STUDY TABLE: MTech it out

As selective-admissions, comprehensive public university, Louisiana Tech is committed to quality in teaching, research, creative activity, public service, and economic development. It maintains as its highest priority the education and development of its students in a challenging, yet safe and supportive, community of learners. Louisiana Tech provides technology-rich, interdisciplinary teaching, learning, and research environment to ensure student and faculty success.

Total Enrollment: 11,710 students, including from 70 countries

Student/Faculty Ratio: 23:1.

Academic Calendar: Quarter system awarding semester hours.

Affordability: Approximately 80 per cent of students receive some fo-rm of financial assistance. Tuition in 2004-05 is $3,647 for state residents and $7,442 for out-of-state students (based on eight or more credit hours per quarter, excludes summer school).

There are a number of colleges under Louisiana Tech that can cater to students’ interests, namely College of Administration and Business, College of Applied and Natural Sciences,

College of Education

International Student Office:

If you are planning to study at Louisiana Tech, the ISO is looking forward to being of considerable help in your path to higher studies and also helping you adjustment to our school and community. The ISO handles the international undergraduate admissions at Louisiana Tech University. It also provides special services for international students, including immigration advising, orientation assistance, coordinating numerous cultural and educational programmes.

Admission requirements:

Graduate students must have had the equivalent of at least 16 years of schooling. They must have studied a curriculum comparable to one at Louisiana Tech University. They are strongly encouraged to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Admission Test (GMAT) is required of all students applying for graduate study in business.

Application deadlines:

Fall quarter enrollment June 1

Winter quarter September 1

Spring quarter December 1

Summer quarter March 1