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Louisiana Tech University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Ruston, LA

Tuition and Expenses


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
Books and Supplies
$1,389
Other Expenses
$3,738
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Not reported

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002008
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
2,085 (95.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,417 (68.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,408 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
336 (23.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$11,830
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,386 (98.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,570
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 710 (50.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,825
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 318 (22.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
621 (28.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,473

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
6,622 (85.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
4,782 (72.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,686 (98.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
886 (18.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$11,642
Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,392 (93.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,137
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,738 (58.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,664
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 805 (17.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,846 (23.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,775

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
48%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$24,425
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
10.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
Private loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture, Architecture, Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Junior Miss
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Public Servants, Handicapped Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,778

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