Louisiana Tech University

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Louisiana Tech University
City: Ruston, Louisiana
Type: Public
Sports: baseball, basketball, bowling, cross country, football, golf, indoor track, outdoor track, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball[1]
Colors: red, blue
Mascot: Tech XX (Bulldogs)
Website: http://www.latech.edu/

Louisiana Tech University is a Louisiana public university founded in 1894 and based in Ruston, the seat of Lincoln Parish in north Louisiana.[2] It was ranked a fourth tier school in 2008 by U.S. News and World Report magazine.[3] In 2008 is had a 23:1 student-faculty ratio.[2]

To the west of Louisiana Tech is the historically African American Grambling University.


The women's basketball team has won 2 national championships.[4]

Terry Bradshaw played football for the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs before his selection by the Pittsburgh Steelers.


  1. http://latechsports.cstv.com/default/latc-default.html
  2. 2.0 2.1 Quick Facts (English). Louisiana Tech University.
  3. National Universities: Tier 4 (English). US News.
  4. History - Past Champions (English). NCAA.