LeTourneau University was founded in 1946 as LeTourneau Technical Institute to meet the educational needs of returning veterans. The main campus encompasses 162 acres in the city of Longview. There are over 1,300 undergraduates at the Longview campus and nearly 3,200 students enrolled across all programs, campuses, and the distance education program.
Branch campuses and locations include the Austin Education Center, the Bedford Education Center, the Dallas Education Center, the Houston Education Center, the Tyler Education Center, Lee College in Baytown, San Jacinto College North Campus in Houston, Texas State Technical College in Harlingen, and Trinity Valley College in Athens.
LeTourneau’s vision statement states, “Claiming every workplace in every nation as their 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.”