Louisiana Tech University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Louisiana Tech University ranks better than only 31% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Louisiana Tech University ranks better than 63% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Louisiana Tech University

We calculated a salary score for each of Louisiana Tech University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Louisiana Tech University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for Tech Associate Degrees

Tech ranks higher than 43% of colleges for associate degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 43% $18,500 $56,867 43%

Salary Scores for Tech Bachelor's Degrees

Tech ranks higher than 31% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 33% $19,000 $44,971 33%
Agricultural Business and Management 11% Not Reported $35,060 11%
Air Transportation 74% $21,375 $52,107 74%
Animal Sciences 2% $21,167 $21,052 2%
Biology, General 7% $20,770 $21,052 7%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 38% $21,500 $40,140 38%
Chemical Engineering 77% $18,000 $72,767 77%
Civil Engineering 3% $24,683 $50,856 3%
Computer Science 24% $20,630 $53,984 24%
Construction Engineering Technologies 4% $21,500 $49,631 4%
Design and Applied Arts 19% Not Reported $28,236 19%
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians 80% Not Reported $69,338 80%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 53% $25,338 $71,255 53%
Engineering, Other 20% Not Reported $51,273 20%
Finance and Financial Management Services 8% $22,431 $36,668 8%
Geography and Cartography 94% Not Reported $46,673 94%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 57% $29,701 $42,682 57%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 21% $23,393 $26,353 21%
History 25% Not Reported $26,353 25%
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 20% $19,676 $25,967 20%
Industrial Engineering 6% Not Reported $55,964 6%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 49% $22,500 $32,658 49%
Management Information Systems and Services 14% $26,223 $42,682 14%
Marketing 3% $24,470 $29,995 3%
Mechanical Engineering 62% $22,871 $67,473 62%
Political Science and Government 21% $20,500 $29,685 21%
Psychology, General 5% $19,021 $21,964 5%
Sociology 41% Not Reported $31,305 41%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 72% $19,500 $38,681 72%

Salary Scores for Tech Master's Degrees

Tech ranks higher than 30% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Architecture 17% Not Reported $49,214 17%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 32% $18,007 $60,839 32%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 42% Not Reported $44,942 42%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 25% $37,361 $51,482 25%
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 76% Not Reported $52,524 76%
Educational Administration and Supervision 25% $23,966 $47,260 25%
Engineering-Related Fields 29% Not Reported $79,473 29%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 28% $38,393 $40,728 28%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 24% $25,400 $41,789 24%

Louisiana Tech University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Bitter senior 10/1/2020

Going to this school has left me extremely bitter and angry. I feel like I have been scammed out of an absurdly high cost "education." There are some truly great professors at this school like Dr. Clay, but there are also some absolutely miserable professors like Dr. Hill, that are completely apathetic to anything that may happen to you. I had a lab TA send me a multipara graph rant that was extremely rude and insulting just for asking about my grade. When I went to the Dean about the email, the whole issue... Read More

Lindsey Renee 12/28/2019

Going to Louisiana Tech University was a great decision. Twelve years after attending there I can definitely tell you it is one of the most innovative places to be. I had no idea of the amazing value I would receive by being a student there. I saw technology while I was a student there, that it took an entire decade to see in mainstream America. I suppose that's the benefit of going to one of the top research schools in Louisiana. However, I didn't attend there because of that. My Dad went to LA Tech and its... Read More