2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$19,829

Net Price

63%

Admitted

19%

Enrolled

54%

Graduation Rate

13/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Texas Lutheran University

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 1,468. In 2021, there were 18 psychology and social work graduates.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

18

Total Enrollment

1,468

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Texas Lutheran University offers General Psychology at the bachelor level.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BS
General Psychology18
Total Graduates18
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 2,630 students applied to the Texas Lutheran University. The university admitted 63% and 19% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Texas universities is 9,246. On average, all Texas institutions admit 76% and 28% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Texas Lutheran University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 65%. Compared to all Texas four or more years colleges, the percentage is 66%.

The overall graduation rate for Texas Lutheran University is 54%, compared to 49% for all Texas universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare TLU to Texas Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Texas Lutheran University to the average of all Texas four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

TLU

2,630

Applicants

63%

Percent Admitted

19%

Percent Enrolled

65%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

54%

Graduation Rate

TX Colleges

9,246

Applicants

76%

Percent Admitted

28%

Percent Enrolled

66%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

49%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 89 or 59% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 63 or 41% part-time faculty members employed at Texas Lutheran University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 89 or 59%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

TLU

13 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

59%

Percent Full-Time

41%

Percent Part-Time

59%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

TX Colleges

17 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

57%

Percent Full-Time

43%

Percent Part-Time

55%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Texas Lutheran University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $32,350, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,000.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $32,350 and the average cost for graduate fees is $620.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Texas Lutheran University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Texas Lutheran University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$11,000
On-Campus Living Expenses$2,430
Total Living Expenses$13,430
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$32,350
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,000
Total Undergraduate Expenses$46,780
In-State, Graduate Tuition$32,350
In-State, Graduate Fees$620
Total Graduate Expenses$32,970
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Texas Lutheran University is $19,829. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Texas Lutheran University to all Texas universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

TLU

$46,780

Cost to Attend

$22,945

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$19,829

Net Price

TX Colleges

$28,868

Cost to Attend

$11,015

Average Financial Aid

88%

Percent Receiving Aid

$15,094

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 361 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 1,399 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $22,945.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid1,399$22,945
Pell Grants544$4,739
Federal Student Loans943$6,660
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Texas Lutheran University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

TLU

1,399

Grant or Scholarship Aid

48%

Grants or Scholarships

544

Number of Pell Grants

19%

Pell Grants

943

Federal Student Loans

33%

Federal Student Loans

TX Colleges

5,995

Grant or Scholarship Aid

49%

Grants or Scholarships

3,325

Number of Pell Grants

27%

Pell Grants

2,843

Federal Student Loans

23%

Federal Student Loans

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