Welcome to the Office of Financial Aid!

At Louisiana Tech University, your dreams for a quality education can become a reality! Because Louisiana Tech University is a public university, students can look forward to a premium, first-rate education at an affordable rate. Still, the total cost of tuition, room/board, books, and other expenses can add up. This is where the Office of Financial Aid can assist you.

The mission of the Office of Financial Aid is to assist students in attaining their educational goals by helping them navigate the financial aid process. Through education, counseling, and guidance, the Office of Financial Aid is committed to providing its students with the means to obtain financial assistance in an efficient and effective manner, as well as increase their financial knowledge and decision-making skills in order to help ensure their future financial success.

Many of our students receive financial aid; in fact, 93% of students who were enrolled in 2019-2020 academic year class received financial aid of some kind to pay for their education. It is a big investment that provides valuable returns and carries with it many rights and responsibilities. See if you qualify for federal financial aid.

All Louisiana Tech University financial aid professionals adhere to those principles set forth by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators and abide by the Louisiana Tech University Financial Aid Code of Conduct.

Feel free to contact our office with any questions or concerns you might have regarding Financial Aid.

Mail: Louisiana Tech University, Office of Financial Aid, PO Box 7925, Ruston, LA 71272
Phone: 318.257.2641

Chat: Let’s Talk!  Our Chat feature is available during regular business hours.

Our office is located inside of Keeny Hall, Second Floor, Room 237.

Regular Office Hours:  Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Summer Office Hours :  Monday – Thursday 7:30 am to 5:00 pm and Friday 7:30 am to 12:30 pm


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ARP Grants

Updated November 5, 2021

The ARP Grant Application will be available on You may contact for information on the ARP Grant Application or by utilizing the chat feature on the Financial Aid website. Students must submit their ARP Grant Application(s) no later than the close of business by the following deadline(s):

  • Fall Quarter application:  CLOSED
  • Winter Quarter application: CLOSED
  • Spring Quarter application: CLOSED
  • Summer Quarter application: June 2-10, 2022

Awarding of funds is made on a case-by-case basis, and decisions are considered final at the time of the application review.  Please monitor your campus email for ARP Grant information and correspondence.

Click here for more information and FAQ regarding the ARP Grant.