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Admission Requirements

Effective Fall 2012

IN-STATE STUDENTS must meet the following requirements:

  1. High School Curriculum: Regents' Core: 19 units (from Core 4 Curriculum)

  2. Either:
    1. High School Core GPA: GPA on the Core of at least 2.5 with a minimum overall ACT/SAT of 15/910 (CR + M)
    2. ACT/SAT: ACT/SAT composite of at least 23/1050 (CR + M) with a minimum overall HS GPA of 2.0
  3. NO Remedial Courses Needed: Minimum ACT/SAT subscore of 18/450 in English and 19/460 in Math (Students meeting minimum admission standards except for the need for remedial courses must complete remedial courses at an institution that offers them during the summer in order to be admitted for the fall.)

 

OUT-OF-STATE AND HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS must meet the following requirements:

  1. One of the following:
    1. ACT/SAT: ACT/SAT composite of at least 26/1170 (CR + M) with a minimum overall HS GPA of 2.0
    2. ACT/SAT and HS Core GPA: ACT/SAT composite of at least 23/1050 (CR + M) AND HS GPA on at least 17 credits of the Core of at least 2.5
    3. Meet In-State Requirements: See above.
  2. NO Remedial Courses Needed: Minimum ACT/SAT subscore of 18/450 in English and 19/460 in Math (Students meeting minimum admission standards except for the need for remedial courses must complete remedial courses at an institution that offers them during the summer in order to be admitted for the fall.)

All applicants are encouraged to apply. Louisiana Tech University may admit students not meeting all state requirements. In such cases, the admission decision will be affected by the student's potential for degree completion and the need to enhance the university's demographically diverse student population. Some factors to be considered may include age, experience, ethnic background, and creative talent.


 REGENTS' HIGH SCHOOL CORE 4 CURRICULUM

(19 UNITS TOTAL)

4 ENGLISH

- English I, II, III, and IV

4 MATH

- Algebra I/Applied Algebra I/Algebra I-Pt. 2

- Geometry/Applied Geometry

- Algebra II

- Financial Math/Math Essentials/Advanced Math: Pre-Calculus/Advanced Math: Functions & Statistics/Pre-Calculus/Calculus/Probability and Statistics/Discrete Math/approvd elective

4 SCIENCE

- Biology

- Chemistry

- 2 units from: Physical Science/Integrated Science/Physics I/Physics of Technology I/Aerospace Science/Biology II/Chemistry II/Earth Science/Environmental Science/Physics II/Physics of Technology II/Agriscience II/Anatomy and Physiology/approved elective(including approved IBC-related course)

4 SOCIAL STUDIES

- Civics/AP American Government + Free Enterprise (1/2 unit each)

- American History

- World History/World Geography/Western Civilization/AP European History

- World History/World Geography/Western Civilization/AP European History/Law Studies/Psychology/Sociology/Civics (2nd sem, ½ unit)/African American Studies/approved IBC-related course/(Religion I,II,III,IV for nonpublic schools)

 

2 FOREIGN LANGUAGES

- 2 units from same language or 2 Speech courses

1 ARTS

- Fine Arts Survey or 1 unit: Art/Dance/Music/Theatre Arts/Applied Arts/approved IBC-related course



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