Campus Housing - Dorms and Meal Plans

Provides on campus housing

Residence hall capacity

Does college offer a meal plan?
Yes, number of meals per week can vary

Must all students live on campus?

Residence halls on campus:
Adams Dorm, Aswell Dorm, Aswell Suites, Caruthers ( UP North), Cottingham Dorm, Dudley Dorm, Dudley Suites, Graham Dorm, Harper Dorm, Hutcheson (Park Place), Jenkins (Park Place), Kidd (UP South), McFarland (Park Place), Mitchell Dorm, Neilson ( UP North), Pearce (Legacy Suites), Sutton ( UP South), Thatche ( UP North)

Sports Programs & Athletics

Athletic conferences
    Football - Conference USA
    Basketball - Conference USA
    Baseball - Conference USA
    Cross Country/Track - Conference USA

Number of Varsity Athletes by Sport in 2021

Sport # of Men # of Women
All Track Combined 83 93
Baseball 35
Basketball 13 13
Bowling 7
Football 100
Golf 10
Soccer 37
Softball 19
Tennis 7
Volleyball 16
Data from 2018
Athletic Association
Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Athletic Classification
NCAA Division I-FBS



Athletic Summary
Total # athletes


Male Athletes 196
Female Athletes 143


Total sports revenue

Total sports expenses

Avg. head coach salary - Women
(# full-time equivalents)
$90,756 (6.2)

Avg. head coach salary - Men
(# FTE)
$307,111 (4.5)

Campus Services and Programs

Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Remedial services
Library facilities
Access to digital/electronic resources
Access to library collections that are shared with other institutions
Established library hours
Organized collection of printed materials
Physical facilities
Staff trained to provide and interpret library materials
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Recognized student veteran organization
Hospital on campus?


Nearby Restaurants

Food from Griff's Hamburgers

Griff's Hamburgers

Miles From Campus: 0.34
Food from Dawg House Sports Grill

Dawg House Sports Grill

Miles From Campus: 0.37
Food from Nina's Eatery

Nina's Eatery

Miles From Campus: 0.39
Food from Nana's Soulfood

Nana's Soulfood

Miles From Campus: 0.46
Food from Appetizers Grill & Cafe

Appetizers Grill & Cafe

Miles From Campus: 0.47
Food from Roma Italian Bistro

Roma Italian Bistro

Miles From Campus: 0.53
Food from Mi Casa Taqueria

Mi Casa Taqueria

Miles From Campus: 0.59
Food from Flying Burger

Flying Burger

Miles From Campus: 0.65
Food from RAW Restaurant

RAW Restaurant

Miles From Campus: 0.66
Food from Uptown Downtown

Uptown Downtown

Miles From Campus: 0.67
Food from Rotolo's Craft & Crust

Rotolo's Craft & Crust

Miles From Campus: 0.7
Food from Newk's Eatery

Newk's Eatery

Miles From Campus: 0.71
Food from Grown and Grazed

Grown and Grazed

Miles From Campus: 0.72
Food from Ponchatoulas


Miles From Campus: 0.72
Food from Yolo Nitro Ice Dreamery

Yolo Nitro Ice Dreamery

Miles From Campus: 0.72
Food from Staple Sandwich

Staple Sandwich

Miles From Campus: 0.72
Food from Sundown Tavern

Sundown Tavern

Miles From Campus: 0.73
Food from Dorian Asian Fusion

Dorian Asian Fusion

Miles From Campus: 0.94
Food from Brister's Smokehouse BBQ

Brister's Smokehouse BBQ

Miles From Campus: 0.95
Food from Mandalay Bay Sno-Cones

Mandalay Bay Sno-Cones

Miles From Campus: 1.13
Food from Tacos The Guero

Tacos The Guero

Miles From Campus: 1.21
Food from Beau Vines Steakhouse

Beau Vines Steakhouse

Miles From Campus: 1.44
Food from Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers

Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers

Miles From Campus: 1.48
Food from Whataburger


Miles From Campus: 1.55
Food from The Crawfish Trap

The Crawfish Trap

Miles From Campus: 1.61
Food from Roly Poly - Ruston

Roly Poly - Ruston

Miles From Campus: 1.68
Food from Avocado’s


Miles From Campus: 1.76
Food from Ronin Steak & Sushi House

Ronin Steak & Sushi House

Miles From Campus: 1.76
Food from Railway Coffee

Railway Coffee

Miles From Campus: 1.89
Food from Waffle House

Waffle House

Miles From Campus: 1.95
Food from Hot Rod Bar-B-Que

Hot Rod Bar-B-Que

Miles From Campus: 2.4
Food from Log Cabin Grill & Market

Log Cabin Grill & Market

Miles From Campus: 2.41
Food from Portico Bar & Grill Ruston

Portico Bar & Grill Ruston

Miles From Campus: 2.52
Food from El Jarrito Mexican Grill

El Jarrito Mexican Grill

Miles From Campus: 2.56
Food from Daylight Donuts of Ruston

Daylight Donuts of Ruston

Miles From Campus: 2.99
Food from Ben Christmas Crawfish

Ben Christmas Crawfish

Miles From Campus: 3.03
Food from Soul Food  Kitchen

Soul Food Kitchen

Miles From Campus: 8.12
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Nearby Social Spots

Social Spots from In & Out Donuts

In & Out Donuts

Miles From Campus: 0.33
Social Spots from Joe Aillet Stadium

Joe Aillet Stadium

Miles From Campus: 0.37
Social Spots from Blue Sky Yoga

Blue Sky Yoga

Miles From Campus: 0.59
Social Spots from Champs Sports Bar and Restaurant

Champs Sports Bar and Restaurant

Miles From Campus: 0.61
Social Spots from McDonald's


Miles From Campus: 0.61
Social Spots from Railway Coffee

Railway Coffee

Miles From Campus: 0.63
Social Spots from Starbucks


Miles From Campus: 0.73
Social Spots from Lincoln Parish Museum

Lincoln Parish Museum

Miles From Campus: 0.79
Social Spots from Rib Shack

Rib Shack

Miles From Campus: 1.17
Social Spots from McDonald's


Miles From Campus: 1.24
Social Spots from The Revelry of Ruston

The Revelry of Ruston

Miles From Campus: 1.29
Social Spots from Rabbs Liquor

Rabbs Liquor

Miles From Campus: 1.41
Social Spots from Chili's


Miles From Campus: 1.46
Social Spots from Anytime Fitness

Anytime Fitness

Miles From Campus: 1.73
Social Spots from Keg Package and Cork Room

Keg Package and Cork Room

Miles From Campus: 1.76
Social Spots from Devine Wine and The Keg Package

Devine Wine and The Keg Package

Miles From Campus: 1.79
Social Spots from Celebrity Theatres

Celebrity Theatres

Miles From Campus: 2.02
Social Spots from PJ’s New Orleans Brew

PJ’s New Orleans Brew

Miles From Campus: 2.27
Social Spots from Legends Cigar & Vape

Legends Cigar & Vape

Miles From Campus: 2.71
Social Spots from Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium

Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium

Miles From Campus: 3.93
Social Spots from The Eddie G. Robinson Museum

The Eddie G. Robinson Museum

Miles From Campus: 4.14
Social Spots from Lincoln Parish Park

Lincoln Parish Park

Miles From Campus: 4.55
Social Spots from Squire Creek Country Club

Squire Creek Country Club

Miles From Campus: 8.51
Social Spots from Boona Bean Coffee

Boona Bean Coffee

Miles From Campus: 58.09
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