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Transfer Admission

If you are transferring from another college or university in the United States, you must meet all admission requirements for Louisiana Tech. Please refer to the checklist below. The following is a list of all undergraduate admission requirements needed to make an application for admission.

Academic Checklist:

1. Complete the Online Application Form start an application or continue an application

2. Non-refundable application fee $30.00 (payable by check, money order, or credit card)

3. Official academic records and transcripts (24 or more credits with GPA of 2.25). Certified translations of supporting documents in English must accompany all documents


Immigration Checklist

1. Proof of available yearly funds to cover each year of study in the form of a statement of account, government scholarship letter or athletic scholarship letter

2. Affidavit of Support Form

3. A copy of your current I-20 and a front-and-back copy of your I-94

4. International Transfer Form completed by the DSO at your current school

Other documents:

In addition to the above list of documents, other forms and applications that are required are:

  • Housing Application
  • Copy of Associates degree (if applicable)
  • Copy of OPT card (if applicable)

After receiving the acceptance letter, transfer students will need to have the transfer form completed by their current international advisor (DSO) and submitted to Louisiana Tech’s International Student Office.

Transfer students that have not completed 24 or more credit hours must submit their high school transcripts (GPA of 2.5) and provide proof of English proficiency: one of the following (TOEFL – 71, IELTS – 6.5, ACT – 23, New SAT – 1130)


You may submit physical application documents to the following address:

International Student Office
Louisiana Tech University
P.O. Box 3037
Ruston, LA 71272

An application will not be considered without specific documentation of yearly funds available to cover each year of study at the University. Louisiana Tech University estimates the student’s average cost for an academic term of twelve months to be:

Tuition and Fees             $ 17,997
Living expenses              $  8,500 (including meals and housing)
Books and Insurance       $  2,200
TOTAL                            $ 28,697

**Fees are subject to change without notice**. Any changes will be updated here.

When the required credentials are on file, your application will be processed and you will be notified of the decision by mail. We cannot give this information out over the phone. If you want anyone other than yourself to receive information, we must have written permission from you stating the full name of the person.

**I-20s will only be issued to accepted students. Transfer students will receive their new I-20's after attending orientation and enrolling in their courses.

Application Deadlines:

Fall Quarter Enrollment: July 1
Winter Quarter Enrollment: October 1
Spring Quarter Enrollment: January 1
Summer Quarter Enrollment: April 1