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Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, LA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate66%

About LA Tech

At Louisiana Tech, you are making a great choice no matter what program you choose. While every program may not be the first in the country, we set the standard for dedicated, caring and innovative faculty. Louisiana Tech’s entire community is invested in the success of the University and the individuals that call this place home. In fact, we’ve made it our jobs to be successful and with over 125 years of experience, we’re pretty good at it. From the President to our live mascot, Tech XXII, everyone at Louisiana Tech will welcome you into the fold because, at Louisiana Tech, you belong.

Louisiana Tech University is a public, state university in the town of Ruston, Louisiana. LA Tech was founded in 1894. The university enrolls around 11,037 students per year, including 10,066 undergraduate students.

LA Tech Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into LA Tech. Around 66% of applicants get into LA Tech each year. In 2022, 5,085 out of 7,724 total applicants were accepted.

Louisiana Tech University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 66%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 8%

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Louisiana Tech University is located in Ruston, Louisiana,.

If you want to see LA Tech for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 20 to Ruston, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Monroe Regional.

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LA Tech Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to LA Tech is Continuous processing.

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LA Tech SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1100 - 1260


Math SAT Range

540 - 650


Reading SAT Range

530 - 630

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Student Life

Wondering what life at LA Tech is like? There are approximately 11,037 students enrolled at LA Tech, including 10,066 undergraduate students and 971 graduate students. 76% percent of students attend school full-time, 89% percent are from LA and 11% percent of students are from other states.


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