Louisiana Tech University Rankings

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In the World#1268 of 14178
In North America#397 of 2629
In the United States#359 of 2528
In Louisiana#5 of 27
In Ruston#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
64%
Average SAT
1163
Average ACT
25
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
10,289
Graduates
1,221
Male:Female Ratio
51:49
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
latech.edu

Louisiana Tech University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate64%66%63%
Applicants7,5523,5983,954
Admissions4,8402,3612,479
Freshmen enrolled full time2,0441,124920
Freshmen enrolled part time642

1,450 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

458 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
69 or 3%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1065
or below

75% of them
had 1260
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Louisiana Tech University are 1065-1260 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,967 or 96%
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

White8091 (70%)
Black or African American1327 (12%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown688 (6%)
Hispanic454 (4%)
Nonresident Alien387 (3%)
Two or more races334 (3%)
Asian177 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native14 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander9 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$11,074
Students receiving aid
98%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$6,400$6,592
Tuition in-state$6,400$6,592
Tuition out-of-state$13,141$13,333
Fee in-district$3,215$3,011
Fee in-state$3,215$3,011
Fee out-of-state$3,215$3,011

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,660
Combined charge for room and board$7,155
Room charge$3,000
Meal charge$4,155

Louisiana Tech University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General70765
Biology & Biological Sciences, General9313
Mechanical Engineering84
Computer Science674
Accounting4816
Marketing & Marketing Management, General64
Kinesiology and Exercise Science557
Educational Leadership and Administration, General4710
Elementary Education and Teaching3619
Psychology, General54
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse53
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other53
Human Development and Family Studies, General50
Electrical and Electronics Engineering48
Engineering, General2916
Construction Engineering Technology & Technician41
Health Information & Medical Records Administration & Administrator2910
Finance, General37
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services37
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering294
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist33
Engineering & Industrial Management33
Secondary Education and Teaching1814
Political Science and Government, General32
Management Information Systems, General31
Chemical Engineering31
Journalism28
Chemistry, General28
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist27
Architecture and Related Services, Other25
Airline & Commercial & Professional Pilot and Flight Crew24
Forestry, General24
Early Childhood Education and Teaching194
Engineering, Other23
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management22
Animal Sciences, General22
Mathematics, General1210
History, General165
Industrial Engineering21
Civil Engineering, General20
Graphic Design19
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician18
English Language and Literature, General153
Dietetics & Dietitian810
Sociology17
General Studies87
Industrial and Organizational Psychology123
Agricultural Business and Management, General14
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General13
Fine & Studio Arts, General102
Aviation & Airway Management and Operations12
Architecture12
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching11
Environmental Science10
Interior Architecture9
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management9
Physics, General34
Speech Communication and Rhetoric7
Business & Managerial Economics7
Biological and Physical Sciences61
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General6
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist6
Music, General5
Geography, Other5
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General4
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching4
Counseling Psychology4
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other3
Audiology & Audiologist3
Curriculum and Instruction11
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness1
Grand Total611,49541350
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate60%54%67%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 25%

Publications & Citations

Publications
6,409
Citations
335,699

Publication count by topic

Materials science
1,032
Physics
961
Psychology
645
Computer science
621
Mathematics
431
Chemistry
425
Engineering
380
Economics
274
Business
273
Medicine
265
Biology
177
Sociology
114
Environmental science
67
Political science
62
Geography
45
Geology
35
History
32
Art
31
Philosophy
12

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Physics40866,219
Business48913,353
Sociology6155,614
Economics7047,708
Psychology70626,099
Materials science77627,346
Philosophy850178
Engineering9356,345
Computer science108110,607
Political science1128725
Mathematics11347,136
Geography1486816
Chemistry157711,263
History163627
Medicine17475,321
Art196911
Environmental science2004879
Biology23123,857
Geology2403167

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199034157
199168216
199260279
199355333
199474351
199570417
199682494
199783510
1998118674
1999104772
20001221044
20011181253
20021701526
20031632086
20042012561
20052473658
20062284690
20072175718
20082246584
20092727705
20102489005
201127710994
201223612072
201326613405
201428916610
201524520214
201625317639
201722713272
201827011896
201926014033
202024213937

General info

Alternative namesTech
Louisiana Tech
LA Tech
Founded1894
WikipediaLouisiana Tech University
MottoNon Sibi Sed Suis
Not for one's self, but for one's own
Colorsreflex blue, red
Academic CalendarAugust to May. Also Summer Term (June - August)
Total FTE staff1,143
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address1310 West Railroad Avenue
Ruston, Louisiana, 71272
United States
City population22,000
Phone3182572000
Fax+1 (318) 257 2928

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