Texas Lutheran University is a private, faith-based university that empowers a diverse student body through an education centered on the liberal arts and professional programs. TLU is located in Seguin, Texas, just 35 miles from San Antonio and 50 miles from Austin. Affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and federally designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, TLU offers 27 majors, 37 minors, four graduate programs, and 11 pre-professional programs to approximately 1,400 students in a traditional, residential college setting that promotes critical thinking and service learning.
TLU has a highly qualified and dedicated faculty with classes averaging 19 students and a student/faculty ratio of 14:1. The university has 93 full-time and 78 part-time faculty (not including staff members who also teach). For full-time faculty, 90 percent hold a doctorate or other terminal degree.
For the seventh consecutive year, TLU is featured in the top five schools on U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Value” and “Best Colleges” in the Western Region rankings. TLU ranked No. 1 for “Best Value” and No. 5 for “Best Colleges” overall in the 2022 rankings. TLU was also named a ...“Best in the West” school in The Princeton Review’s “2021 Best Colleges: Region by Region,” and has appeared on the Chronicle of Higher Education’s Great Colleges to Work For® list every year since 2012.