Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus

9697 Airline Hwy
Sorrento, LA 70778-3007
Tel: (225)675-5397
567 students
Public institution
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, business and industry needs within a life-long learning environment.
School Highlights:
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus serves 567 students (30.34% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is lower than the community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus is one of 2 community colleges within Ascension County, LA.
The nearest community college is River Parishes Community College (1.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Community College Avg.
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 18 staff 61 staff

Student Body

The student population of 567 teachers has grown by 60% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment 567 students 1,296 students
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Total Enrollment (2009-2013)
Student:Teacher Ratio 32:1 21:1
# Full-Time Students 172 students
810 students
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Full-Time Students (2009-2013)
# Part-Time Students 395 students
1,036 students
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Part-Time Students (2009-2013)
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment 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. 0.48 0.53
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Diversity Score (2009-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,206 is less than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has grown by 31% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $1,968 is less than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 34% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,206 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $1,968 $10,252
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Louisiana Technical College provides statewide technical and vocational education and is composed of seven districts with forty campuses, each consisting of a multicultural population encompassing much diversification in the way of ideas, traditions, values, skills, and arts. This college is governed by the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) Board of Supervisors, which in turn comes under regulations set forth by the Louisiana Board of Regents for Higher Education. LTC, Ascension Campus opened its doors in 1979 and offers quality occupational programs to citizens of Ascension and surrounding parishes. We offer Associate degrees, diplomas and certifications in numerous program areas as well as Developmental Studies and GED preparation classes. LTC, Ascension Campus can also customize programs for companies interested in training their employees through our Customized and Incumbent Worker Training Program. Classes may be taken druing the day and/or in the evening. Tuition fees are reasonable and financial aid is available for those who qualify. The Accrediting Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE) accredits each individual campus of 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 . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.