11,281
Students
Financial aid thermometer
11,358
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
Small town
Setting
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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

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
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Human Resources Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Operations Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Teacher Education Checkmark
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Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
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Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
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Elementary Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
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Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education Checkmark
Special Education&-individuals With Speech/language Impairments Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Construction Engineering Technology Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child Development Checkmark
Consumer Economics Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
Health Information/medical Records Administration Checkmark
Health Information/medical Records Technology Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Forestry Checkmark
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Health And Physical Education/fitness Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology Checkmark
Aviation/airway Management Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
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Photography Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11,281
Enrolled
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Female Admissions

3,180
Females Applied
2,009
Females Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,047
Males Applied
2,448
Males Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

20
Application Fee
3.7
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 21 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,114
In-state
15,027
Out-of-state
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Fees

3,531
Full-time student fees
6,495
Room & board
2,940
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

11,358
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,667
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,668
Avg. Loan Aid
4,502
Avg. Grant Aid
9,484
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
80%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
20%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

11,281
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
11%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.88%
Black or African American 13.88%
White or Caucasian 69.08%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.36%
Asian 1.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 2.73%
Other 6.54%

Gender

Male (51.97%)
Female (48.03%)

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 15%

Student Activities

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

Student Services

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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
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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
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Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No

Faculty

432
Total Faculty
26:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 356
Part-time - 76
Male - 247
Female - 185