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Louisiana Tech University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Ruston, LA

Location and Setting


Ruston Population
22,287
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Campus Size
247 acres

Weather

Temperature
34.8 average low in January, 89.7 average high in September
Rain
99 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Ruston
Nearest Train Station
125 mile(s) from campus in Jackson, Miss.

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
15% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
85%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
Bulldog
School Colors
Red and blue

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf     x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x    
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Weight Lifting x   x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf    
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Weight Lifting x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Softball    
Tennis    
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Weight Lifting x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, cross-country running, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, association of women's studies, union board
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

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