Louisiana Tech University

General Information

Website www.latech.edu
Address 1310 West Railroad Avenue
City Ruston
State LA
Zip 71272
Locale Town: Distant

Student Success Highlights

Retention Rate
First-year retention rate 81%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 32.4%
Five-year graduation rate 49.0%
Six-year graduation rate 53.7%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out 31.3%

College Characteristics

Sector Public
Carnegie Classification Doctoral/Research
Size: Number of Undergraduates 11,328
Endowment Assets $66,937,367
Minority-Serving Institution Not Applicable
Accrediting Agency -
Net Price Calculator Website https://www.latech.edu/financial_aid/netprice/npcalc.htm
% Undergraduates Taking Any Distance Education 100%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 3.70
Admission Test Scores Policy Required
Median SAT Verbal 535 (25th - 75th percentile = 490 - 580)
Median SAT Math 555 (25th - 75th percentile = 490 - 620)
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 24.0 (25th - 75th percentile = 21 - 27)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 63.2%
In-State Tuition and Fees $9,117
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $25,851
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $19,338
Average Net Price After Grants $10,683
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $5,696
Median earnings 10 years after entry $41,500
Median debt of completers $19,681
Federal Loan Default Rate 6.5%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 33.7%
% Underrepresented Minority 16.7%
% Black 12.6%
% Latino 3.7%
% Native American 0.3%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.1%
% Asian 1.2%
% White 68.6%
% Two or More Races 2.6%
% Other 10.8%
% Noresident Aliens 2.0%
% Female 46.0%
% Male 54.0%
% Age 25 and Over 7.4%
% Part-time 30.4%