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Louisiana Tech University

R u s t o n , L o u is ia n a 3 1 8 -2 5 7 -3 0 3 6

http://www.latech.edu/

Welcome to Louisiana Tech University! With a reputation for offering a private-college atmosphere at a public university, Louisiana Tech is dedicated to challenging its students through the efforts of caring faculty members, who are passionate about teaching, advising, and research. Founded in 1894, this selective-admissions university offers more than 80 undergraduate majors and a wide variety of graduate degrees from within 36 master's and 8 doctoral programs. Collaborative research opportunities enhance learning alongside extracurricular and NCAA Division I athletic programs than enrich student life. Tech's campus brings together students from every state in the nation and 70 other countries. Our commitment to student support and academic advisement has resulted in one of the highest retention and graduation rates in the State.

First-Time, Full-Time Students

Starting Fall 2000

Full-Time Transfer Students

Starting Fall 2000

Student Characteristics (Fall 2007)

Undergraduate Success and

TOTAL NUMBER OF STUDENTS

10,572

Progress Rate

Gender

8,356

Women Men Race/Ethnicity

4,011 4,345

48% 52%

African American / Black

1,304

16%

1,318 898

6 Years Later

Graduate/Professional

4 Years Later

6 Years Later

4 Years Later

79%

6,737

Undergraduate

UNDERGRADUATE PROFILE

Total

61%

0%

20%

40%

60%

80%

100%

Graduated from LA Tech

Graduated from other Institution

Still Enrolled at LA Tech

Still Enrolled at other Institution

Full-time

Student Level and Enrollment Status

1,619

Part-time

American Indian / Alaskan Native

33

0%

Asian / Pacific Islander

62

1%

Hispanic

215

3%

International

204

2%

White

6,085

73%

Race/Ethnicity Unknown

453

5%

A 79% four-year success and progress rate means that 79% of students starting in Fall 2000 either graduated or are still enrolled at a higher education institution four years later.

Counts for the Fall 2000 entering class shown in the graph above.

  • 1,742 First-Time, Full-Time Students

  • Full-Time Transfer Students

CLICK HERE for Detailed Success & Progress Rate Tables

Geographic Distribution (Degree-Seeking)

Louisiana

87%

Other US States & Territories

10%

Other Countries Age (Degree-Seeking)

3%

Average Age Percent of Undergraduates Age 25 or Older

22.1 18%

Retention of Fall 2006 First-Time, Full-time Students

Returned for Fall 2006

0%

20%

40%

60%

80%

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