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Louisiana Tech University

Men's MCLA Contact: Paul Van Hoy
Profile
Size
8 / 10
10,622 Undergrads / 11,909 Students
Cost
1 / 10
$9,795 Net Price
Selectivity
5 / 10
63% 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
23 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
79%
Overall Graduation Rate
54%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
35% / 53%
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
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Athletics
Campus
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
490 - 580
Math
450 - 500
Total
940 - 1080
ACT
English
22 - 28
Math
21 - 26
Composite
22 - 28

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 7,297 3,609 3,688
% Admitted 63% 66% 60%
% Admits That Enroll 48% 53% 42%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.7
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
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    High School Rank
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Health Professions (41%)
    Business (16%)
    Education (9%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (7%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (7%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (6%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (5%)
    Psychology (5%)
    English Language & Literature (1%)
    History (1%)
    Social Sciences (1%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (1%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Athlete graduation rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $9,795

    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$1,389 $1,389
    Cost of Living$6,495 $6,495
    Personal Expenses$3,738 $3,738
     
    Sticker Price$21,267 $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 Scholarship96%$10,968
    Federal Grants31%$4,785
    Pell Grants31%$4,643
    Other Federal3%$1,417
    State & Local Grants79%$5,518
    Institutional Grants79%$5,821
     
    Student Loans44%$5,633
    Federal Loans43%$5,282
    Other Loans2%$8,246

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $72 Million $6,047

    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: 6.7%

    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, 35% of students graduate on time.

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    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, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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