Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, LA, USA
3.76 Average Rating
Louisiana Tech University is a public research institution based in the rural town of Ruston, LA. It is a space-grant and land-grant university. Louisiana Tech is also a member of the Southeastern Universities Research Association and is a designated “National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education and Research” by both the US Dept. of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency. Admissions are rated as “more selective.”

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
83%
Out of State Students
17%
0
100
63%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 24
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1105
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
12,839
Total Number of Undergrads
11,328
Academic Calendar

Quarter

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
32%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
54%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
26:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$10,683
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$12,340
Out-of-State Tuition
$27,072
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%
Average Aid Per Year
$11,341
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
51%
49%
Student Organizations
36
Size of Town
Town: Distant
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Monroe
Shreveport
Dallas
Houston
Baton Rouge
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$41,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.76 Average Rating
Louisiana Tech University is among the top universities for graduating students with the lowest amount of debt. Providing such quality education and campus life at an affordable price is something that makes this university stand out among the rest. Louisiana Tech University's unyielding support as well as their commitment to the excellence of the students, is what makes Louisiana Tech so successful and loved by its students.
Caleb from Prairieville, LA
Louisiana Tech University is a great up and coming university. Over the past few years, its professors and colleges have gained countless recognition. If you are an engineer, business major, or want to be a teach, then Louisiana Tech is definitely for you.
Terry from Converse, LA