Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus

Tel: (337)521-8896
3,411 students
Public institution
On July 1, 2012, South Louisiana Community College merged with Acadiana Technical College, making it one of Louisiana’s largest comprehensive community colleges. The Louisiana Technical College (LTC) delivers instructional programs which provide skilled employees for business and industry that contribute to the overall economic development and workforce needs of the state. The LTC provides individuals with quality and relevant learning opportunities consistent with identified student and business and industry needs within a life-long learning environment.
School Highlights:
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus serves 3,411 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is higher than the community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus is one of 4 community colleges within Lafayette Parish County, LA.
The nearest community college is South Louisiana Community College (0.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 87 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
College Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 87 staff
61 staff
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 3,411 has grown by 201% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,411 students 1,296 students
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 39:1
21:1
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,345 students
814 students
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,066 students
1,040 students
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
5%
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
2%
21%
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
33%
15%
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Black (2006-2013)
% White
51%
51%
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
10%
3%
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Unknown (2007-2013)
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.63 0.68
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,151 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 205% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,832 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 225% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,151 $5,660
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,832 $10,250
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90%
89%
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • The campus provides opportunities to acquire entry level and advanced skills training in a wide range of occupational areas. Students are invited to browse through the cadre of certificate, diploma, and Associate of Applied Science degree programs. Lafayette Regional Institute was chartered and authorized by ACT 208 of June 30, 1973. The name of the school was changed to Lafayette Regional Vocational Technical School on July 15, 1982 and to Lafayette Regional Vocational Technical Institute in July 1983. In February 1990, the name was changed to Lafayette Regional Technical Institute. It received its present name of Louisiana Technical College, Lafayette Campus July 1995, when Louisiana State Department of Education and Vocational Education placed all postsecondary technical schools under the Louisiana Technical College System. On July 1, 1999, the college was placed under the governing auspices of the Board of Supervisors for the Louisiana Community and Technical College System. The main campus is situated on a 20.9 acre site and was constructed at a cost of five (5) million dollars. It is located at 1101 Bertrand Drive in the parish of Lafayette, but serves citizens of parishes throughout the state. Louisiana Technical College, Lafayette Campus is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education and is part of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System and The Louisiana Technical College.

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Did You Know?
For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,186 per year for in-state students and $5,833 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,355 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Louisiana community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Delta School of Business and Technology. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.