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LA Tech- Louisiana Tech- Tech Demographics & Diversity

Ruston, Louisiana

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

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 people of color (BIPOC). 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%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 8% more male students than female students enrolled at Louisiana Tech University with a gender ratio of 52% men to 48% 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 52%
Women 48%
Enrollment by gender for Louisiana Tech University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 5,727
Women 5,310

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

LA Tech- Louisiana Tech- Tech serves a very low number of students outside of Louisiana, with 84 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Louisiana Tech University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 84%
Out of State 14%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$46,738 per year

30% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

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.