CP Logo

Louisiana Tech University College Portrait

Home Compare At A Glance Contact


At Tech, you'll belong. Tech is family.

Welcome to Louisiana Tech University! With a reputation for offering a private-college atmosphere at a public university, Louisiana Tech is dedicated to challenging its students through the efforts of caring faculty members, who are passionate about teaching, advising, and research. Founded in 1894, this selective-admissions research university offers a wide variety of bachelor's, master's and doctoral-level programs with unique opportunities in fields such as architecture, aviation, engineering, biological sciences, business, and education. Tech also offers innovative graduate degree programs in molecular science and nanotechnology, and health informatics & information management, and doctoral degrees in biomedical engineering, audiology, counseling psychology, and business administration.  With an emphasis on interdisciplinary research and highly-qualified faculty, Tech is the only U. S. News & World Report Tier One National University in North Louisiana. Collaborative research opportunities enhance learning alongside extracurricular and NCAA Division I athletic programs than enrich student life. Our commitment to student support and academic advisement has resulted in some of the highest graduation and time-to- completion rates in the State.

Living in the Tech Community

Louisiana Tech is so much more than the four walls of a classroom.

Louisiana Tech's pedistrian-friendly campus revolves around the oak-shaded Quadrangle and its gardens, benches, and Lady of the Mist fountain. Other campus highlights include Centennial Plaza and its brick walkway that bears the names of Tech graduates, the newly rebuilt Hale Hall (where admissions and architecture are housed), the Bulldog Achievement Resource Center (BARC) in the Wyly Tower of Learning, the cutting-edge Institute for Micromanufacturing, and the new state-of-the-art Biomedical Engineering Building. The 255-acre campus is also home to Tolliver Hall's state-of-the-art cyber cafe for students and the Lambright Sports Center, which houses basketball and racquetball courts, bowling alley, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, weight rooms, and an indoor track. In addition to our excellent academic programs and commitment to student support, campus life is fueled by over 125 student organizations. Louisiana Tech competes in sixteen Division I sports and is a member of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC). Students are admitted free of charge to all Tech sporting events. Louisiana Tech has been recognized as a national leader in nano and microtechnologies. Tech was recently ranked third in the nation for nanotechnology education and tenth in the nation for nanotechnology commercialization, according to Small Times Magazine, a leading industry publication that focuses on business news and information about small technologies, including nanotechnology and microsystems. Louisiana Tech was also ranked as a  Tier 1 National University by U. S. News and World Report.