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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 university offers 59 baccalaureate degree programs and a wide variety of graduate degrees from within 32 master's and 9 doctoral programs. Collaborative research opportunities enhance learning alongside extracurricular and NCAA Division I athletic programs than enrich student life. Tech's campus brings together students from 46 states in the nation and 64 other countries. Our commitment to student support and academic advisement has resulted in one of the highest retention and graduation rates in the State.
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, sauna facilities, 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.