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Texas Lutheran University

Seguin, TX 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate63%
Acceptance Rate63%

Texas Lutheran University Admissions

Consult with Texas Lutheran University's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.

Students who submit their applications to Texas Lutheran University for fall semester should anticipate a decision by September 1.

Texas Lutheran University Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Texas Lutheran University's admissions stats.

Texas Lutheran University 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.9
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 15%
Mean SAT Score 1087
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 45%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 14%
Waitlist No

Texas Lutheran University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Texas Lutheran University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Info Not Available –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action Yes November 15 September 1

Applying Early to Texas Lutheran University?

Texas Lutheran University may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Texas Lutheran University directly for more information about early applications.

🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 15. Texas Lutheran University will release EA admissions decisions no later than September 1.

➡️ See a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Texas Lutheran University Admissions

Is Texas Lutheran University Difficult To Get Into?

Texas Lutheran University is a moderately difficult school to get into.

In 2021, Texas Lutheran University accepted 63% of all applicants, around 1,655 of the 2,630 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Texas Lutheran University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transferring to Texas Lutheran University

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Texas Lutheran University

Texas Lutheran University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Texas Lutheran University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Texas Lutheran University

Wondering what factors are considered by Texas Lutheran University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Application Essay Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Interview Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
First Generation Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with Texas Lutheran University for more information on admission factors.

Texas Lutheran University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Texas Lutheran University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Texas Lutheran University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Texas Lutheran University?

Students admitted to Texas Lutheran University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.9.

Out of all students that were admitted, 99.35% submitted a class rank. At Texas Lutheran University 15% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 35% were in the top 25% and 68% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Texas Lutheran University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 38.46%
3.75 and 3.99 11.54%
3.50 and 3.74 12.5%
3.25 and 3.49 16.03%
3.00 and 3.24 8.33%
2.50 and 2.9 10.9%
2.00 and 2.49 2.24%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Texas Lutheran University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Texas Lutheran University considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Texas Lutheran University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 45% of Texas Lutheran University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 14% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Texas Lutheran University?

To be competitive with other Texas Lutheran University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1040 and 1170 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Texas Lutheran University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1170 and 25% of scored lower than 1040, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Texas Lutheran University student is 1087.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Texas Lutheran University students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 530 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Texas Lutheran University students scored 600 or higher, and 75% scored a 530 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Texas Lutheran University?

To be most competitive at Texas Lutheran University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 24 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Texas Lutheran University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.

A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Texas Lutheran University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Texas Lutheran University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Texas Lutheran University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Texas Lutheran University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Texas Lutheran University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Texas Lutheran University?

❌ Students who are admitted to Texas Lutheran University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Texas Lutheran University accept transfer credits?

✅ Texas Lutheran University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Texas Lutheran University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Do I have to submit test scores to Texas Lutheran University?

❌ No, Texas Lutheran University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Texas Lutheran University's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Texas Lutheran University is 63%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Texas Lutheran University?

🟨 Texas Lutheran University may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

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Texas Lutheran University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Texas Lutheran University? Texas Lutheran University is a somewhat selective institution. The Texas Lutheran University acceptance rate is 63%. This means that the institution accepts 62 out of every 100 applicants.


Texas Lutheran University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Texas Lutheran University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Texas Lutheran University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1040 - 1170


Math SAT Range

500 - 600


Reading SAT Range

530 - 600

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1170 and Above


1040 to 1170


1040 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Texas Lutheran University students is 1087. Applicants with SAT scores of 1170 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Texas Lutheran University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1040 to 1170 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1040 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Texas Lutheran University.

Texas Lutheran University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Texas Lutheran University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.9. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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