Louisiana Tech University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Louisiana Tech University is a medium four-year, public school with 12,375 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1894 and is one of the 2 colleges located in Ruston, Louisiana.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
87
Fair
Louisiana Tech University will give you the option to get an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Louisiana Tech University follows a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and provides 87 majors. The most popular concentrations are Engineering, Education, Management, Business, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
80%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Louisiana Tech University is high at 80% (well above Louisiana average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
23 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Louisiana Tech University is below average - 52%. Nearly 33% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Louisiana Tech University is reasonable -- 23:1. Find out more on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$25,900
High
Average tuition costs are high - around $23,400 a year. The additional fees at Louisiana Tech University not covered by tuition are nearly $2,500; which comes to $25,900 annually.

Read the details about Louisiana Tech University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
64%
Doable
According to government data, 6,378 applications were submitted and 4,072 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

The college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Louisiana Tech University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,700
Low
Louisiana Tech University provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Louisiana Tech University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Louisiana Tech University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 2,500 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: about $2,700 a year.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at Louisiana Tech University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Louisiana Tech University seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Louisiana Tech University Location and Maps



Post Address: Louisiana Tech University, 305 Wisteria, Ruston, Louisiana 71272, USA
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