Northwest Louisiana Technical College

9500 Industrial Drive
Minden, LA 71055
3,186 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 3,186 students (29% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% 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 87 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
College Northwest Louisiana Technical College (LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 87 staff
25 staff

Student Body

The student population of 3,186 has grown by 282% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,186 students 357 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
# Full-Time Students 938 students
382 students
# Part-Time Students 2,248 students
906 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
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 0.66

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,261 is less than the state average of $2,875. The in-state tuition has grown by 51% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,596 is more than the state average of $5,604. The out-state tuition has grown by 181% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,261 $2,875
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,596 $5,604
Percent Admitted 68% 79%


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. National Technical Honor Society (NTHS), Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, SkillsUSA, Student Ambassadors, Student Government Association (SGA) SkillsUSA, National Technical Honor Society (NTHS),
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society,
Student Ambassadors,
Student Government Association (SGA),
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Northwest Louisiana Technical College provides technical and vocational education throughout Northwest Louisiana and is composed of five campuses, each consisting of a multicultural population encompassing much diversification in the way of ideas, traditions, values, skills, and arts. Our college awards associates degrees, technical diplomas, and industry-based certificates in programs that are aligned with business and industry and local economies, which lead students to good paying middle class jobs. 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 $2,875 per year for in-state students and $5,604 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,345 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 0.50. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Delta School of Business and Technology. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.