Our Lady of the Lake University

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Located in San Antonio, Texas, Our Lady of the Lake University is a private, Catholic coed college that offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs for aspiring students. The university was founded by the Sisters of the Congregation of Divine Providence in 1895. The Texas chapter of the Sisters originated in Lorraine, France during the 18th century as a religious institution which still sponsors the school today.

The university offers bachelor’s degree programs in 33 different discipline areas. Master’s degrees are offered in 14 disciplines and the university offers two doctoral programs. In addition to traditional, weekday classes, Our Lady of the Lake University offers weekend and online classes as well. Weekend classes are also available via the Houston and Harlingen campuses.

General Information

Admission Office

411 Southwest 24th Street

San Antonio, TX 78207-4689

(210) 434-6711

(800) 436-6558

Fax: (210) 431-4036

[email protected]

Contact: Michael Acosta

Vice President, Enrollment Management

Main Address

411 Southwest 24th Street

San Antonio, TX 78207-4689

(210) 434-6711




Total undergrads: 1,563

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 306

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,546

Graduate enrollment: 1,079


Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:




Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 51%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 53%

Admissions Considerations

Secondary school GPA: Required

Secondary school rank: Recommended

Secondary school record: Required

Recommendations: Required

Admission test scores (SAT/ACT): Required

College-prep program completed: Recommended

TOEFL: Required

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2011

Number of Applicants: 1,883

Percent Admitted: 55%

Percented Admitted Who Enrolled: 23%

Test Scores: Fall 2011

SAT Critical Reading

  • 420 (25th Percentile)
  • 520 (75th Percentile)

SAT Math

  • 400 (25th Percentile)
  • 500 (75th Percentile)

ACT Composite

  • 16 (25th Percentile)
  • 21 (75th Percentile)

ACT English

  • 14 (25th Percentile)
  • 20 (75th Percentile)

ACT Math

  • 16 (25th Percentile)
  • 22 (75th Percentile)

Enrollment Statistics


Undergraduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Student Gender


Undergraduate Student Age

Undergraduate Student Residence


Graduate Attendance Status


Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Retention and Graduation Rates


Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students


Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees


6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees


6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year2008-’092009-’102010-’112011-’12% change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees$19,116$20,232$20,824$21,900+5.17%
Books and Supplies$1,000$1,200$1,200$1,2000.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board$5,838$6,238$6,538$6,838+4.59%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board$5,838$6,238$6,538$6,838+4.59%
Total Expenses2008-’092009-’102010-’112011-’12% change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus$29,204$30,970$31,862$33,238+4.32%
In-state Off Campus$29,204$30,970$31,862$33,238+4.32%
In-state with Family$20,116$21,432$22,024$23,100+4.89%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students$12,600
In-state Student Fees$500
Tuition for Out-of-state Students$12,600
Out-of-state Student Fees$500

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of AidStudentsPercentAmountAverage Per Student
All students financial aid305100%
Grant or scholarship aid305100%$5,132,161$16,827
• Federal grants20467%$1,188,548$5,826
• Pell grants20467%$776,182$3,805
• Other federal grants15751%$412,366$2,627
Local and state government scholarships or grantss23978%$985,543$4,124
Institutional scholarships or grants30499%$2,958,070$9,730
Student loan financial aid22072%$1,219,257$5,542
• Federal student loans21771%$1,185,817$5,465
• Other student loans31%$33,440$11,147

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent YearBA/BSMA/MSDoctorAA/ASCERT
Grand Total of All Programs28730516-6
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies-----
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies-----
Biological and Biomedical Sciences13----
Biology/Biological Sciences, General13----
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services6210712--
Accounting and Finance-33---
Business Administration and Management, General3148---
Finance, General1----
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General7----
International Business/Trade/Commerce6----
Marketing, Other6----
Non-profit/Public/Organizational Management-10---
Organizational Leadership21612--
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs12----
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other12----
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services106---
Computer and Information Sciences, General10----
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance-6---
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications-----
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-7--5
Curriculum and Instruction-27---
Early Childhood Education and Teaching-----
Education, General1----
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other-2--1
Elementary Education and Teaching-1---
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching-6---
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching29----
Secondary Education and Teaching-4---
Special Education and Teaching, General16---
English Language and Literature/Letters48---
English Language and Literature, General48---
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2----
Spanish Language and Literature2----
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General2242---
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General2228---
Health/Health Care Administration/Management-14---
History, General3----
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services9----
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies9----
Human Services, General1915---
Social Work1915---
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities27----
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies27----
Library Science-6---
Library Science, Other-6---
Mathematics and Statistics2----
Mathematics, General2----
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies4----
Kinesiology and Exercise Science4----
Physical Sciences2----
Chemistry, General2----
Psychology, General39494--
Social Sciences5----
Political Science and Government, Other2----
Social Sciences, General-----
Visual and Performing Arts8----
Art/Art Studies, General4----
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General1----
Music, General3----
Work and Family Studies1319---
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General1319---
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B

Drama/Theater Arts B

Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B

Business Administration/Management B

Human Resources Management B

Marketing Management B

Nonprofit Management B

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism B

Communications/Rhetoric B

Journalism B

Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Education of Speech Impaired B

Kindergarten/Preschool Education B

Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family/Consumer Sciences – Business B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Speech-Language Pathology B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Natural Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B

Social Sciences – General B

Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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