Louisiana Tech University Graduate School

Louisiana Tech University (referred to as LA Tech) is a Public, 4 years school located in Ruston, LA.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of LA Tech is $7,959 for Louisiana residents and $12,690 for out-of-state students. The school has 915 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,839 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Louisiana Tech University (referred to as LA Tech) is a Public, 4 years school located in Ruston, LA.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1927 - Current).
LA Tech Directory Information
School NameLouisiana Tech University (LA Tech)
Address1310 West Railroad Avenue, Ruston, LA 71272
Phone318-257-2000
Webhttps://www.latech.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.latech.edu/admissions/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.latech.edu/current-students/financial-aid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of LA Tech is $7,959 for Louisiana residents and $12,690 for out-of-state students. The school has 915 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,839 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 145 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 19 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$12,690
$7,959 for Louisiana Residents
Student Population915
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs145 graduate programs
(19 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio23 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at LA Tech is $7,959 for Louisiana residents and $12,690 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $442 for Louisiana residents and $705 for out-of-state students.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Louisiana Residents$7,959
Out-of-State$12,690
Tuition per Credit Hour
Louisiana Residents$442
Out-of-State$705
LA Tech offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)19 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Louisiana Tech University is $7,959 for Louisiana residents and $12,690 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Louisiana ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$6,592$3,011$13,333$3,011
2019-2020$6,592$3,011$13,333$3,011
2020-2021$5,416$2,543$10,147$2,543
2021-2022$5,416$2,543$10,147$2,543
2022-2023$5,416$2,543$10,147$2,543
The graduate school tuition & fees of LA Tech is inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Louisiana. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Louisiana graduate tuition is $18,915 (public) / $18,393 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Louisiana Tech University$7,959$12,690
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Louisiana Graduate Schools$12,590$18,660
Public$9,834$18,915
Private$18,393
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $14,166 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at LA Tech.
On-campus living costs are increased by 2.27% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $14,289. Off-campus living costs are increased by 0.51% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$6,495$3,738$9,186$4,896
2019-2020$7,155$3,759$8,874$5,031
2020-2021$8,664$3,876$9,225$5,025
2021-2022$9,210$3,870$9,573$4,644
2022-2023$9,447$3,930$9,570$4,719
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $442 for Louisiana residents and $705 for other students at Louisiana Tech University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Louisiana ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$400$681
2019-2020$400$681
2020-2021$442$705
2021-2022$442$705
2022-2023$442$705

Graduate Programs at LA Tech

Louisiana Tech University offers 70 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 703 students have completed their study at Louisiana Tech University.
Offered Degrees at Louisiana Tech University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree318360
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship10073
Doctor's degree - other104
Post Bachelor's Degree6218
Post Master's Degree227248
Total7017703
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Louisiana Tech University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Business Administration and Management program with 157 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 93 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 22 completers.
Louisiana Tech University offers 70 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 703 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 360 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 4 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 18 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 248 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 14 completers-
Architecture14-
Communication and Journalism [+] 5 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric5-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Computer Science15-
Education [+] (2 completers) 60 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction5-
Educational Leadership and Administration7-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness--
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs--
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services30$36,500
Elementary Education and Teaching3-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching3-
Secondary Education and Teaching10-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching2-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching--
Engineering [+] 23 completers-
Engineering23-
Systems Engineering--
Engineering Technology [+] (1 completers) 39 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management39-
English Language and Literature [+] (1 completers) 7 completers-
English Language and Literature7-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences3-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 6 completers-
Mathematics6-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 5 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences5-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 6 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science6-
Physical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Physics2-
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 17 completers-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology17-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 5 completers-
Fine/Studio Arts5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 33 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist20-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator9-
Dietetics/Dietitian4-
Business [+] (1 completers) 116 completers-
Business Administration and Management93-
Accounting23-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total360
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (other)2-
Education [+] 22 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction--
Educational Leadership and Administration22-
Engineering [+] 17 completers-
Engineering11-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering6-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 5 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences5-
Mathematics and Computer Science--
Psychology [+] 16 completers-
Counseling Psychology5-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology11-
Business [+] 11 completers-
Business Administration and Management11-
Total73
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist4-
Total4
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) --
Elementary Education and Teaching--
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching--
Secondary Education and Teaching--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching--
Business --
Total18
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] --
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (other)--
Education [+] (2 completers) 28 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration17-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness11-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching--
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 13 completers-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology13-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Dietetics/Dietitian13-
Business [+] 157 completers-
Business Administration and Management157-
Total248

Graduate Student Population at LA Tech

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 915 students enrolled into Louisiana Tech University graduate schools where it has total 10,839 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 613 full-time and 302 part-time graduate students. By gender, 425 male and 490 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total915425490
Full-time613293320
Part-tme302132170
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 584 White (63.83%), 105 Black/African American (11.48%), 29 Hispanic (3.17%), 14 Asian (1.53%), and 183 students with other races. 154 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total915425490
American Indian/Native American000
Asian1468
Black/African American1053768
Hispanic291316
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White584268316
Two More17710
Un-Known1156
Non-resident Alien1548965
Louisiana Tech University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 356 graduate students (38.91% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 107 graduate students (11.69% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total915
Enrolled Online Exclusively356
Enrolled Some Online Courses107
Not in Online Courses452
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Louisiana Tech University. 356 students are aged 20 to 24 (38.91% of total students), 51 students are aged above 50 (5.57%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Louisiana Tech University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total915425490
Age 20-21481434
Age 22-24308129179
Age 25-29215115100
Age 30-341276166
Age 35-39764135
Age 40-49904248
Age 50-64451926
Over 64642

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University of Southern Mississippi (Southern Mississippi) is a Public, 4 years school located in Hattiesburg, MS. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $9,450 for Mississippi residents and $11,450 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 3,268 and it offers total 162 graduate programs(20 online programs).
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Old Dominion University (ODU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Norfolk, VA. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $13,704 for Virginia residents and $33,456 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 4,732 and it offers total 200 graduate programs(72 online programs).
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Louisiana Best Graduate Schools

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