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Louisiana Tech University Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
7,172
Total Undergrads
Including 2,342 Part-time
1,600
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 65 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

53% Women
47% Men

Athletics

NCAA Division I-A

Western Athletic Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports

Coaches

5
Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $189,089)
7
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $70,716)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 44 60 - -
Baseball 35 - - -
Basketball 14 14 - -
Bowling - 7 - -
Football 100 - - -
Golf 8 - - -
Soccer - 28 - -
Softball - 17 - -
Tennis - 7 - -
Volleyball - 13 - -

Diversity

Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.6%
Black/non-Hispanic 13.0%
Hispanic 1.1%
Non-resident alien 5.5%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 27.9%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 51.8%
Disabilities
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
Living
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 6
Liquor Law Violation 1
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 34
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Alana from Shreveport, LA
  • 4
  • The dorms, while not the highest living situation, offer some comfort and luxuries, such as Internet and a kitchen. Also, the dorms are placed centrally on campus, so many buildings…

  • May-10-2012 Read More
  • Kelsey from TX
  • 5
  • I lived in an on campus apartment, which are one of the newest developments of Louisiana Tech. I loved it! It was the perfect size and the price was not…

  • Oct-01-2013 Read More
  • Nwadiuto from Baton Rouge, LA
  • 3
  • living in the dorm is actually fun! the ra's are friendly and very resourceful and it comes in handy living with people who have the same workload as you. living…

  • Jan-29-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Kate
  • Aug-09-2014 I am a current student here

    The food and dining on campus is pretty decent unless you are expecting gourmet food. I only eat in the cafeteria once a day, so I do not know how different the lunch and dinner menus are. However, there are a lot of options within the café: there is always a pizza station, a salad bar, basic burger/fries, and a few â??entrée and sidesâ?? options. Outside of the café, the most popular options are probably Chick-Fil-A and McAllisterâ??s. You will inevitably have to wait a long time for your food at McAllisterâ??s, but it is worth it. Other on-campus dining options include a Burger Studio, a Cajun place called Kickinâ?? Cajun, a sushi/rice place, a sandwich joint, and a pasta/pizzeria. Thereâ??s also a coffee place called Java City that I personally think is as good as Starbucks, but it has way less drinks to choose from. There are plenty of tables set up inside and outside that are perfect for eating, socializing, and enjoying the rare nice Louisiana weather. If you get tired of the on-campus options, Tech Drive, the main road leading to Tech from the interstate, has lots of cheap fast-food and snack places. The only complaint that comes to my mind is the pricey meal plan you are forced to buy every quarter if you live in the dorms or on-campus apartments. Some people can use it up, but you have to pay for it even if you do not use it all.

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  • 5
  • Kirsten from Ruston, LA
  • Jun-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Dining is wonderful here at Tech. We have plenty of options to choose from. The student center contains a food court (asian place, Burger Studio, Salad Garden, snacks, and drinks), the cafeteria, and a Chick-fi-la!!! Tolliver contains a McCallister's, Bene Pasta (create your own pasta bowl), Java City, and Byte's Store. You can also purchase snacks from the bookstore.

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  • 4
  • Captain Bulldawg
  • Apr-30-2014 I am a current student here

    The cafeteria food is actually good. There is a different variety everyday and healthy options are available. There is a Chick fil A, burger place, salad place, pizza place, sushi/asian food place and a mini convenient store.

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  • 3
  • Emily from Ruston, LA
  • Mar-11-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is ok, but there are not very many healthy options and the school could do a lot better where the cafeteria is concerned.

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  • 5
  • Jamecia from Monroe, LA
  • Jan-20-2014 I am a current student here

    The cafeteria has a wide range of choices, there is a mini food court around it with reasonable prices. There is also a mall-like food court in a separate building right across from the caf that even has a little convenience store. They have multiple meal plans to appeal to everyone and with certain plans the additional money can be used around campus.

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  • 5
  • Kelsey from TX
  • Oct-01-2013 I am a past student here

    I personally ate on campus every day. We had a large variety of foods including: McAlister's Deli, Chick-fil-A, Burger King, Counter Culture, sushi, taco salads, wraps, and a pasta/pizza station. I hardly ever ate in the cafeteria, but I was told that it was good also! There are always places to sit in the student center or other dining areas plus tables outside!

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  • 4
  • Patrick from Jamestown, LA
  • Aug-29-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Food on campus is great. There is a Chic-fil-A and a Mcallisters. The town around has good food and accepts many Tech id's.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Kelsey from TX
  • Oct-01-2013 I am a past student here

    Greek life is a major component at Louisiana Tech. I personally was a Sigma Kappa and it made my college experience what it is today. I met so many people, became involved with so many organizations, and participated in many charities thanks to my greek involvement. Not to mention, it's a blast! I highly encourage everyone to go through rush. It is definitely not the stereotypical greek life that is depicted in the movies. We have very strict hazing policies and community involvement is very evident.

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  • 0
  • Claudia from Franklin, LA
  • May-11-2013 I am a current student here

    There are many different fraternities and sororities on campus. There are only four black fraternities though. Delta Sigma Theta, Omegas, Alphas, and AKA's.

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  • 0
  • Maya from Monroe, LA
  • Dec-30-2012 I am a current student here

    I can not really comment on the Greek Life because I am only a freshmen and I have not joined anything. From what I do see on campus it seems like it will be fun and it will give you the chance to make a new group of friends.

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  • 0
  • Logan from Trout, LA
  • Nov-12-2012 I am a current student here

    We have an amazing Greek Life here! Both sororities and fraternities are involved and helpful! They do a lot of community work and are present at every Tech function!

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  • 0
  • Caleb from Prairieville, LA
  • Oct-19-2012 I am a current student here

    Greek Life at Louisiana Tech University is also a special and popular way students are able to get involved and enjoy college life. Commitment to no hazing, supporting nationally known organizations, and throwing great parties are a few ways that Greek Life at Louisiana Tech University is so special.

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  • 0
  • Ryan from Vivian, LA
  • Sep-11-2012 I am a current student here

    There are many different Greek organizations you can get involved in. They all have something to offer, you can decide which fits you best.

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  • 0
  • Courtney from Frierson, LA
  • Jun-25-2012 I am a current student here

    I am not in a Greek organization, but as I look around campus not many of our Greek organizations are as involved on campus as the non Greek organizations, but they still make the Greek life look fun and it makes students want to be apart of it.

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