|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||24:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,452 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Louisiana Tech University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 7,227 applications and 4,567 students were granted admission. Louisiana Tech University is at the #61 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 97% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 3% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||980 to 1200|
|ACT||21 to 27|
Louisiana Tech University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $23,135 and in-state students paid $6,401.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of Louisiana Tech University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 33% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,335 (which is 2.2% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Louisiana Tech University in 2016-2017, was 807, which is 42% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,244 (which is 1.1% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Louisiana Tech University has enrolled a total of 12,672 students (8,676 students full-time and 3,996 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 12,672 students, 329 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 51% men and 49% women and 11,281 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,391 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 1,074 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 12%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 10%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Louisiana Tech University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||14%||733||85|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||9%||470||62|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||8%||425||133|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||3%||176||0|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||3%||156|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||3%||143|
|Visual And Performing Arts||3%||133|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Louisiana Tech University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Louisiana Tech University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $33,400. Last year, out of the total 1,794 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,633 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,847 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,505 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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