LeTourneau University ranked high on best universities list

LeTourneau University has been ranked by the US News and World Reports rankings of America's Best Engineering  Colleges.

LeTourneau ranked 31st among best universities in the Western region in the 2009 rankings, and was seventh among Texas schools in the region.

"We have tremendous faculty trained at the best schools in the country that are working here at LeTourneau University and you put that combination to the other and what you get is a nationally ranked engineering program and that's what we have here," said Dr. Dale Lunsford, the president of LeTourneau.

The three other Texas schools on the list are Baylor, Trinity University, and Texans Christian University.

LaKecia Shockley, reporting. lshockley@kltv.com