1310 West Railroad Avenue, Ruston, LA 71272
Louisiana Tech University is a public university located in Ruston, LA. It is a moderately rated institution, ranked two hundred and thirty-sixth in the nation, with not terribly selective admissions, accepting 63% of applicants. It has a medium-sized student body with full-time enrollment of 7,685 undergrads. Louisiana Tech provides 55 available majors across seven disciplines. The most commonly selected academe are Liberal Arts and Humanities, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, and Biology, which in aggregate are elected by 16% of students. It ranks second in Louisiana for its engineering, health care management, design, computer science and agricultural sciences programs. Additionally, Louisiana Tech placed 1st in Louisiana on our most conservative colleges list. For applicants from Louisiana, full price tuition costs $10,354. Applicants applying from outside of Louisiana must lay out $19,712 per year. Before you decide against applying because of the cost, you should know that nearly all of the Louisiana Tech students receive grant or scholarship funding. 55% of Louisiana Tech University undergraduates complete their education with a diploma to their name and begin the following phase of their lives: full-time employment. Two years after university, alumni make a median yearly salary of $35,400. After 4 more years on the job, their average yearly earnings climbs 17.2% to $41,500, which is 3.5% greater than the national median wage. Applicants may also want to be informed that there is a $20 application fee. Also, Louisiana Tech does not have a teacher certification program. Relating to finances, be aware that students awarded federal grants receive $4,772 in monetary aid on average. When it comes to demographics, 29% of undergraduates come from a household with a yearly salary less than $30k and 15% of students are from households with an annual income of $75k to $110k. Related to life on campus, freshmen don't have to live in dorms on campus. Lastly, six years after receiving their diplomas, one fourth of graduates rake in $62,200 or more and two years after receiving their diplomas, 90% of Louisiana Tech's alumni are employed.
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