Louisiana Tech University

Men's MCLA
Profile
Size
8 / 10
11,328 Undergrads / 12,839 Students
Cost
1 / 10
$10,683 Net Price
Selectivity
5 / 10
65% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Town: Distant

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
25 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
80%
Overall Graduation Rate
53%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
32% / 54%
Calendar System
Quarter
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Location
1310 West Railroad Avenue, Ruston, LA, 71272, Ruston, LA, 71272 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • United States
  • Monroe Louisiana Area
  • Shreveport Louisiana Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Baton Rouge Louisiana Area
  • Greater New Orleans Area
  • Alexandria Louisiana Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Little Rock Arkansas Area
  • Lafayette Louisiana Area
  • Austin Texas Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Lake Charles Louisiana Area
Where Grads Work
  • Louisiana Tech University
  • United States Air Force
  • CenturyLink
  • US Army
  • AT&T
  • LSU Health Sciences Center
  • Willis-Knighton Health System
  • Entergy
  • Lockheed Martin
  • State of Louisiana
  • ExxonMobil
  • Fenway Group
  • IBM
  • State Farm
  • Shell
What Grads Do
  • Operations
  • Engineering
  • Education
  • Business Development
  • Sales
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Information Technology
  • Healthcare Services
  • Community and Social Services
  • Finance
  • Administrative
  • Program and Project Management
  • Arts and Design
  • Research
  • Human Resources
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall
Student Life
Professors
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
490 - 580
Math
430 - 560
Total
920 - 1140
ACT
English
22 - 29
Math
20 - 26
Composite
22 - 27

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

GPA
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 6,952 3,428 3,524
% Admitted 65% 68% 62%
% Admits That Enroll 43% 45% 40%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.7
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
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    TOEFL (English proficiency)
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (18%)
    Engineering (17%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (7%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6%)
    Education (6%)
    Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (5%)
    Health Professions (5%)
    Social Sciences (4%)
    Psychology (4%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (4%)
    Agriculture (3%)
    Engineering Technology (3%)
    Transportation & Materials Moving (2%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (2%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (2%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (2%)
    Communication & Journalism (2%)
    Architecture (2%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (1%)
    History (1%)
    Foreign Languages (1%)
    Physical Sciences (1%)
    English Language & Literature (1%)
    Athlete Graduation Rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $10,683

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    In-state
    Out-of-state
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$9,645 $25,851
    Books & Supplies$1,251 $1,251
    Cost of Living$6,360 $6,360
    Personal Expenses$3,108 $3,108
     
    Sticker Price$20,364 $36,072

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    98% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship95%$10,650
    Federal Grants34%$4,423
    Pell Grants34%$4,284
    Other Federal3%$1,350
    State & Local Grants75%$4,016
    Institutional Grants78%$7,219
     
    Student Loans46%$5,696
    Federal Loans46%$5,461
    Other Loans1%$9,147

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $66.9 Million $5,214

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $19,681.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $12,000 $209

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 6.8%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 2,937 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $41,500

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.07 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 32% of students graduate on time.

    Team Social
    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 1 1
    Fondling - -
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 1 -
    Aggravated Assault 1 -
    Burglary 12 7
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Professional-dominant
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily nonresidential

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