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Chances of getting into Texas Lutheran University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
54.3%
Admission Difficulty for Texas Lutheran University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into TLU and can I get accepted? The school has a 54% acceptance rate ranking it #21 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,193 out of 2,198 applicants were admitted making TLU a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 59 percent. Texas Lutheran University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

TLU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
990-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
90%
SAT Scores for Texas Lutheran University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for Texas Lutheran University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1080

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

Texas Lutheran University typically requires applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. 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 900. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #31 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 90 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Texas Lutheran University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >67%
1075 to 1160 Avg + 54%-67%
990 to 1075 Avg - 41%-54%
905 to 990 Reach 29%-41%
Less than 905 Low <29%
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TLU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
31%
ACT Scores for Texas Lutheran University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Texas Lutheran University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

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. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #27 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 31 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Texas Lutheran University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Texas Lutheran University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >67%
22 to 25 Avg + 54%-67%
19 to 22 Avg - 41%-54%
16 to 19 Reach 29%-41%
Less than 16 Low <29%
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TLU GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.7
Typical High School Grades
A-

What GPA do you need to get into Texas Lutheran University?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into TLU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Texas Lutheran University was 3.7 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #7 in Texas for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as TLU accepts 54% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Texas Lutheran University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 48% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 11% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 5% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

53% of Texas Lutheran University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Texas Lutheran University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 20%
Top 25% of class 53%
Top 50% of class 87%
Bottom 50% of class 13%
Bottom 25% of class 2%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Texas Lutheran University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,069 1,129 2,198
Accepted 569 624 1,193
Acceptance Rate 53% 55% 54%
Enrolled 150 214 364
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 34% 31%

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
May 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
161

Applicants have 161 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on May 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Texas Lutheran University and what student information is used for 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.

FAQs

Does Texas Lutheran University prefer SAT or ACT?

90% of students submit their SAT scores to TLU. 31% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Texas Lutheran University?

54% of those who apply are granted admission to TLU. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Texas Lutheran University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 990 and 1160. 90% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Texas Lutheran University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 31% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.