Louisiana Tech University

country rank  377
world rank  1119

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University Overview

Founded in 1894, Louisiana Tech University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Ruston (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Louisiana. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Louisiana Tech University (LA Tech) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Louisiana Tech University (LA Tech) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 124 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym LA Tech
Founded 1894
Motto Non Sibi Sed Suis
Not for one's self, but for one's own
Colours Reflex blue and red

University Location

Address 305 Wisteria
Ruston (population range: 10,000-49,999)
71272 Louisiana
United States
T +1 (318) 257 2000
F +1 (318) 257 2928

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Box 3178
Ruston 71272
+1 (318) 257 3036
800 528 3241

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Other
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Louisiana Tech University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Aviation Accreditation Board International (


  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • American Council on Education (ACE)
  • Association for University Business and Economics Research (AUBER)
  • Conference of Southern Graduate Schools (CSGS)
  • Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE)
  • Institute of International Education (IIE)
  • Louisiana Campus Compact (LCC)
  • National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
  • National Association of State Universities and Land-grant Colleges (NASULGC)
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
  • National Student Exchange (NSE)
  • Southeastern Universities Research Association (SURA)
  • Southern Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (SACRAO)
  • National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018