|Type:||Four-year selective admissions research university awarding bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees.|
|Mission:||As a selective admissions, comprehensive public university, Louisiana Tech is committed to quality in teaching, research, creative activity, public service, and economic development. Louisiana Tech maintains as its highest priority the education and development of its students in a challenging, yet safe and supportive, community of learners. Louisiana Tech provides a technology-rich, interdisciplinary teaching, learning, and research environment to ensure student and faculty success.|
|Total Enrollment:||11,360 students from 45 states and 72 countries.|
|Average Freshman ACT:||24.1|
|Academic Calendar:||Quarter system awarding semester hours. Three quarters (Fall, Winter, Spring) equals two semesters at other universities.|
|Affordability:||Approximately 71% of students receive some form of financial assistance. Tuition for Fall 2012 is $6,702 for state residents (9-month calendar) and $15,324 for out-of-state students (based on 10 hours per quarter - excludes summer school).|
|Varsity Sports:||16 varsity sports competing in NCAA Division I - Western Athletic Conference.|
|Campus Community:||Louisiana Tech's pedestrian-friendly campus centers around the Quad with its shady trees and the Lady of the Mist fountain. Ruston, a friendly southern town of approximately 22,000 is home to parks, lakes, and world-class mountain biking trails.|
Louisiana Tech University is committed to the principle of providing the opportunity for learning and development of all qualified citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status for admission to, participation in, or employment in the programs and activities which the University sponsors or operates.
Visit the Office of Institutional Research for data on degrees conferred by college and major, freshman statistics (gender, race, ACT score), enrollment data (gender, age, race, declared major, etc.), faculty data (gender, race, percent doctoral, etc.), and facilities data.
Contact Lori Theis, Director of Institutional Research at 318.257.2238 or firstname.lastname@example.org.