Louisiana Tech University: Statistics

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#312 of 2,496 In the United States
#5 of 27 In Louisiana
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
64%
Average SAT
1165
Average ACT
25
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
10,013
Graduates
1,113
Male:Female Ratio
51:49
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.latech.edu

Louisiana Tech University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 64% 67% 60%
Applicants 7,087 3,460 3,627
Admissions 4,505 2,329 2,176
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,858 1,060 798
Freshmen enrolled part time 6 4 2

5,561 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,324 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
143 or 8%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1060
or below

75% of them
had 1270
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Louisiana Tech University are 1060-1270 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,737 or 93%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Louisiana Tech University are 22-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 7932 (71%)
Black or African American 1240 (11%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 681 (6%)
Hispanic 434 (4%)
Two or more races 331 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 300 (3%)
Asian 154 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 18 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 7 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$11,289
Students receiving aid
99%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $6,401$5,416
Tuition in-state $6,401$5,416
Tuition out-of-state $13,143$10,147
Fee in-district $3,664$2,543
Fee in-state $3,664$2,543
Fee out-of-state $3,664$2,543

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,537
Combined charge for room and board $7,290
Room charge $3,000
Meal charge $4,290

Louisiana Tech University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 59 63 6
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 106 7
Accounting 57 22
Mechanical Engineering 78
Computer Science 63 14
Construction Engineering Technology & Technician 54
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 54
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 52
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 49
Psychology, General 47
Human Development and Family Studies, General 46
Animal Sciences, General 44
Finance, General 44
Management Information Systems, General 44
Engineering & Industrial Management 43
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 42
Engineering, General 32 8
Health Information & Medical Records Administration & Administrator 28 11
Journalism 38
Secondary Education and Teaching 20 17
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 37
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 35
Chemical Engineering 32
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 28 2
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 29
Elementary Education and Teaching 22 7
English Language and Literature, General 16 13
Graphic Design 29
Dietetics & Dietitian 17 11
Civil Engineering, General 27
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 27
Architecture and Related Services, Other 25
Sociology, General 24
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 13 10
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 15 8
History, General 18 4
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 22
Chemistry, General 21
Forestry, General 21
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 15 6
Aviation & Airway Management and Operations 21
Airline & Commercial & Professional Pilot and Flight Crew 19
Political Science and Government, General 19
Architecture 19
Mathematics, General 11 7
Engineering, Other 17
Industrial and Organizational Psychology 12 4
Industrial Engineering 15
Biological and Physical Sciences 6 9
Environmental Science 14
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management 14
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist 14
General Studies 10 3
Fine & Studio Arts, General 11 2
Agricultural Business and Management, General 13
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 13
Business & Managerial Economics 13
Automation Engineer Technology & Technician 12
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician 10
Geography, Other 9
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 8
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other 7
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 6
Physics, General 2 2
Music, General 4
Audiology & Audiologist 4
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 3
Interior Architecture 3
Counseling Psychology 3
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 2
Curriculum and Instruction 2
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness 1
Grand Total 62 1,533 380 51
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 61% 55% 70%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%
  • Part-time retention rate - 17%

Publications & Citations

Publications
5,345
Citations
215,772

Publication / Citation count by topic

Physics
1,929 / 117,758
Engineering
1,665 / 50,378
Chemistry
1,261 / 39,770
Materials Science
986 / 29,363
Business
642 / 29,822
Biology
609 / 20,403
Quantum and Particle physics
587 / 64,708
Computer Science
565 / 14,407
Medicine
515 / 9,593
Nuclear Physics
514 / 64,714
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
470 / 14,214
Psychology
469 / 24,807
Mathematics
381 / 9,676
Nanotechnology
325 / 13,573
Economics
273 / 10,670
Social Psychology
226 / 16,765
Environmental Science
193 / 3,357
Chemical Engineering
188 / 9,881
Marketing
138 / 11,798
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
131 / 2,106
Optical Engineering
119 / 3,450
Art & Design
107 / 920
Communications and Public Relations
104 / 4,624
Finance
95 / 2,231
Investment Banking and Stock trading
94 / 3,568
Sociology
89 / 4,089
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
82 / 4,829
Demography
80 / 2,058
Management Information Systems
79 / 4,022
Health Science
78 / 1,079
Blockchain and Cryptography
75 / 1,078
Child Psychology
74 / 3,159
Advertising
74 / 4,563
Biomedical Engineering
72 / 1,078
Accounting
70 / 1,768
Electronic Engineering
67 / 1,670
Inorganic Chemistry
67 / 2,066
Automation and Control engineering
66 / 1,004
Math Teachers
63 / 819
Statistics
62 / 3,619

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 71 220
1992 65 293
1993 63 379
1994 78 396
1995 80 463
1996 95 545
1997 88 613
1998 122 880
1999 111 1030
2000 129 1433
2001 136 1634
2002 171 1915
2003 168 2575
2004 209 3097
2005 252 4306
2006 231 5361
2007 226 6694
2008 231 7829
2009 276 9014
2010 255 10154
2011 290 11997
2012 256 13101
2013 276 14699
2014 271 16778
2015 241 23071
2016 258 20650
2017 236 15995
2018 279 15702
2019 267 17161
2020 255 17935
2021 237 19592

Louisiana Tech University alumni

  1. Karl Malone

    Karl Malone
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    basketball playerbasketball coachactor
    Biography

    Karl Anthony Malone is an American former professional basketball player. Nicknamed "the Mailman", he is considered one of the greatest power forwards in NBA history. Malone spent his first 18 seasons (1985–2003) in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the Utah Jazz and formed a formidable duo with his teammate John Stockton. He was a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player, a 14-time NBA All-Star, and an 11-time member of the All-NBA first team. His 36,928 career points scored rank third all-time in NBA history behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and LeBron James, and he holds the records for most free throws attempted and made, in addition to being tied for the second-most first-team All-NBA selections with Kobe Bryant and behind LeBron James.

  2. Terry Bradshaw

    Terry Bradshaw
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    NASCAR team owneractorAmerican football playertelevision actorsongwriter
    Biography

    Terry Paxton Bradshaw is an American former professional football player who was a quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League (NFL). Since 1994, he has been a television sports analyst and co-host of Fox NFL Sunday. Bradshaw is also an actor and singer, having participated in many television shows and films, most notably starring in the movie Failure to Launch and releasing several country music albums. He played for 14 seasons with Pittsburgh, won four Super Bowl titles in a six-year period (1974, 1975, 1978, and 1979), becoming the first quarterback to win three and four Super Bowls, and led the Steelers to eight AFC Central championships. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1989, his first year of eligibility. Bradshaw was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1996.

  3. Trace Adkins

    Trace Adkins
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    actorsinger-songwritersingertelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Tracy Darrell Adkins is an American country music singer and actor. Adkins made his debut in 1996 with the album Dreamin' Out Loud, released on Capitol Records Nashville. Since then, Adkins has released ten more studio albums and two Greatest Hits compilations. In addition, he has charted more than 20 singles on the Billboard country music charts, including the Number One hits "(This Ain't) No Thinkin' Thing", "Ladies Love Country Boys", and "You're Gonna Miss This", which peaked in 1997, 2007, and 2008, respectively.

  4. Phil Robertson

    Phil Robertson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    hunteractorAmerican football playerinventorbusinessperson
    Biography

    Phil Alexander Robertson is an American professional hunter, businessman (Duck Commander company), and reality television star on the popular television series Duck Dynasty. He is also featured on the television show Duck Commander, a hunting program on the Outdoor Channel.

General info

Alternative names Tech
Louisiana Tech
LA Tech
Founded 1894
Motto Non Sibi Sed Suis
Not for one's self, but for one's own
Colors reflex blue, red
Academic Calendar August to May. Also Summer Term (June - August)
Total FTE staff 1,103
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address 1310 West Railroad Avenue
Ruston, Louisiana, 71272
United States
City population 22,000
Phone 3182572000
Fax +1 (318) 257 2928

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