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Louisiana Tech University (Ruston, LA)


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Louisiana Tech University is ranked 66 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 249 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 3%
Applicants who took ACT 97%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+NA
600-699NA
600+NA

SAT Math Score

700+NA
600-699NA
600+NA

ACT Score

30-3613%
24-2945%
24+58%

Students applied5,863
Students admitted3,813
Admission rate65%

Students per faculty24

4-year graduation rate30%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$6,400
Fees$2,454
Room and board$5,670
Estimated book expense$1,500
Total cost$16,024

Cost after need-based aid$7,649
Cost after non-need-based aid$13,013

Average debt at graduation$16,855

Out of State

Tuition$23,398
Fees$2,454
Room and board$5,670
Estimated book expense$1,500
Total cost$33,022

Cost after need-based aid$24,647
Cost after non-need-based aid$30,011

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$41,100

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met62%
Average need-based aid$8,375
Average non-need-based aid$3,011

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment9,532

Full-Time

Men3,883
Women3,008

Part-Time

Men1,189
Women1,452

Freshmen retained80%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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