TLU Admission Chances

Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Texas Lutheran University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into TLU? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 945 out of 1,863 applicants or 51% were admitted making TLU a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for average applicants.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores. Only 42% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.


SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Texas Lutheran University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for Texas Lutheran University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1180
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Texas Lutheran University?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 895. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1085 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 85 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Texas Lutheran University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1180 and Above Good >64%
1085 to 1180 Avg + 51%-64%
990 to 1085 Avg - 38%-51%
895 to 990 Reach 26%-38%
Less than 895 Low <26%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Texas Lutheran University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Texas Lutheran University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 23
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into TLU?

Admission data indicates that TLU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. 47 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Texas Lutheran University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Texas Lutheran University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >64%
21 to 23 Avg + 51%-64%
19 to 21 Avg - 38%-51%
17 to 19 Reach 26%-38%
Less than 17 Low <26%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Texas Lutheran University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.


Admission Statistics

Texas Lutheran University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 840 1,023 1,863
Accepted 454 491 945
Acceptance Rate 54% 48% 51%
Enrolled 170 225 395
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 37% 46% 42%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Texas Lutheran University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Texas Lutheran University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Texas Lutheran University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228981 IPEDS survey data for Texas Lutheran University.