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Located in the small city of Ruston in north-central Louisiana, Louisiana Tech draws students from 47 states and 64 countries. Business and engineering are the most popular majors among undergraduates. In athletics, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and Lady Techsters compete in the NCAA Division I Conference USA. Considering applying to Louisiana Tech University? Here are the admissions statistics you should know, including average SAT/ACT scores and GPAs of admitted students. Acceptance Rate During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, Louisiana Tech had an acceptance rate of 63%. This means that for every 100 students who applied, 63 students were admitted, making Louisiana Tech's admissions process competitive. Admissions Statistics (2017-18) Number of Applicants 7,297 Percent Admitted 63% Percent Admitted Who Enrolled (Yield) 48% SAT Scores and Requirements Louisiana Tech University requires that all applicants submit either SAT or ACT scores. During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, 1% of admitted students submitted SAT scores. SAT Range (Admitted Students) Section 25th Percentile 75th Percentile ERW 420 470 Math 450 500 ERW=Evidence-Based Reading and Writing This admissions data tells us that most of Louisiana Tech's admitted students fall within the bottom 29% nationally on the SAT. For the evidence-based reading and writing section, 50% of students admitted to Louisiana Tech scored between 420 and 470, while 25% scored below 420 and 25% scored above 470. On the math section, 50% of admitted students scored between 450 and 500, while 25% scored below 450 and 25% scored above 500. Applicants with a composite SAT score of 970 or higher will have particularly competitive chances at Louisiana Tech University. Requirements Louisiana Tech does not superscore the SAT; the admissions office will consider your highest composite score from a single test date. Note that Louisiana Tech does not require the writing component of the SAT or SAT Subject tests. ACT Scores and Requirements Louisiana Tech requires that all applicants submit either SAT or ACT scores. During the 2017-18 admissions cycle, 97% of admitted students submitted ACT scores. ACT Range (Admitted Students) Section 25th Percentile 75th Percentile English 22 28 Math 21 26 Composite 22 28 This admissions data tells us that most of Louisiana Tech's admitted students fall within the top 36% nationally on the ACT. The middle 50% of students admitted to Louisiana Tech University received a composite ACT score between 22 and 28, while 25% scored above 28 and 25% scored below 22. Requirements Louisiana Tech does not require the optional writing component of the ACT. Note that Louisiana Tech does not superscore the ACT; the admissions office will consider your highest composite score from a single test date. GPA In 2018, the average high school GPA of Louisiana Tech University's incoming freshmen class was 3.53, and 60% of incoming students had average GPAs of 3.5 and above. These results suggest that most successful applicants to Louisiana Tech have primarily high B grades. Self-Reported GPA/SAT/ACT Graph Louisiana Tech University Applicants' Self-Reported GPA/SAT/ACT Graph. Data courtesy of Cappex. The admissions data in the graph is self-reported by applicants to Louisiana Tech University. GPAs are unweighted. Find out how you compare to accepted students, see the real-time graph, and calculate your chances of getting in with a free Cappex account. Admissions Chances Louisiana Tech University, which accepts nearly two-thirds of applicants, has a somewhat selective admissions process. If your SAT/ACT scores and GPA fall within the school's required ranges, you have a strong chance of being accepted. Louisiana Tech also requires applicants to complete the Regents' High School Core curriculum or out of state equivalent. Required coursework includes four units of English, math, science, and social studies; two units of the same foreign language, and one unit of art. In-state applicants need a core high school GPA of 2.5 combined with an SAT (ERW+M) of 810 or an ACT composite of 15; or, a GPA of 2.0 or higher with an SAT of 1130 (ERW+M) or an ACT of 23. Out-of-state and home-schooled are required to have higher test scores for admission. Note that applicants not meeting all of the admission requirements may be considered based on factors including demographic diversity, age, experience, ethnic background, and creative talent. In the graph above, the blue and green dots represent students who were accepted to Louisiana Tech. Most had SAT scores of 1000 or higher (ERW+M), an ACT composite of 20 or higher, and a high school average of a "B" or better. Many applicants are quite strong with grades up in the "A" range. If You Like Louisiana Tech University, You May Also Like These Colleges LSUTulane UniversityMississippi State UniversityBaylor UniversityTexas Tech University All admissions data has been sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics and Louisiana Tech University Undergraduate Admissions Office. How Competitive Is Michigan Tech University's Admissions Process? How Competitive Is LSU's Admissions Process? How Competitive Is Alabama State University's Admissions Process? How Competitive Is Tennessee Tech University's Admissions Process? How Competitive Is Marshall University's Admissions Process? How Competitive Is Auburn University's Admissions Process? How Competitive Is Texas Tech's Admission's Process? How Competitive Is Florida Institute of Technology's Admissions Process? How Competitive Is Georgia Tech's Admissions Process? How Competitive Is Illinois State University's Admissions Process? 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