Louisiana Tech University

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world rank  1417

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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 (EduListing 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 EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 125 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

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

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

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Louisiana Tech University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

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 AABI
  • Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education CADE
  • Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education CAHIIM
  • Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs CACREP
  • Council for Interior Design Accreditation CIDA
  • Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology CAA
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET
  • Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET
  • International Association of Counseling Services IACS
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children NAEYC
  • National Architectural Accrediting Board NAAB
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design NASAD
  • National Association of Schools of Music NASM
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing ACEN
  • Society of American Foresters SAF
  • American Association of Family Consumer Sciences AAFCS

Memberships and Affiliations

  • 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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