Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Louisiana Tech University (Ruston, LA)


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Louisiana Tech University is ranked 65 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 189 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%
24-2944%
24+57%

Students applied7,227
Students admitted4,567
Admission rate63%

Students per faculty26

4-year graduation rate34%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$5,553
Fees$4,092
Room and board$7,890
Estimated book expense$1,251
Total cost$18,786

Cost after need-based aid$8,746
Cost after non-need-based aid$14,756

Average debt at graduation$23,001

Out of State

Tuition$14,466
Fees$4,092
Room and board$7,890
Estimated book expense$1,251
Total cost$27,699

Cost after need-based aid$17,659
Cost after non-need-based aid$23,669

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$41,000

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met81%
Average need-based aid$10,040
Average non-need-based aid$4,030

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment11,281

Full-Time

Men4,388
Women3,462

Part-Time

Men1,475
Women1,956

Freshmen retained81%

# - 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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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