College of Applied and Natural Sciences Louisiana Tech University

College of Applied and Natural Sciences Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, LA
location
Public
type
Small
setting
67%
33%
student ratio
107
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
August 1
fall application deadline
67%
acceptance rate
3 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Dietetics Graduate Certificate [Nutrition ]
    • Molecular Science And Nanotechnology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Molecular Biology ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Molecular Biology ]
    • Health Informatics Master of Health Informatics (MHI) [Health Informatics]
    • Biology Master of Science (MS) [Biological and Biomedical Sciences]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 36
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 15
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some and Thesis Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

67% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 46
    • Accepted 31
    • Acceptance Rate 67
    • Enrolled 10
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $40
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline August 1st June 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline November 1st September 1st Yes
    • Spring deadline February 1st December 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, Transcript with bachelor's degree awarded.
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, Transcript with bachelor's degree awarded.
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesTranscript with bachelor's degree awarded.
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students107
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students107
    • Part-time Percentage30%
    • Full-time Percentage70%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American18%
    • White / Caucasian59%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown or International Student9%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty66
    • Full-time Percentage85%
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDevelopmentally appropriate practices in early childhood education, maternal and child nutrition, nutrition and cardiovascular disease, and early intervention for infants and toddlers. Research in cell and molecular biology. Health promotion in emerging adults, insulin pump use, forensic nursing, qualitative research, empathy in nursing students, civility in nursing education, STI education. Gene expression data analysis and data mining, knowledge discovery for health related data.
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

College of Applied and Natural Sciences

Louisiana Tech University

PO Box 3168
Ruston, LA 71272
United States

Dr. Gary Kennedy

Dean

Phone: 318-257-4287
Fax: 318-257-5060
Email: kennedy@latech.edu

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