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Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, LA

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Overview

Louisiana Tech University is a University institution located in Ruston, LA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 3168
Ruston, LA  71272
United States
Contact Mrs. Jan B. Albritton
Director of Admissions
Email: bulldog@latech.edu
Phone: 318-257-3036
Fax: 318-257-2499

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Business And Management, General Checkmark
Animal Sciences, General Checkmark
Plant Sciences, General Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Architecture And Related Services, Other Checkmark
Interior Architecture Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Operations Management And Supervision Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Journalism Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Teacher Education Checkmark
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Business And Innovation/entrepreneurship Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Speech Or Language Impairments Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education And Teaching Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Physics Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Speech Teacher Education Checkmark
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other Checkmark
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, Other Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Automation Engineer Technology/technician Checkmark
Construction Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic, And Communications Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textile Marketing Management Checkmark
Child Development Checkmark
Consumer Economics Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Audiology/audiologist And Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark
Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator Checkmark
Health Information/medical Records Technology/technician Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Forestry, General Checkmark
Natural Resources/conservation, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Geography Checkmark
Geography, Other Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology, General Checkmark
Airline/commercial/professional Pilot And Flight Crew Checkmark
Aviation/airway Management And Operations Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Photography Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,087
Applied
4,505
Accepted
10,013
Enrolled
64%
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Female Admissions

3,627
Females Applied
2,176
Females Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,460
Males Applied
2,329
Males Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

20
Application Fee
3.56
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported June 5th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 445 530 640
SAT Math 475 530 630
ACT Composite 25 22 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,553
In-state
14,466
Out-of-state
5,553
In-district
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Fees

5,082
Full-time student fees
9,210
Room & board
5,310
Room only

Financial Aid

11,745
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,165
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,354
Avg. Loan Aid
3,933
Avg. Grant Aid
9,991
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
68%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
21%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

10,013
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
14%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.29%
Black or African American 11.51%
White or Caucasian 72.66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.43%
Asian 1.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 3.09%
Other 4.81%

Gender

Male (51.81%)
Female (48.19%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 20%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Spring Fling and Little Las Vegas Night

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Association of Women's Studies and Union Board

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer No No No
Softball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No

Faculty

489
Total Faculty
23:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 378
Part-time - 111
Male - 283
Female - 206
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