Graduate Programs Overview

Louisiana Tech University is a four-years, public school located in Ruston, Louisiana. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 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
Typefour-years, public
Address1310 West Railroad Avenue, Ruston, LA
Graduate School Students1,113 students
549 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$7,959
Student to Faculty23:1 (4.35%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 78 Graduate Programs
32 Master's, 21 Doctorate, 27 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$442$705
Books & Supplies$900
Room & Board$9,210 (On-Campus) / $9,573 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,870 (On-Campus) / $4,644 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$21,939$26,670
Off-Campus Total$23,076$27,807
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

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 78 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
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.
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 11,126 students enrolled in Louisiana Tech University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,113 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 498 male and 615 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 716 full-time and 397 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 549 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 185 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students498
Women Students615
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students716
Part-time Students397
By race/ethnicity 716 White, 130 Black, and 23 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
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races27
39 students are younger than 22 and 186 students are older than 65. The school has 632 students aged between 22 and 30 and 255 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under39
40 & Over186
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, 549 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 185 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,113
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses549
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses185
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses379
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses549
Louisiana Resident404
Other State In U.S.145
Outside of U.S.0

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