ELS Ruston is located on the campus of Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, a small city in the northern hills of Louisiana. The people of Ruston are friendly and welcoming, and the campus community is diverse. For more information check the school website.
  • 4
  • 900 - 1400
    Living Costs per Month
  • About
  • Programmes
  • Facility & Services
  • Social life


Activities in Ruston include paintball, hiking, biking, fishing, festivals, and exciting weekend visits to New Orleans and Dallas.

Teaching Method

While enrolled in the ELS English for Academic Purposes program (Level 107 and up), you can take selected courses at Louisiana Tech University through the University Certificate Program. This unique and valuable opportunity is available as part of an academic year abroad.


  • Student Residence (On Campus)
  • Homestay
  • Student Residence (Off Campus)

Social Programme

  • Festivals: The Louisiana Peach Festival, just one of the many annual Ruston events, features artisans and vendors, a parade, a car show, a rodeo, a 5K run and a cooking contest.


  • Lincoln Parish Park: Ranked one of the best mountain bike trails in America, Lincoln Parish Park’s trail is exciting and challenging.
  • Weekend Getaways: Spend the weekend in New Orleans, with its world-famous Cajun cuisine, jazz performances and historic French Quarter.

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