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With a reputation for offering a private-college atmosphere at a public university, Louisiana Tech University, a selective-admissions university, is dedicated to challenging its students through the efforts of caring faculty members who are passionate about teaching, advising and research. As one graduate described the Louisiana Tech experience, "At Tech, you'll belong. Tech is family."

Come join the Tech Family of more than 80,000 graduates!

Admission Requirements

Effective Fall 2016

IN-STATE

OUT-OF-STATE AND HOME-SCHOOLED

ALL STUDENTS

Students meeting minimum admission standards except for the need for remedial courses must complete remedial courses at an institution that offers them during the summer in order to be admitted for the fall.

1 Evidence-Based Reading and Writing plus the Math section of the new SAT (ERW + M) 
2 Critical Reading plus the Math section of the old SAT (CR + M)

 

All applicants are encouraged to apply. Louisiana Tech University may admit students not meeting all requirements. In such cases, the admission decision will be affected by the student's potential for degree completion and the need to enhance the university's demographically diverse student population. Some factors to be considered may include age, experience, ethnic background, and creative talent.

Regents' High School Core Curriculum (19 units total)

REQUIREMENT ACCEPTABLE COURSES
FOUR ENGLISHES
  • English I, II, III, and IV
FOUR MATHS
  • One unit of Algebra I, Applied Algebra I, Algebra I-Pt.2
  • One unit of Geometry / Applied Geometry
  • One unit of Algebra II
  • One of the following: Financial Math, Math Essentials, Advanced Math: Pre-Calculus, Advanced Math: Functions & Statictics, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Probability and Statistics, Discrete Math, approved elective
FOUR SCIENCES
  • One unit of Biology
  • One unit of Chemistry
  • Two units of from: Physical Science, Integrated Science, Physics I, Physics of Technology I, Aerospace Science, Biology II, Chemistry II, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Physics II, Physics of Technology II, Agriscience II, Anatomy and Physiology, approved elective (including approved IBC-related course)
FOUR SOCIAL STUDIES
  • One unit of American History
  • One combined unit of Civics, AP American Government + Free Enterprise (half unit each) • One of the following: World History, World Geography, Western Civilization, AP European History
  • One of the following: World History, World Geography, Western Civilization, AP European History, Law Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Civics (2nd semester, half unit), African American Studies, approved IBCrelated course (Religion I,II,III,IV for non-public schools)
TWO FOREIGN LANGUAGES
  • Two units from same language or two Speech courses 
ONE ART
  • Fine Arts Survey or one unit: Art, Dance, Music, Theatre Arts, Applied Arts, approved IBC-related course

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