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LA Tech Admissions

If you want to apply to LA Tech, the application fee is $20. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Students who apply for Fall should hear back from LA Tech by June 5.

Applying Early to LA Tech?

Louisiana Tech University does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is LA Tech Hard To Get Into?

Getting into LA Tech is moderately difficult. LA Tech evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, LA Tech accepted 64% of all applicants., around 4,505 of the 7,087 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like LA Tech, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What Does LA Tech Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at LA Tech

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Application Essay Not Considered
First Generation Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Not Considered

LA Tech 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to LA Tech must submit the following items. Double check with LA Tech's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into LA Tech?

Students admitted to LA Tech have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Out of all students that were admitted, 88.57% submitted a class rank. At LA Tech 25% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 51% were in the top 25% and 80% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Louisiana Tech University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 88.57%
3.75 and 3.99 29.5%
3.50 and 3.74 21.47%
3.25 and 3.49 16.72%
3.00 and 3.24 11.38%
2.50 and 2.9 8.95%
2.00 and 2.49 0.76%
LA Tech does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

LA Tech is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 8% of LA Tech's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 95% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for LA Tech?

To be competitive with other LA Tech applicants, you should strive to earn between 1060 and 1260 (or higher!) on the SAT. At LA Tech 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1260 and 25% of scored lower than 1060, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of LA Tech students scored 630 or higher and 75% of students scored 530 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of LA Tech students scored 640 or higher, and 75% scored a 530 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for LA Tech?

To be most competitive at LA Tech, you should strive to earn between 22 and 28 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for LA Tech's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.

A 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for LA Tech students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

Transferring to Louisiana Tech University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to LA Tech.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in LA Tech during the following terms: Fall Term Winter Term Spring Term Winter Term Summer Term

LA Tech Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to LA Tech?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to LA Tech.

Does LA Tech accept transfer credits?

LA Tech accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. LA Tech accepts:

DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit

Does LA Tech accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

LA Tech does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits

Do I have to submit test scores to LA Tech?

LA Tech. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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LA Tech Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

64%

How hard is it to get into LA Tech? LA Tech is a somewhat selective institution. The LA Tech acceptance rate is 64%. This means that the institution accepts 63 out of every 100 applicants.

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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.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

LA Tech ACT Scores

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ACT Range

22 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

28 and Above

Good

22 to 28

Avg

22 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to LA Tech is 25. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into LA Tech. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

LA Tech SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1060 - 1260

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Math SAT Range

530 - 630

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Reading SAT Range

530 - 640

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LA Tech GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.56

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At LA Tech, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.56. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

11,126

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

64%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$10,635

Out-of-State

$19,548

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Application Deadline

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