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Louisiana Tech University

Louisiana Tech University

305 Wisteria
Ruston, LA 71272
(318) 257-2000

Louisiana Tech University is a public, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1894. Louisiana Tech is located in town of Ruston, Louisiana. This university is the sixth largest institution in the state of Louisiana. It offers subjects including sociology and business writing. This university offers students five certificates, three associates level degrees, 76 bachelors level degrees, 33 masters level degrees, and nine degrees at the doctoral level. In 2010, 11,743 students sought degrees from the 100 programs at this university. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits Louisiana Tech. This university is one of 6 research universities in Louisiana.

Admission

4,980 students applied to LA Tech in 2010. It admitted close to 61% of applicants or 3,038 students. 44% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

4,980 students applied to LA Tech in 2010. It admitted close to 61% of applicants or 3,038 students. 44% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 61%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 61%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 61%

Student Demographics

In 2010, 11,743 students were enrolled at Louisiana Tech.

Student Demographics

In 2010, 11,743 students were enrolled at Louisiana Tech.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 5519
  • Total Enrolled Female: 6224
  • Undergraduate Male: 4579
  • Undergraduate Female: 4399
  • Graduate Male: 912
  • Graduate Female: 1853

Faculty Demographics

527 instructors work for Tech. Approximately 79% of teachers are full-time, 110 out of 527 teachers are part-time, and 296 out of 527 teachers are men.

Faculty Demographics

527 instructors work for Tech. Approximately 79% of teachers are full-time, 110 out of 527 teachers are part-time, and 296 out of 527 teachers are men.

  • Male: 296
  • Female: 231
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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