Louisiana Tech University

Louisiana Tech Demographics & Diversity Report

Is Louisiana Tech really diverse? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the truth and stats about diversity at Louisiana Tech. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Louisiana Tech Student Population

How Many Students Attend Louisiana Tech University?

Louisiana Tech total enrollment is approximately 11,510 students.

8,131 are undergraduates and 732 are graduate students.

Louisiana Tech Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Louisiana Tech undergraduate population is made up of 45% women, and 55% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Louisiana Tech Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 5,800
Black or African American 984
Unknown 422
Hispanic 338
Multi-Ethnic 240
International 176
Asian 123
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 8

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Louisiana Tech Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 54% of full-time grad students are women, and 46% men.

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Louisiana Tech Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 408
International 183
Black or African American 71
Hispanic 27
Multi-Ethnic 18
Asian 12
Unknown 12
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

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Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Louisiana Tech achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,160 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1160 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  67.01 out of 100
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College Factual measured the diversity of four different categories: student race/ethnicity, student ages, student genders, and student locations. Colleges that had the most variety in all four categories have the highest overall diversity rankings.

How Does Louisiana Tech Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Louisiana Tech overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Louisiana Tech is ranked 2,444 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2444 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  35.52 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

Louisiana Tech Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 8,091
Black or African American 1,327
Unknown 688
Hispanic 454
International 387
Multi-Ethnic 334
Asian 177
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 9

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Louisiana Tech University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 879
Black or African American 152
Asian 21
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Unknown 0

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Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

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Louisiana Tech ranks 942 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  942 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  75.16 out of 100
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This school is more popular with men than with women.

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There are approximately 5,618 female students and 5,892 male students at Louisiana Tech.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Louisiana Tech is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  98.57 out of 100.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 551 female teachers and 567 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

16.61% Out of State

Louisiana Tech ranks 1,048 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

16.61% of Louisiana Tech students come from out of state, and 0% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  51 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 24 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Louisiana 1,667
Texas 194
Arkansas 72
Mississippi 16
Florida 6

International Students at Louisiana Tech

Students from 71 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and Nepal.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
51.66% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  81.61 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Louisiana Tech, 51.66% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
20-21 3,458
18-19 3,174
22-24 2,908
35 and over 1,011
25-29 936
30-34 435
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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