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Louisiana Tech University

College of Liberal Arts

Ruston, LA

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Overview

Louisiana Tech University / College of Liberal Arts is located in Ruston, LA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Communication Theatre
Master of Arts (MA) Communication Speech communication
Master of Architecture (M Arch) Architecture
Master of Arts (MA) Speech pathology
Master of Arts (MA) English Technical writing
Master of Arts (MA) English Literature
(Graduate Certificate) Technical writing and communication
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Art Photography
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Art Studio
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Art Graphic design
Master of Arts (MA) History
Doctor of Audiology (Au D) Audiology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 49
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

146
Applied
86
Accepted
37
Enrolled
59%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st June 1st Yes
Winter deadline November 1st September 1st No
Spring deadline February 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree, minimum GPA of 3.0 or 3.2 on last 60 hours attempted

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

145
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
78%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.07%
Black or African American 2.76%
White or Caucasian 85%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 0.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.76%
Unknown 2.76%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Faculty

68
Total faculty
Full-time - 63
Part-time - 5
Male (40)
Female (28)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Contributing to the expansion of historical and social scientific knowledge and understanding through original research and publication; diverse language, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds with disorders of speech, language, swallowing, hearing, and cognitive aspects of communication; prevention of communication, swallowing, and hearing disorders
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 3168
Ruston, LA  71272
United States
Contact Dr. Donald P. Kaczvinsky
Dean
Email: dkaczv@latech.edu
Phone: 318-257-4805
Fax: 318-257-3935