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Freshman Admissions

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Welcome to Our Lady of the Lake University. Whether you know exactly what you want to study or you’re undecided about a major, OLLU offers you the programs and support to help you build your dreams.

OLLU’s undergraduate students prepare for careers and fulfilling lives through quality programs, academic advising, service-learning, internships and a supportive campus community. OLLU is known for its close-knit campus, and our size translates into opportunities for you inside of class and out. Get started in your journey to becoming a Saint today.

How to Apply

Follow the steps below to start the application process and make OLLU your new home.

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Step 1: Complete Application for Admission

Use our online application or Apply Texas . Your application is also used to determine your academic scholarship amount.
NOTE: OLLU is pleased to announce a new test-optional admission policy which allows you to decide whether you want to submit a standardized test score (SAT/ACT) with your application for admission or not. Learn more about this policy .  

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Step 2: Send us your Information

Submit transcripts and test scores (if applicable) to complete your application packet.

  • Official high school transcript - Ask your high school counselor to send your transcript to the OLLU admissions office electronically or by U.S. mail.
  • Official SAT and/or ACT score reports - If opting to include test scores in application packet, request scores be sent directly from College Board or ACT using the OLLU codes - ACT 4140, SAT 6550.
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Step 3: Meet with an Admissions Counselor

Schedule a meeting with an admissions team member.

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Step 4: Visit OLLU

Join us during one of our open house events or schedule a campus tour to see all that OLLU has to offer. Check the calendar and RSVP for our next event.

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Step 5: Submit your FAFSA

Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid  (FAFSA) so we can determine your financial aid award package. The FAFSA can be completed as early as Oct. 1. Make sure to use OLLU’s School Code: 003598, so our Financial Aid Office can receive your information.

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