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Louisiana Tech, founded in 1894, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 235-acre campus is located in Ruston, 35 miles west of Monroe.

Website: www.latech.edu

Public
Co-ed
11,185
Undergraduate
Students
(48.4%) 5,415 Women
(51.6%) 5,770 Men
12,121
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
63% of 7,297 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.53
SAT Math
475 average
450-500 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
445 average
420-470 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $21,267
Out-of-state: $30,180
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,645
Out-of-state: $18,558
Room and Board
$6,495
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Freshman Award
$11,830
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$24,425
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 26% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Ruston Population
22,287
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
15% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
Bulldog
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
Not reported
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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