RECRUIT AND RETAIN
For the second consecutive year, Louisiana Tech University has seen a substantial increase in both the quantity and quality of its 2014 freshman class. First-time freshmen enrolled at Louisiana Tech grew by 19.4 percent with a total of 1,853 new students registered for the fall quarter.
Graduates from Louisiana Tech University earn higher median early career salaries and mid-career salaries than graduates from any other university in the State of Louisiana, according to PayScale.com's 2014-2015 College Salary Report.
Louisiana Tech University has achieved a Tier One ranking among “National Universities” for the fourth consecutive year, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges list. Tech, along with LSU and Tulane University, were the only institutions in the state to achieve a Tier One “National Universities” ranking.
The centerpiece of the First-Year Convocation is the students’ depositing of the Tenet Medallion into the Lady of the Mist fountain, which symbolizes their commitment to their education and their university. The medallions are inscribed with the Tenets of Tech – 12 guiding principles that represent the qualities every student should possess upon graduating from Louisiana Tech.