Northwest Louisiana Technical College

9500 Industrial Drive
Minden, LA 71055
Tel: (318)371-3035
3,283 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
Northwest Louisiana Technical College serves 3,283 students (29% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the state community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Northwest Louisiana Technical College is the only community colleges within Webster County, LA.
The nearest community college is Bossier Parish Community College (21.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 93 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
College Northwest Louisiana Technical College 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 93 staff
62 staff
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 3,283 has grown by 294% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,283 students 1,371 students
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 35:1
22:1
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 944 students
779 students
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 2,339 students
1,083 students
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
Northwest Louisiana Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2014)
% Hispanic
4%
20%
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Hispanic (2008-2014)
% Black
42%
15%
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Black (2006-2014)
% White
48%
49%
Northwest Louisiana Technical College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Northwest Louisiana Technical College More (2011-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
6%
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Unknown (2006-2014)
Northwest Louisiana Technical 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. 0.59 0.70
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,566 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 71% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,334 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 107% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,566 $5,664
Northwest Louisiana Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,334 $10,360
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 64%
90%
Northwest Louisiana Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
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.