Louisiana Tech University (LA Tech)

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Louisiana Tech University can be found in Ruston, LA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Louisiana Tech University has an enrollment of nearly twelve thousand students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores between 940 (25th percentile) - 1190 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and within the range of 21 (25th percentile) - 26 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is common among applicants that get into this school. We were able to estimate the LA Tech average GPA (3.13 - 3.38) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of about 67 percent with 45 percent of applicants choosing to attend. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected LA Tech acceptance rate 2015 is estimated to be 66%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at latech.edu.

Overall LA Tech Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

67.4%

The overall acceptance rate for Louisiana Tech University was reported as 67.4% in Fall 2013 with over 5,080 applications submitted to LA Tech. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • LA Tech ACT Scores: 21 - 26
  • LA Tech Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Louisiana Tech University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Louisiana Tech University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Louisiana Tech University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 62.8%
  • 2010-2011: 60.8%
  • 2011-2012: 62.1%
  • 2012-2013: 70.8%
  • 2013-2014: 67.4%
  • Projected LA Tech Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 66.3%

How Does LA Tech Compare?

67.4%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Louisiana Tech University is twenty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Grambling State University43.6%
University of Louisiana-Monroe77.2%
Northwestern State University of Louisiana84.0%
Stephen F Austin State University56.9%
Jackson State University64.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Recommended
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants5,07759.0%41.0%
Admitted3,42459.0%41.0%
Enrolled1,55259.0%41.0%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to LA Tech (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English21 - 27
Math19 - 25
Composite Score21 - 26
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