LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY - [LATECH], RUSTON, LOUISIANA - ADMISSION

Ruston, LouisianaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1894Established Year
  12839Enrollment

Louisiana Tech University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Louisiana Tech University admissions are competitive as is evident by its acceptance rate of 62%. In the academic year of 2017-18, 6952 applicants applied. 4508 were accepted, out of these 1918 decided to enroll.

The GPA of the admitted students is recorded to be 3.5. The average SAT score is 1160 which makes it competitive to get in through SAT scores. The ACT scores are moderately competitive at 24.

  • Undergraduate applicants can apply through the Early or Concurrent Application Form; the Undergraduate Admissions Application is for domestic undergraduate students only.
  • Online Application is separate for undergraduate and international applicants.
  • The graduate applicants can apply through the Online Application portal.
  • The international applicants can apply for Bulldog Scholarship.
  • Early admission: A completed application for admission and recommendation form must be submitted to the Admissions Office no later than one month prior to the beginning of the quarter. Early Application Form has to be printed.

Highlights

Undergraduate
Application PortalEarly or Concurrent Application Form
Online Application
International: Online Application
Application Fee20 USD
Payment ModeCheck, money order, or credit card
Average GPA3.5
Acceptance Rate62%
Average SAT score1160
Average ACT score24
Tuition (per credit hour)662 USD
Graduate
Application PortalOnline Application
Application Fee40 USD
Tuition (per credit hour)714 USD

Louisiana Tech University Admission Deadlines

DeadlinesDates
Undergraduate
FallJuly 1
WinterOctober 1
SpringJanuary 1
SummerApril 1
Bulldog Scholarship ApplicationFall: August 1
Winter: November 1
Spring: February 1
Summer: May 1
Graduate
FallJune 1
WinterSeptember 1
SpringDecember 1
SummerMarch 1

Louisiana Tech University International Admissions

International students are welcomed into a supportive community at Louisiana Tech University where the International Student Office strives to help them succeed.

Following are the Louisiana Tech University admission requirements for international applicants:

  • SAT or ACT scores
  • Fulfill minimum GPA requirements
  • Copy of current valid passport
  • Proof of available yearly funds must be provided to demonstrate that the applicants will be able to cover each year of study. This can be submitted in the form of an official bank statement of account, government scholarship letter, or athletic scholarship letter
  • Affidavit of support form

Language Requirements for International Students

Applicants from non-English speaking countries require to provide proof of English language proficiency by fulfilling one of the following:

  • Students with a 2.0 GPA must have:
    • TOEFL iBT: 79
    • IELTS: 6.5
    • Completion of ELS EAP level 112.
  • Students with a 2.5 GPA must have:
    • TOEFL iBT: 71
    • IELTS: 6.0
    • Completion of ELS EAP level 112.

Louisiana Tech University Undergraduate Admissions

Office of admissions governs the admission process of undergraduates at Louisiana Tech University.

Following are the requirements for undergraduate applicants:

  • standardized test scores (ACT or SAT)
  • A high school transcript
  • The Medical History Form should be submitted closer to the time of enrollment

Transfer Applicants:

A transfer student must submit an application and official transcript(s) from each college attended, regardless of whether credit was earned or transferable. Students under scholastic or disciplinary suspension from another college or university will not be entertained.

Louisiana Tech University Graduate Admissions

Graduate applicants should keep the following information handy when completing the application:

  • Names and dates of all post-secondary universities attended where credit was attempted
  • Date of most recent or highest GRE/GMAT test and the registration number. The test scores expire after 5 years
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • International students:
    • Date of most recent or highest TOEFL/IELTS test score; scores must not be older than 2 years
    • International students completing ELS 112 Certification have to upload a copy of the ELS Certificate
    • International student: English translation of foreign transcripts
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended

Louisiana Tech University Graduate Courses Admissions

Application Portal: Online Application portal common for all graduate courses

Application Deadline: Common for all graduate courses

Application Fee: 40 USD

Minimum English Language Proficiency:

  • Minimum TOEFL pBT: 550; iBT: 80
  • IELTS: 6.5

Most sought after graduate courses at Louisiana Tech University:

  • MBA
  • Master of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Master in Architecture

Louisiana Tech University is increasing efforts to grow the international presence at the university. The International Student and Scholar Services office remains committed to providing individual attention to all past, present and future LaTech students. The ISSS office empowers internationals to realize their goals academically, socially and professionally. A global community is promoted on campus by ISSS, unifying all nationalities.

The ISSS is committed to providing individual attention to all past, present and future LaTech students and staff seeking their services. The office is determined to exceed the expectations of international students and scholars through exemplary immigration counseling, admissions guidance, and customer service.

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