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Study at Our Lady of The Lake University San Antonio

Our Lady of the Lake University–San Antonio, also known as OLLU, is located in San Antonio, Texas, United States. It was founded in the year 1895 by The Sisters of the Congregation of Divine Providence and known as Our Lady of the Lake College. It became a university in 1975. The university has three degree-granting schools and one degree-granting college, which are:
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business and Leadership
  • School of Professional Studies
  • Worden School of Social Service
The athletic teams of Our Lady of the Lake University–San Antonio are called the Saints. Students compete in sports such as soccer, volleyball, golf, basketball, softball, and racquetball.

Profile of Our Lady of The Lake University San AntonioThe campus of Our Lady of The Lake is in San Antonio, TX, which is a large city. Its Roman Catholic nature is one of the defining aspects of the school. Our Lady of The Lake is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at the school include, at the school's highest level, the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

Our Lady of The Lake is known for its programs in family and social work and therapy and Counselling.

Our Lady of The Lake Selectivity

Admission at the school is selective, not open to all who apply. Getting into Our Lady of The Lake is challenging; it only admitted 49% of those who applied in 2007. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 420. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 410 and 500.

Our Lady of The Lake has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 2, 608 students enrolled (1, 829 full-time equivalent). Our Lady of The Lake has a large minority student population. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at Our Lady of The Lake are female.

Student Life
The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Our Lady of The Lake Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management180business management, non-profit management, accounting, human resources, organizational behavior, marketing studies
Therapy and Counselling127psychology, communication disorders, Counselling psychology
Education and Teaching109early childhood education, education, curriculum and instruction, special ed, school Counselling
Family and Social Work91social work, family and consumer science
Liberal Arts79liberal arts and sciences, English, political science and government, sociology, library science courses, social services, Spanish language, history
Science29biology, chemistry, biological and biomedical sciences
Computer Science and Engineering18computer and info science, computer networking
Medical administration15health care administration
Media12communication and journalism
Art Studies10art studies
Religion and Philosophy2philosophy, religion
Security and Law Enforcement1criminal justice and safety
Contact: Our Lady of The LakeOur Lady of The Lake University San Antonio

411 SW 24th St

San Antonio, TX 78207-4689

General Phone: (210) 434-6711


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