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LeTourneau University

LeTourneau University is a place for those who learn by doing. We are makers, doers, creators. We are small enough to give every student hands-on professional experience and comprehensive enough to assemble outstanding faculty in dozens of academic programs. The world is our mission field, where our graduates carry the Good News of Jesus Christ.

Distance Learning Courses

Business & Management (3)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Humanities (1)
Law (1)

About

History

The University is named for its founder, . LeTourneau, one of the world’s greatest inventors of earthmoving equipment. , he toured Longview, Texas, with his wife, Evelyn in 1946 to consider a manufacturing site for his next earthmoving equipment factory. While flying over a sprawling complex of a vacated Army hospital consisting of over 200 frame buildings, Mrs. LeTourneau inquired about the facility. When told it was no longer in use, she suggested establishing a school to educate returning World War II veterans.  

Education

Vision Claiming every workplace in every nation as our mission field, LeTourneau University graduates are professionals of ingenuity and Christ-like character who see life’s work as a holy calling with eternal impact. Mission The teaching-focused program at the School of Engineering and Engineering. 

Research

LeTourneau University biomedical engineering students Brooke Hayley and Natalie Dottle presented their scientific research at the annual conference of biomedical engineering society held in Atlanta, Georgia, recently.Hayley presented research from two studies. 

One was from her junior year last spring in her Biomedical Engineering Research II class taught by Dr. Ko Sasaki. The research is titled “Intact Leg Loading in Simulated Unilateral Transfemoral Amputee Gait” and was coauthored by LETU students Hannah LaVier, Mikalah Iverson, Anthony Moon and Karley Patterson.

Services

Housing services

LeTourneau University provides an educational setting that is distinctive. Emphasis is placed on high academic standards, problem-solving experiences, and spiritual development centered on our faith in Jesus Christ. By choosing to study at LETU, you have also agreed to live by certain guidelines.

Library services

Patrons of the library from LETU (faculty, staff, students) and affiliate members have access to the library during its regularly scheduled hours. Public patrons from the community may access the library from 8 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday.

Student Life

Campus life

Considering moving to the Village Apartments? Getting married? Don't know what to do to get a room on campus? You're in the right place. If you have any questions about the applications, forms, or anything else related to living on-campus, drop us a line and we can help you out! Otherwise, check out the sections below.

Student clubs

Involvement is a major part of student success and a key component to a well-rounded college experience. Here at LETU, we offer a student activity just about every weekend, and have a ton of student clubs and organizations on campus. We want you to get involved!

Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, and masters degrees. 

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