Graduate Programs Overview

Louisiana Tech University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Ruston, Louisiana. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $7,959 for Louisiana residents and $12,690 for other students in average.

It offers seventy-eight graduate programs: 32 Master's, 19 Doctorate, 6 Post-Bachelor's, 21 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 380 students have been conferred Master's degree and 52 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameLouisiana Tech University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address1310 West Railroad Avenue, Ruston, LA
Graduate School Students1,221 students
301 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$7,959
Out-of-State$12,690
Student to Faculty23:1 (4.35%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 78 Graduate Programs
32 Master's, 21 Doctorate, 27 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Louisiana Tech University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Louisiana residents, the tuition & fees are $7,959 and $12,690 for non-Louisiana residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $442 for Louisiana residents and $705 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$5,416$10,147
Fees$2,543$2,543
Cost per Credit$442$705
Books & Supplies$1,242
Room & Board$8,664 (On-Campus) / $9,225 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,876 (On-Campus) / $5,025 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$21,741$26,472
Off-Campus Total$23,451$28,182
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$9,076$9,603$9,603$9,603$7,959
Out-of-State$21,961$16,344$16,344$16,344$12,690

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Louisiana Tech University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 218 major areas - 31 Master's (7 online programs), 11 Doctorate , 5 Post-Bachelor'(1 online programs), 20 Post-Master'(4 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total38052-86
Men18729-45
Women19323-41
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
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Business
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
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Engineering
Engineering Technology
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
English Language And Literature
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Computer And Information Sciences
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Engineering
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Psychology
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
Business
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
English Language And Literature
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
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Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 11,510 students enrolled in Louisiana Tech University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,221 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 521 male and 700 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 732 full-time and 489 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 301 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 191 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total1,221
Men Students521
Women Students700
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total1,221
Full-time Students732
Part-time Students489
By race/ethnicity 753 White, 147 Black, and 20 Asian students are attending at Louisiana Tech University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total1,221
American Indian /
Native American
1
Asian20
Black147
Hispanic43
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
1
White753
Two or more races27
Un-Known24
37 students are younger than 22 and 249 students are older than 65. The school has 629 students aged between 22 and 30 and 306 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total1,221
21 & Under37
22-24331
25-29298
30-34200
35-39106
40 & Over249
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Louisiana Tech University, 301 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 191 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,221
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses301
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses191
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses729
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses301
Louisiana Resident218
Other State In U.S.83
Outside of U.S.0



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