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LA Tech Student Life

LA Tech is on a 247-acre campus in a small town setting in Ruston, Louisiana. There are many activities and organizations for LA Tech students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

LA Tech also has fraternities and sororities.

The LA Tech community comes together each year for Homecoming, Spring Fling and Little Las Vegas Night.

LA Tech Housing

LA Tech offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year.

Most LA Tech students live off campus. In 2021, 20% of undergrads at LA Tech lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 80% of students lived off-campus or commuted to LA Tech.

Is LA Tech Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Louisiana Tech University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The LA Tech campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

LA Tech offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to LA Tech

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to LA Tech, take Interstate 20 to Ruston, LA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Monroe Regional airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Louisiana you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore LA Tech's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

LA Tech Students

45%

Women

55%

Men

78%

Full Time

22%

Part Time

86%

In State

14%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

73%

12%

5%

4%

3%

2%

1%

0.43%

0.05%

Undergraduate Students

10,013

Graduate Students

1,113

Non-Resident / International Students

144

LA Tech Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

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

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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