Louisiana Tech offers students an unparalleled educational experience in its 79 undergraduate majors, 32 master’s degree programs, and nine doctoral programs. Founded in 1894, the University has been recognized as one of America’s Top Colleges in Forbes and as the No. 1 college in the state of Louisiana for value in Kiplinger’s. The University has been ranked as a Top Tier research university in US News and World Report for 10 years, and is the only university in the state of Louisiana to be recognized in the Times Higher Education (THE) 2020 University Impact Rankings for its commitment to sustainable development.
The University has a history of and commitment to creating programs that are the first in their fields, like biomedical and cyber engineering. Louisiana Tech’s partnerships with business, government and the military help create both academic programs and job development in the I-20 Cyber Corridor.
Louisiana Tech is an economic driver for our region and state, and our campus is a home for new and growing enterprises. This connection to innovation impacts our academic programs and provides job opportunities for our students in fields like cybersecurity and engineering. The traditional core campus of approximately 280 acres connects with the Enterprise Campus, a home for new and growing enterprises and to the heart of Ruston. Louisiana Tech and the City of Ruston continue to work hand in hand to create a healthier and more environmentally responsible community by developing safe pedestrian paths, lighting, sustainable landscaping, bicycle paths and more.