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LA Tech- Louisiana Tech- Tech Demographics & Diversity

Ruston, Louisiana

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at LA Tech- Louisiana Tech- Tech are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 32% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Louisiana Tech University students
Race Percent of Students
White 68%
Black 14%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 3%
Race Unknown 7%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 4% more male students than female students enrolled at Louisiana Tech University with a gender ratio of 51% men to 49% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, LA Tech- Louisiana Tech- Tech has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Louisiana Tech University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 51%
Women 49%
Enrollment by gender for Louisiana Tech University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 6,084
Women 5,825

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

LA Tech- Louisiana Tech- Tech serves a very low number of students outside of Louisiana, with 86 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Louisiana Tech University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 86%
Out of State 13%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$46,738 per year

34% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
11,909
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 12.7%
Part time Undergrads 8.3%

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

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