Louisiana Tech University

Address:
305 Wisteria, Ruston, LA 71272
Phone:
318-257-2000
Website:
http://www.latech.edu
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About Louisiana Tech University

Louisiana Tech University is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25% to 49% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. Most of these graduate degrees are awarded in professional fields other than engineering, such as education, health professions, social work, or public policy. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate8,748
 Graduate2,516
 Total11,264
GenderFemale48%
 Male52%
Student Age% Under 2565%
 % 25 and Over35%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time66%
 % Part-time34%
Race/Ethnicity% White60.8%
 % Black13.9%
 % Asian0.7%
 % Latino1.2%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Race Unknown17.8%
 % International student5%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemQuarter

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal4,980
 % Admitted61%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled53%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRecommended
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT3%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT97%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800570 / 800
 SAT Math470 / 800590 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite21 / 3626 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$20
 Graduate Application Fee$40
 In-State Tuition & Fees$5,545
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$12,805
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid94%
 % Undergraduates with Loans42%
 % Undergraduates with Grants89%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,800
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,160
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,429
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Ruston Area

Median Age23.9
Median Household Income$28,782
Total Population21,702
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total46.2% 53.8%
 Age 0-950.6%49.4%
 Age 10-1739.8%60.2%
 Age 18-2450.2%49.8%
 Age 25-2943.9%56.1%
 Age 30-3943.8%56.2%
 40+47.5%52.5%
Race/Ethnicity% White49.8%
 % Black43.6%
 % Asian3.6%
 % Latino2.4%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.2%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,160
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$490
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $5000.0%43.6%13.1%
 $500 to $74954.6%52.7%0.0%
 $750 to $99945.4%2.2%20.9%
 Over $10000.0%1.6%5.7%
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