.6% Black or African American, 7.4% Hispanic or Latino, 4.7% Two or More Races, 0.921% Asian, 0.603% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0952% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 868 students (27.6%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 43 more women than men received degrees from LeTourneau University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at LeTourneau University is white (352 degrees awarded). There were 4.4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (80 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at LeTourneau University is General Business Administration & Management (63 degrees awarded), followed by Mechanical Engineering (57 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (37 degrees).

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 (40 degrees awarded), Engineering (108 degrees), and Psychology (78 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at LeTourneau University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,521,979 people), Secondary school teachers (507,502 people), Software developers (458,609 people), Other managers (445,778 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (346,749 people).

The most specialized majors at LeTourneau University are Transportation (40 degrees awarded), Engineering (108 degrees), Psychology (78 degrees), Engineering Technologies (30 degrees), and Education (72 degrees).

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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 Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Computer hardware engineers

The most specialized majors at LeTourneau University are Transportation (40 degrees awarded), Engineering (108 degrees), Psychology (78 degrees), Engineering Technologies (30 degrees), and Education (72 degrees).

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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 Elementary & secondary schools (2,951,316 people), Computer Systems Design (514,890 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (495,408 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (440,561 people), and Construction (355,689 people).

The most specialized majors at LeTourneau University are Transportation (40 degrees awarded), Engineering (108 degrees), Psychology (78 degrees), Engineering Technologies (30 degrees), and Education (72 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by LeTourneau University.
Most Common
  1. 63 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 57 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 37 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at LeTourneau University was General Business Administration & Management with 63 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

266
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
309
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 266 degrees were awarded to men at LeTourneau University, which is 0.861 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (309).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 54 degrees were awarded to men at LeTourneau University in Mechanical Engineering, which is 9 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 54 degrees were awarded to women at LeTourneau University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.38 times more than the 39 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

49%
100% Completion Time
59%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 49% of students graduating from LeTourneau University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 59% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 60% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at LeTourneau University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 4.17% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    352 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    80 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    49 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at LeTourneau University is white (352 degrees awarded). There were 4.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (80 degrees).

3.83% of degree recipients (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    192 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    160 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    64 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at LeTourneau University is white male (192 degrees awarded). There were 1.2 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (160 degrees).

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Operations

LeTourneau University has an endowment valued at nearly $22.1M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $838k (3.8%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, LeTourneau University had a total salary expenditure of $53.5M. LeTourneau University employs 31 Professors, 29 Associate professors, and 28 No academic ranks. Most academics at LeTourneau University are Male Professors (25), Male No academic ranks(22), and Male Associate professors (20).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at LeTourneau University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 68 employees, Management, with 52 employees, and Service with 39 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$22.1M
2019 Endowment
1.6%
growth from 2018

LeTourneau University has an endowment valued at about $22.1M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of LeTourneau University grew 1.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $16.4M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $226k - Federal
  2. $1.7M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, LeTourneau University received $226k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.7M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$23.5M
2019 Salaries
3.57%
growth from 2018

In 2019, LeTourneau University paid a median of $23.5M in salaries, which represents 43.9% of their overall expenditure ($53.5M) and a 3.57% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.18% growth from 2017 and a 5.14% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.51M
Instructional Salaries
116
Number of Employees

In 2019, LeTourneau University paid a total of $7.51M to 116 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
31 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
68 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at LeTourneau University were Professor with 31 employees; Associate professor with 29 employees; and Associate professor with 28 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at LeTourneau University were Office and Administrative Support with 68 employees; Management with 52 employees; and Service with 39 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male No academic rank
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at LeTourneau University was Male Professor with 25 employees, Male No academic rank with 22 employees, and Male Associate professor with 20 employees.

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