Louisiana Tech University (LA Tech)

Ruston, LA

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Louisiana Tech University

Louisiana Tech University

Louisiana Tech University Student Essentials

Louisiana Tech University Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Bulldogs/Lady Techsters
Website: www.latech.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $6,574
Out-of-State Tuition: $15,196
Retention Rate: 76%
Enrollment: 13,696
Year Established: 1894

About LA Tech

Louisiana Technical University provides bachelor’s level degrees in technical and other fields of study.

Located in Ruston, Louisiana, Louisiana Tech has an enrollment of more than 10,000 students, making for a lively campus with a lot of choices.

This can be seen in the number of student life activities. Whether interested in religious, creative, social or academic activities, Louisiana Technical University has more than 130 student organizations to choose from.

Louisiana Tech also provides many academic choices. The university specializes in technical fields and the sciences, offering undergraduate degrees in such disciplines as:

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Forestry
  • Nursing

However, additional degrees are also available in Business, Education and Liberal Arts.

The admissions department requires that applicants either be in the top 25% of their class, have a grade point average of at least 2.6 or an SAT score of at least 1090.

Financial aid is awarded through federal aid programs such as grants and loans, designed for those with a strong financial need. There are also merit scholarships awarded by the school itself.

Financial aid (grants, loans, work study, TOPS, etc.), and undergraduate merit scholarships are primarily administered through two different offices at Louisiana Tech University. Contact the school for more information.

LA Tech Map & Location

Louisiana Tech University
305 Wisteria
Ruston, LA 71272


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Getting Around LA Tech

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Ruston, LA

Winter
Dec
57
35
Jan
55
33
Feb
59
36
Spring
Mar
67
43
Apr
75
51
May
82
60
Summer
Jun
88
67
Jul
92
70
Aug
92
69
Fall
Sep
86
62
Oct
76
52
Nov
66
43

LA Tech Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 10,768
Freshman Class 1,307
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 13,696

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 15%
  • Caucasian: 68%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 15%
Latino 1%
African American 15%
Caucasian 68%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 15%

Undergraduate 79%
Graduate 21%
Full-Time 97%
Part-Time 3%
Women 42%
Men 58%
International 4%
Domestic 96%

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Louisiana Tech University

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