The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • LA Tech has more expensive tuition & fees ($16,807) than University of Southern Mississippi ($10,896).
  • It is harder to admit to LA Tech than University of Southern Mississippi.
  • LA Tech has higher submitted ACT score (25) than University of Southern Mississippi (23).
  • University of Southern Mississippi has more students with 14,606 students while LA Tech has 11,126 students.
  • University of Southern Mississippi has more full-time faculties with 629 faculties while LA Tech has 378 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Louisiana Tech University and University of Southern Mississippi.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
LA TechUniversity of Southern Mississippi
LA Techvs.University of Southern Mississippi
Ruston, LouisianaLocationHattiesburg, Mississippi
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$10,065
Out-Of-State$16,807
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,896
Out-Of-State$10,896
93% ($9,148)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)83% ($8,102)
$9,148Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,102
64.84 %Acceptance Rates98.43 %
42.52 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)30.34 %
1,165SAT Score-
25ACT Score23
61 %Graduation Rate50 %
1 %Transfer-out Rate-
81 %Retention Rate75 %
11,126Student Population14,606
378Number of Faculties629
23 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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