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Louisiana Tech University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,498 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,506 tuition
$6,396 on campus room & board
$1,800 books and supplies
$1,796 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$26,637 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$16,645 tuition
$6,396 on campus room & board
$1,800 books and supplies
$1,796 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$4,832 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
94% of students receive aid
32% get federal aid ($4,125 avg)
75% get state aid ($4,364 avg)
65% get institn'l aid ($4,832 avg)
37% get loans ($4,963 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 9.63% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 13.2% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $8,463 91%
Federal Grant Aid $4,125 32%
Pell Grants $4,083 32%
Other Federal Grants $850 2%
Institution Grant Aid $4,832 65%
State Grant Aid $4,364 75%
Student Loans $4,963 37%
Federal Loans $4,918 37%
Other Loans $3,497 0%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
305 Wisteria
Ruston, LA 71272
(318) 257-2000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $304
Out of State $768


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Kirsten from Ruston, LA
  • Jun-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Tech is one the quarter system which means paying tuition about every three months. However, compared to most other schools like Tech, it is cheaper. Furthermore, it is worth it. You get a great education in well maintained, technological classrooms, have access to many resources that will help you in your college career, and you just plain enjoy being a student here.

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

    I am from Texas and ended up at Louisiana Tech because of the low cost and high education rankings. My out of state tuition was waved due to my ACT score. I believe the cut-off is now a 26, but I would check into that. I was also offered two other scholarships based on my high-school academics. In comparison to the public Texas universities I looked at it was a no brainer! Louisiana Tech recently ranked among the Top 20 in the nation for graduating students with the least amount of debt.

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  • 4
  • Tyler from Lacombe, LA
  • Sep-24-2013 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    this college is cheaper than most and still get the same quality of education

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