Louisiana Tech University

305 Wisteria, Ruston, LA 71272
Louisiana Tech University (aka LA Tech or Louisiana Tech) is a public education institution that resides in Ruston, Louisiana.

Awards conferred at LA Tech include associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in more than 52 subject areas and 116 specialties. The school has been accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the American Dietetic Association - Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education.

Dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs are available at this school. They accept high school Advanced Placement courses as credit towards completion of a degree.

With about 11,530 students enrolled full time on its central campus it is the 6th largest school in Louisiana.


General Information

Main Phone: (318) 257 -2000 Website: www.latech.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 524
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Large (10,000 - 20,000 students) Undergraduates: 9,121
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 2,417
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 62%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 22 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 20


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 440 570
SAT Math 480 610
ACT Composite 21 26
ACT English 21 27
ACT Math 19 26

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 5,271
Accepted 3,274
Acceptance Rate 62%
Enrolled 1,632

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 74% Full-time 26% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 44% Full-time 56% Part-time
Student Gender 48% Men 52% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

65% White 1% American Indian/Alaska Native
14% Black or African American 0% Multiracial
1% Hispanic/Latino 1% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 18% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 35% $ 8,878
Local Grant 24% $4,361
Institutional Grant 58% $ 3,695
Student Loans 41% $ 4,889

Majors & Degrees


Architecture and Related Services

Interior Architecture

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Interior Architecture - - 7 - -

Architecture

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Architecture Services - - 22 - -

Architecture

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Architecture - - 1 12 -

Agriculture Operations and Sciences

Agricultural Business and Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Agricultural Business and Management - - 14 - -

Animal Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Animal Sciences - - 22 - -

Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Science - - 8 - -
Natural Resources Conservation - - 1 - -

Forestry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Forestry - - 13 - -

Architecture and Related Services

Interior Architecture

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Interior Architecture - - 7 - -

Architecture

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Architecture Services - - 22 - -

Architecture

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Architecture - - 1 12 -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 13 5 -

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism - - 10 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 15 17 -

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services - - - - 6

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 15 17 -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 13 5 -

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism - - 10 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 15 17 -

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services - - - - 6

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 15 17 -

Education

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 20 2

Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education - - 3 - -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Secondary Education and Teaching - - 0 - -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 3 - -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 38 - -
Teacher Education (multiple Levels) - - 0 - -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 15 7 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 15 11 -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 15 4 -
Teacher Education (multiple Levels) - - 15 8 -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - 15 28 -

Curriculum and Instruction

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Curriculum and Instruction - - - 14 1

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 8 - -
Biology Teacher Education - - 2 - -
Social Studies Teacher Education - - 3 - -
Music Teacher Education - - 1 - -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 1 8 -
English Teacher Education - - 4 8 -
Family and Home Economics Teacher Education - - 2 8 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 6 8 -
Business Teacher Education - - 1 8 -
Art Teacher Education - - 6 8 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Secondary Education and Teaching - - 0 - -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 3 - -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 38 - -
Teacher Education (multiple Levels) - - 0 - -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 15 7 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 15 11 -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 15 4 -
Teacher Education (multiple Levels) - - 15 8 -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - 15 28 -

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 20 2

Student Counseling

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Counseling and Guidance Services - - - 62 -

Curriculum and Instruction

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Curriculum and Instruction - - - 14 1

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Special Education and Teaching - - - 5 -
Education Of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs - - - 0 -
Education Of Individuals With Vision Impairments Including Blindness - - - 2 -

Engineering

Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Engineering - - - 77 10

Civil Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Civil Engineering - - 22 - -

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical and Electronics Engineering - - 34 - -

Mechanical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mechanical Engineering - - 31 - -

Chemical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemical Engineering - - 18 - -

Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Engineering - - 6 - -

Systems Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Systems Engineering - - - 5 -

Industrial Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial Engineering - - 14 - -

Biomedical Medical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering - - 15 - 7

Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Engineering - - - 77 10

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Electrical Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician - - 23 - -

Engineering-related Fields

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Engineering Industrial Management - - - 8 -

Construction Engineering Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Construction Engineering Technology Technician - - 22 - -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature - - 4 - -
French Language and Literature - - 2 - -

Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Foreign Languages and Literatures - - 0 - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Family and Consumer Economics and Related Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Consumer Economics - - 23 - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences - - - 6 -

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Development and Family Studies - - 39 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 12 7 -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Studies - 11 128 - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Family and Consumer Economics and Related Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Consumer Economics - - 23 - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences - - - 6 -

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Development and Family Studies - - 39 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 3 12 -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 79 9 -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 3 12 -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - - 41 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological and Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biological and Physical Sciences - - - 11 -

Psychology

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Psychology - - - 1 -
Industrial and Organizational Psychology - - - 26 -
Counseling Psychology - - - 26 2
Industrial and Organizational Psychology - - - 26 0

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 40 - -

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Psychology - - - 1 -
Industrial and Organizational Psychology - - - 26 -
Counseling Psychology - - - 26 2
Industrial and Organizational Psychology - - - 26 0

Physical Sciences

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 10 8 -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 3 - -

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 10 8 -

Social Sciences

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 67 - -

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography - - 2 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 21 - -

Transportation and Materials Moving

Air Transportation

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Airline Commercial Professional Pilot and Flight Crew - - 14 - -
Aviation Airway Management and Operations - - 19 - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - - 9 -
Audiology Audiologist - - - 9 0
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 18 9 0
Audiology Audiologist - - 18 9 2
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 18 9 2
Audiology Audiologist - - 18 9 0
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 18 9 0
Audiology Audiologist - - 18 9 2

Clinical Medical Laboratory Science Research and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist - - 7 - -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator - - 16 - -
Health Information Medical Records Technology Technician - 4 16 - -
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator - 4 16 7 -
Health Information Medical Records Technology Technician - 4 16 7 -
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator - 4 16 7 -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - - 9 -
Audiology Audiologist - - - 9 0
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 18 9 0
Audiology Audiologist - - 18 9 2
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 18 9 2
Audiology Audiologist - - 18 9 0
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 18 9 0
Audiology Audiologist - - 18 9 2

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator - - 16 - -
Health Information Medical Records Technology Technician - 4 16 - -
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator - 4 16 7 -
Health Information Medical Records Technology Technician - 4 16 7 -
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator - 4 16 7 -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - - 9 -
Audiology Audiologist - - - 9 0
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 18 9 0
Audiology Audiologist - - 18 9 2
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 18 9 2
Audiology Audiologist - - 18 9 0
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 18 9 0
Audiology Audiologist - - 18 9 2

Clinical Medical Laboratory Science Research and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist - - 7 - -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator - - 16 - -
Health Information Medical Records Technology Technician - 4 16 - -
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator - 4 16 7 -
Health Information Medical Records Technology Technician - 4 16 7 -
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator - 4 16 7 -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - - 9 -
Audiology Audiologist - - - 9 0
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 18 9 0
Audiology Audiologist - - 18 9 2
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 18 9 2
Audiology Audiologist - - 18 9 0
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist - - 18 9 0
Audiology Audiologist - - 18 9 2

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator - - 16 - -
Health Information Medical Records Technology Technician - 4 16 - -
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator - 4 16 7 -
Health Information Medical Records Technology Technician - 4 16 7 -
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator - 4 16 7 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 21 9 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 31 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 37 8 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 53 39 3
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management - - 8 39 3

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 37 8 -

Business Managerial Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Managerial Economics - - 13 - -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration - - 8 - -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 26 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 53 39 3
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management - - 8 39 3

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 28 - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 21 9 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 31 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 37 8 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 53 39 3
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management - - 8 39 3

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 37 8 -

Business Managerial Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Managerial Economics - - 13 - -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration - - 8 - -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 26 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 53 39 3
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management - - 8 39 3

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 28 - -

Sports & Athletics

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