Louisiana Tech University has received recognition for its contributions to Louisiana
“We are responsive to the environment around us, which helps us grow.”
The other state schools on the list were Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge at 181st and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette at 242nd.
The research was based on criteria following the theme of, “What are reasonable indicators of how much a school is benefiting the country?” The schools were judged on:
• How well the university performed as an engine of social mobility, i.e., helping the poor to get rich rather than the rich to get very rich;