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Our Lady of the Lake University

San Antonio, TX, USA
3.68 Average Rating

Founded in 1895 by the Congregation of Divine Providence, Our Lady of the Lake University is a 4-year Catholic school in San Antonio. OLLU is home to five schools granting undergrad degrees in over 30 academic majors and is a designated Hispanic-serving Institution. As a Catholic university, The Lake celebrates mass on Sundays and three weekdays at the Sacred Heart and Constantineau Chapels. Furthermore, OLLU sponsors a number of retreats throughout the year including the Awakening Retreat and Vocation Vacation.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Major city

0
100
91%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 14, 2019
Fall Regular Decision May 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision November 15, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
96%
Out-Of-State Students
2%
40%
Submitting ACT
79%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 19
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1000
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
3,212
Total Number of Undergrads
1,342
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
57%
20-39 Students
42%
0
100
22%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
37%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$17,640
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$28,740
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$28,740
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$9,928
Books and Supplies
$1200

Aid & Grants

0
100
87%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
58%
Average Aid Per Year
$18,814
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
58%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,667
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$12,216

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
75%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,245
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$17,795
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$266
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
31%
69%
Student Organizations
50
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

0
100
39%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Saints
School Colors
Blue/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NAIA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
San Antonio
Houston
Dallas
Austin
Mcallen
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$42,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.68 Average Rating
Our lady of the lake University is an amazing campus that has many opportunities and is one to help anyone in need. The counselors, professors and students are extremely welcoming, everyone there wants to be at school, and wants to learn.
Audrey from San Antonio, TX
If you are looking for a university where you will feel at home, this is where you should be. On my first campus tour I was addressed by everyone & given all the attention necessary. I was able to ask questions and get a better understanding of this university and am pleased to be attending this university for the fall of 2012.
Lizbeth from San Antonio, TX
Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio, TX is a wonderful university in that class sizes are small and so it makes it easier to connect with the professors. The University does make the students feel valued and that their education is of the utmost importance. The small campus is beautiful and comfortable to get around from class to class.
Candy from San Antonio, TX
This college is amazing. They have been attentive to my every need helping me along the way. They have been like a family to me.
Oneisha from Houston, TX
Since I was a little girl, I attended the elementary school there and always wanted to get married there, which I did at the beautiful chapel that is there, and now I am going one step further and receiving my Bachelor's degree from OLLU. It has been a wonderful experience studying at this University. I really enjoy my time and my professors at the Lake.
Sandra from San Antonio, TX
This university is perfect for small town kids, there are plenty of people willing to take the time to make sure that all the student s succeed. It's perfect! Every aspect of this school is amazing, and the professor are wonderful.
Lucynda from Garland, TX
Our Lady of the Lake University is an major community-based university. It is a university where a student can develop personal connections with professors and staff quite easily. The university strives to help students gain experiences that will help them make their way to graduate school.
Betsaida from San Antonio, TX
Small, personal classes with lots of attention and focus on you. Plenty of academic assistance to help get you off and running. Tons of student life activities for everyone!
Evelyn from San Antonio, TX

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