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Louisiana Tech University

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (3)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3)
Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Education & Training (2)
Engineering & Technology (2)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Medicine & Health (1)

About

History

Louisiana Tech University was founded in 1894 as Louisiana Industrial Institute, by Act 68 of the General Assembly of Louisiana. The Honorable George M. Lomax, state representative from Lincoln Parish, introduced the legislation.

Education

Louisiana Tech maintains as its highest priority the education and development of its students in a challenging, yet safe and supportive, diverse community of learners.

Research

Louisiana Tech faculty and students participate in world-renowned research. Faculty and students perform interdisciplinary research that impacts the world on a daily basis. Our students and faculty are working to discover new particles, develop novel drug delivery systems, engineer tissue, monitor the environmental, innovate trenchless installation, inspection and remediation of underground utilities, perform ultra-sensitive medical imaging and developing life-saving biomedical technologies.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
801 -200
2019
601
2018
-
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.

Services

Housing services

Louisiana Tech’s Department of Residential Life offers students a variety of housing options.  Incoming freshmen have the option to reside in the residential suites, the traditional residence halls, Legacy Park apartments and selected apartment commons, which may change each year, within University Park and Park Place.  Our returning students (anyone returning to live on campus after their first year) have the option to select from an available apartment within University Park and Park Place or an available space within our traditional residence halls.

Library services

Prescott Memorial Library exists to support the curricular, research, and service activities of Louisiana Tech University.

Prescott Library strives to provide this support to all constituents of the University.

ICT services

Numerous computers are located on the main floor. These computers provide access to the Library’s website and some software programs.

Student Life

Campus life

One source of our University’s strength is its diversity. Contrasts create learning experiences beyond the classroom, and our students have the opportunity to engage in high-impact learning practices such as study abroad. Our students come to Ruston from 47 states and 64 foreign countries. Partnerships with large and small companies enrich students’ learning experiences and increase their chances of finding great jobs in Louisiana and beyond.

Student Reviews

Out of Body.
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

I felt like I was studying courses that weren’t meant for me. I was originally in Biomedical Engineering major. I feel like I can’t get adequate help or stability with my grades. So, in consequence, my grades slip and I learn nothing. Expenses are so much. Instead of feeling excited about learning the subject I spent most of high school dreaming about, I dread taking...

Ruston, Louisiana, United States

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