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Office of

Summer Programs

Registration Begins March 1st

Your College Track:

College. It's finally here. Louisiana Tech wants you to get an early start. Our summer programs help you fulfill general freshmen education requirements before the official start of the new academic year in September. Our courses prepare you for the rigors of academia in a college classroom. They also provide a firsthand glimpse into the future of your college experience. Take the classes you've loved throughout high school - history, physics or statistics - or try something new: "Introduction to Medical Terminology," "Introduction to Fashion Merchandising" or "Music Appreciation." College is a time for you to explore your interests, all of them. After class, meet up with new friends and head for Tolliver Hall, home to campus eateries that dish up pizza, tacos, and pastries. Or, follow your inner adventurer to downtown Ruston, where you can check out more than 40 retail shops and 27 local restaurants. Later, hit the treadmill at the Maxie Lambright Intramural Sports Center, Tech's sports complex that boasts state-of-the-art aerobic and weight-training equipment. Your student ID opens doors for you everywhere at Tech. Best of all, scholarships are available. You have the opportunity to live on campus with other students, and you could receive a scholarship.


Louisiana Tech offers two types of programs:

Summer Scholars - Graduating seniors with a 23 or higher ACT composite score and who also meet the university's freshman admission requirements.

Summer Enrichment at Tech (SET) - Students between their junior and senior years in high school with a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher. (Transcripts must be submitted for an evaluation). At the end of the summer term, students in this program can decide whether they want their grade(s) placed on their college transcripts.

What's Offered?

More than 25 freshman-level courses are offered. Most courses fulfill requirements of the general education curriculum. They are all listed on the reply card and represent a sampling of the 60+ degree programs offered at Louisiana Tech. You can take two classes (6 credit hours total) per session up to a maximum of 12 credit hours for the summer.

When do the sessions start?

The courses are offered in three-, six- and twelve-week sessions. Click on the individual sections to see what courses are offered. 

Three-Week Session
Sections 68-69: July 11 - July 29

Six-Week Sessions
Sections 30-37: June 2 - July 7 
Sections 60-67: July 11 - Aug. 12 
Private Pilot's License: June 2 - July 7 

Twelve-Week Sessions
Private Pilot's License: June 2 - Aug. 12

You may choose to attend any combination of sessions and earn up to 12 hours of college credit over the summer!

What about scholarships?

You will receive a tuition-only scholarship if you participate in the sessions and live on campus (You will pay for Fees, Housing, and Meals). You must live on campus to receive the scholarship. Availability is first come, first served. For more details, including a breakdown of expenses, please see click on the session you are interested in from the left navigation.

Register Now

For more information contact:
Elton Taylor
Email: summerprograms@latech.edu
Phone: (318) 257-3036

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