Ruston, Louisiana, United States

Ruston

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About This Center

ELS/Ruston is located on the beautiful campus of Louisiana Tech University. LA Tech, a Tier-One national university, has a diverse student population representing 64 countries from around the world. With its mild climate, Ruston is in the heart of the Sportsman’s Paradise region of the state where people enjoy water skiing, hiking, biking, fishing and many festivals. Students can enjoy weekend visits to New Orleans and Dallas, in addition to multiple on-campus activities each week.

305 Wisteria St., Ruston, Louisiana, United States

Great Things to See and Do

Ruston

(318) 257-2012
rus@ELS.edu

  • Partner University
    • Louisiana Tech University
  • Housing Options
    • Student Residence (On Campus)
    • Homestay
  • Center Facilities
    • The Lambright Intramural Center, a gorgeous and newly renovated gym that is included in tuition for ELS Students. All they need to do is use their provided ELS Student ID
    • Inside the Lambright, are activities such as a fully equipped weightlifting room, paintball, soccer, basketball, racquetball, badminton, bowling, rock climbing wall, ping pong, Zumba, Yoga, and indoor and outdoor swimming pools.

Housing Options

Student Residence (On Campus)

The on-campus dorms are very economical and convenient. For students looking to save some money and have the opportunity to meet other American students this is a great option. Student also do not have to worry about furniture or dealing with a lease.
Various dormitories at LTU are used for ELS students. Males are in separate dorms from females. Both male and female dorms are typical double occupancy dorms located on campus. Shared hallway bathrooms. Rooms include sink, bed, desk, closet, and chest of drawers. Linens are also included. Exact dormitory placement is announced upon check-in.
Self-service laundry machines are available within walking-distance of rooms. Students can pay laundry machine fees using the "express" money allotment on their LTU student card.

  • Cost per Session
  • $655
  • Occupancy
  • Double
  • Meal Credits
  • Price includes $160 cafeteria credit per session to use in various on campus food establishments. Credit can be used for food purchases only.

Homestay

Capacity for homestays is limited. In the last year, host families have taken students on weekend trips to New Orleans and Mississippi. ELS/Ruston host families like to take their students to local sporting events, community picnics and celebrations. Some homestays are walking or biking-distance to campus. In other cases, homestay families will drive students to and from school.

  • Cost per Session
  • $800
  • Occupancy
  • Single
  • Meal Credits
  • 14 meals per week