Northshore Technical Community College

Tel: (985)732-6640
3,752 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 and business and industry needs within a life-long learning environment.
School Highlights
Northshore Technical Community College serves 3,752 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is higher than the state community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Northshore Technical Community College is the only community colleges within Washington County, LA.
The nearest community college is Pearl River Community College (19.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 101 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
College Northshore Technical Community College (LA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 101 staff 25 staff

Student Body

The student population of 3,752 has grown by 96% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,752 students 357 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 37:1 33:1
# Full-Time Students 1,038 students 382 students
# Part-Time Students 2,714 students 906 students
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
2%
5%
% Black
30%
35%
% White
61%
45%
% Two or more races
1%
1%
% Unknown races
5%
12%
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. 0.54 0.66

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,885 is less than the state average of $3,304. The in-state tuition has grown by 49% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,145 is less than the state average of $8,596. The out-state tuition has grown by 36% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,885 $3,304
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,145 $8,596
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89% 90%
Source: 2014 (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. The Louisiana Technical College works closely with local and statewide industry to bring the latest training programs to our students. Each campus offers customized training programs. 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 $2,917 per year for in-state students and $5,678 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,095 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 84%. 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 0.50. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Delta School of Business and Technology. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.