Northshore Technical Community College

Tel: (9.8)573-2664
3,176 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 3,176 students (33% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Northshore Technical Community College is the only community colleges within Washington Parish County, LA.
The nearest community college is Pearl River Community College (19.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 98 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
College Northshore Technical Community College 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 98 staff
61 staff
Northshore Technical Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 3,176 has grown by 119% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 44% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,176 students 1,315 students
Northshore Technical Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1
22:1
Northshore Technical Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,039 students
815 students
Northshore Technical Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,137 students
1,061 students
Northshore Technical Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Northshore Technical Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
5%
Northshore Technical Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
2%
20%
Northshore Technical Community College Hispanic (2007-2013)
% Black
27%
15%
Northshore Technical Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
50%
49%
Northshore Technical Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Northshore Technical Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
19%
6%
Northshore Technical Community College Unknown (2007-2013)
Northshore Technical Community College 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. 0.68 0.70
Northshore Technical Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,266 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 177% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,578 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 239% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,266 $5,590
Northshore Technical Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,578 $10,086
Northshore Technical Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 83%
89%
Northshore Technical Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
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. 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 $3,437 per year for in-state students and $5,982 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,646 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.