Louisiana Tech UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Ruston, LA

$10,185

Avg in-state tuition

$19,098

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Louisiana Tech University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Louisiana Tech University is a medium-sized public university located on a rural campus in Ruston, Louisiana. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 11,510, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 64%. The university offers 62 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 60%, and a student-faculty ratio of 22:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $10,185, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $19,098.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

64% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1065-1260

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 22-28

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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12k

Students Enrolled

17%

Online Student Enrollment

22:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

70%

Black

12%

Unknown

6%

Hispanic

4%

Two or more races

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

49%

Socio-economic diversity

31% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

31%

State Grant Aid

80%

Institution Grant Aid

81%

Pell Grant

31%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,598
State Grant Aid $5,612
Institution Grant Aid $5,897
Pell Grant Aid $4,604

Financial Outlook

$39k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$22k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.