LeTourneau University Global

by TBS Staff

Updated September 13, 2022 • 2 min read


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LeTourneau University is nondenominational Christian university. The university was founded by R.G. LeTourneau (a rather interesting person to say the least) in the 1940s, on the site of a vacated Army Hospital. It began as the LeTourneau Technical Institute, with the goal of providing education for the returning WWII GIs. The university has small (current) total student population of 2,796 students, and though it is based in Longview, Texas, 1,203 of those students actually attend the university online, through the Global Campus, which provides educational opportunities for traditional and non-traditional students alike.

LeTourneau University Recognized as an Online College Leader

TBS has recognized LeTourneau as a leader of online education in the area of psychology & counseling for having several ranking online programs, offered by the School of Psychology and Counseling.

School of Psychology and Counseling

The School of Psychology and Counseling at LeTourneau University offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in topics including clinical mental health counseling, psychology, and school counseling. In keeping with the mission of LeTourneau University, the School of Psychology and Counseling builds its programs on a Christian worldview, developing students as faith-driven leaders in their fields. Students prepare to enter or advance in a variety of psychology careers through traditional and online degree programs and professional experience opportunities.

The School of Psychology and Counseling offers online degree programs featured in the following rankings:

LeTourneau University Accreditation, Approvals, Tuition, & Admissions Info

Accreditation and Approvals

LeTourneau University is regionally accredited by: the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC); The Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET; and the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC).

LeTourneau University has approvals from: the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI); the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB); and the Texas Board of Nursing (BON).


$+ ($355-$475/credit hour) for undergraduate degrees and $$ ($605-$1,025/credit hour) for graduate degrees. Tuition costs apply the same for Texas residents and out-of-state students.

Admissions and Transfer Info

Undergraduate and graduate applicants must submit any and all prior official transcripts. Undergraduate applicants with 15 semester hours of college-level work or less must also provide an official high school transcript, GED certificate, or official SAT or ACT scores. Graduate applicants must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum G.P.A. of 2.8. Applicants who do not meet the G.P.A. minimum may be admitted on probation, or given the option of taking the GMAT or GRE Graduate applicants, if not native English speakers, must prove English competency. All applicants are expected to be supportive Christian mission of LeTourneau University, as outlined in the mission statement.

Other Statistics

LeTourneau University Featured in TBS Rankings

Online Bachelor Degrees

LeTourneau University Online Degrees

Liberal Arts & Humanities

Associate in Interdisciplinary Studies
Bachelor's in Biblical Studies and Ministry

Business & Management

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Bachelor of Business Management (BBM)
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Finance Concentration
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Human Resources Management Concentration
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Non-Profit Management Concentration
Master of Business Management
Master of Strategic Leadership

Computers & Technology

Bachelor's in Computer Information Systems
Bachelor's in Health information Systems

Criminal Justice & Legal

Bachelor's in Criminal Justice
Bachelor's in Criminal Justice - Criminal Justice Management Specialization
Bachelor's in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security Specialization
Bachelor's in Criminal Justice - Human Trafficking Specialization

Nursing & Healthcare

Bachelor's in Healthcare Management
Bachelor's in Human Services
Master of Science in Healthcare Administration

Psychology & Counseling

Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology
Master of Arts in Counseling - Dual Specialization Track (Texas Only)
Master of Arts in Counseling - Licensed Professional Counselor Specialization (Texas Only)
Master of Arts in Counseling - School Counseling Specialization (Texas Only)

Science & Engineering

Bachelor's in Aviation Management
Bachelor's in Aviation Studies
Master of Engineering Management
Master of Engineering Management - Software Engineering Specialization

Education & Teaching

4th-8th Grade Certification
Early Childhood-6th Certification
Master of Education - Curriculum and Instruction
Master of Education - Education Administration
Master of Education - Teacher Leadership
Master of Education - Teaching and Learning

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