Louisiana Tech University has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education and Cyber Defense Research by the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Louisiana Tech will play a leading role in the future of commercial unmanned aircraft research and development as part of a national team of leading universities that comprise the FAA’s Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
Louisiana Tech’s Trenchless Technology Center, an industry-leading research facility for the development of trenchless construction methods and technologies, is a leading force in underground infrastructure development across the globe.
Louisiana Tech is recognized by US News and World Report as a Tier One 'National University' and the Carnegie Foundation as a Research University/High Research Activity (RU/H).
Louisiana Tech is ranked #1 in Louisiana and in the top 25 in the nation for providing its graduates with the best return on their investments (ROI) in their college educations, according to AdvisorOne.
Louisiana Tech is the highest ranked university in Louisiana in both average starting salary and average mid-career salaries for graduates (PayScale.com 2014-2015 College Salary Report).
Louisiana Tech is ranked as one of the nation's 25 Most Affordable Colleges, for both in-state and out-of-state students (Newsweek and The Daily Beast.)
Louisiana Tech is ranked #1 in Louisiana and #11 in the nation in a list of the "25 Most Underrated Colleges In America" from Business Insider.