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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$23,135 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
7,227 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
68.5% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
794 Graduates


The median in-state tuition at Louisiana Tech University is $6,401, which is $590 less than the national median in-state tuition of $6,991. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $23,135, which is 361% of the cost for in-state students, and is $4,759 more than the national median out-of-state tuition of $18,376.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,497.

In 2016, 74% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 29% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Louisiana Tech University received 7,227 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 13.3% annual growth. Out of those 7,227 applicants, 4,567 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 63.2% acceptance rate.

There were 12,672 students enrolled at Louisiana Tech University in 2016, and 3% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Louisiana Tech University has an overall enrollment yield of 44.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Louisiana Tech University has a total enrollment of 12,672 students. The full-time enrollment at Louisiana Tech University is 8,676 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,996. This means that 68.5% of students enrolled at Louisiana Tech University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Louisiana Tech University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.6% White, 12.4% Black or African American, 3.54% Hispanic or Latino, 2.36% Two or More Races, 1.28% Asian, 0.33% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.08% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Louisiana Tech University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (24.1%), followed by White Female (19%) and Black or African American Male (4.25%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (2.19%), followed by White Male (1.27%) and Black or African American Female (0.51%).

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In 2016, 28 more women than men graduated from Louisiana Tech University. The majority of students graduating from Louisiana Tech University are White. These 1,252 graduates mean that there were 5.82 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 215 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Louisiana Tech University is General Studies with 133 graduates, followed by General Biological Sciences with 63 graduates and General Business Administration & Management with 61 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Louisiana Tech University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Architecture and Related Services, with 40 graduates, followed by Engineering with 225 graduates and Agriculture with 39 graduates.


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Louisiana Tech University has an endowment valued at nearly $73.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.05M (1.43%), compared to the 1.09% average return ($2.96M on $270M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Louisiana Tech University had a total expenditure of $162M. Of that $162M, they spent $68.8M on salaries and $21.5M on benefits.

Louisiana Tech University employs 126 Associate professors, 98 Assistant professors, and 63 Professors. Most academics at Louisiana Tech University are Male Associate professors (90), Male Assistant professors (51), and Female Assistant professors (47).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Louisiana Tech University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 149 employees, Service, with 88 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 80 employees.



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