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Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, Louisiana

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Overview

Student Population
11,909
Louisiana Tech University overview
Location Ruston, Louisiana
Online latech.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Louisiana Tech University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Ruston, Louisiana, Louisiana Tech University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 7,552 prospective students applied, and 4,840 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,050 enrolled in the school.  8,877 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,032 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $6,400 plus fees of $3,785. LA Tech- Louisiana Tech- Tech is ranked 578 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
2/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
9/10
Value

LA Tech- Louisiana Tech- Tech is rated within the top 50% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Louisiana Tech University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
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SAT 1065/1260
ACT 22/28
GPA 3.43
Applications Accepted
64.1% 
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Louisiana Resident Tuition
$6,400
In State Costs for Louisiana Tech University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,242
Other Fees$3,785
Room and Board $7,155
Budget for Other Expenses$3,759
Total One Year Cost$22,341
Out of State Resident Tuition
$15,313
Out of State Costs for Louisiana Tech University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,242
Other Fees$3,785
Room and Board $7,155
Budget for Other Expenses$3,759
Total One Year Cost$31,254

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$48,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
49% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Louisiana Tech University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 15%
Engineering 10%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 10%
Health Professions 10%
Social Sciences 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=159647 IPEDS survey data for Louisiana Tech University.

Current students may use the Louisiana Tech University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.