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 1065 (25th percentile) - 1260 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and within the range of 22 (25th percentile) - 28 (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 (3.23 - 3.52) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of about 64 percent with 42 percent of applicants choosing to attend. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected LA Tech acceptance rate 2021 is estimated to be 59%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .latech.edu.

Overall LA Tech Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Louisiana Tech University was reported as 64.1% in Fall 2020 with over 7,550 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: 22 - 28
  • LA Tech Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.52

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 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for LA Tech has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 63.2%
  • 2017-2018: 64.8%
  • 2018-2019: 63.1%
  • 2019-2020: 64.1%
  • Projected LA Tech Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 59.4%

How Does LA Tech Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Louisiana Tech University is thirteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Grambling State University97.2%
University of Louisiana-Monroe80.0%
Northwestern State University of Louisiana82.0%
Louisiana State University-Shreveport83.9%
Stephen F Austin State University68.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to LA Tech (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading520 - 610
Math545 - 650
Total Score1065 - 1260
ACT®Score Range
English22 - 29
Math20 - 26
Composite Score22 - 28
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