Our Lady Of The Lake University San Antonio

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.

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Contacting Our Lady of the Lake

Our 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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Our Lady of the Lake Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management152business management, accounting, accounting and finance, human resources, organizational behavior, marketing studies
Education and Teaching148education, curriculum and instruction, educational admin and supervision, special ed, school counseling, kindergarten/preschool teaching, early childhood education
Therapy and Counseling120psychology, counseling psychology, communication disorders
Family and Social Work92family and consumer science, family studies, family and community services, social work
Liberal Arts81Hispanic-American studies, Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, library science courses, interdisciplinary studies, social services, political science and government, sociology, ...
Medical Administration23health care administration
Science14biology, biological and biomedical sciences, chemistry
Media13communication and journalism
Computer Science and Engineering13computer and info science, computer networking, computer security
Art Studies6art studies
Religion and Philosophy5philosophy, religion
Security and Law Enforcement2criminal justice and safety
Medical Support and Technology0speech pathology

Number of programs and degrees for Our Lady of the Lake in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree31834
Master's degree34623
Doctor's degree92

Our Lady of the Lake Student Body

In 2007-2008, Our Lady of the Lake had a total enrollment of 2,608 students (2,060 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 30%
Women 70%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 58%
Graduate 42%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 18%
Black 9%
Hispanic 61%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 10%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 16%
20-21 10%
22-24 15%
25-29 15%
30-34 12%
35-39 11%
40-49 14%
50-64 7%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Our Lady of the Lake Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %

Our Lady of the Lake Room and Board (2007)

Our Lady of the Lake offers campus housing for 569 of its 2,060 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of San Antonio, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Our Lady of the Lake Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420510
SAT Math430520
ACT Verbal1621
ACT Math1721
ACT Composite1721

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT87%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT45%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Our Lady of the Lake Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 20,232
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 20,232
Room and board $ 6,238
Room charge $ 3,638
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,811
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 3,300

Financial Aid:
Our Lady of the Lake participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 359800)

Our Lady of the Lake Faculty

Our Lady of the Lake has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year13$75,49716$74,565
Associate professoracademic year17$61,97217$58,407
Assistant professoracademic year10$53,31221$53,580
Instructoracademic year8$47,2499$45,903
All faculty totalacademic year48$61,37763$59,115

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Our Lady of the Lake Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting and Finance
Business Administration and Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Marketing, Other
Organizational Behavior Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security

Education And Teaching
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General

Family And Social Work
Family and Community Services
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Social Work

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Hispanic-American,Puerto Rican & Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library Science, Other
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, Other
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist

Music, General

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Communication Disorders, General
Counseling Psychology
Psychology, General

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Our Lady of the Lake Highlights

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What Sets Our Lady of the Lake Apart:

% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Our Lady of the Lake % of degrees in family and social work
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 9%Our Lady of the Lake Female % of student body
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Our Lady of the Lake % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 13%Our Lady of the Lake Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Our Lady of the Lake % students 40 years or older
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Our Lady of the Lake Minority % of student body
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Our Lady of the Lake % of degrees in therapy and counseling
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%Our Lady of the Lake % of degrees in business and management
Number of degree programs
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Top 17%Our Lady of the Lake Number of degree programs
Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 17%Our Lady of the Lake Dorm rooms per full-time student
Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Our Lady of the Lake Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)

checked Roman Catholic affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army)

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