Louisiana Tech University was ranked No. 2 in Louisiana’s Best College Rankings 2022 by Niche. The University was the highest-ranked public institution in the state of Louisiana.
Niche.com is the “market leader in connecting colleges and schools with students and families,” according to the organization’s website. The rankings are based on reviews from students and alumni along with analysis of academic, admissions, financial, and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education.
“Niche is the market leader in connecting colleges and schools with students and families, helping more than 3.7 million students per year find an institution that matches their unique needs,” said Tree George, Director of Admissions for Louisiana Tech. “Admissions professionals throughout the country value the Niche ranking system because of their focus on academic, admissions, financial, and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education along with millions of reviews from students and alumni.”
Factors considered include acceptance rate, quality of professors, average loan amount, alumni earnings, student-faculty ratio, quality of campus food and housing, ethnic composition of the student body, proportion of out-of-state students and international students, safety, diversity, athletics, all-around student life, median rent, access to amenities, and campus and local crime rates.
Tech’s overall Niche grade is “A minus.” In categories, Tech graded “A” in Athletics, “A minus” in Academics, Diversity, and Value, “B” in Campus, and “B minus” in Party Scene.