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:
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Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus serves 567 students (30.34% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
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Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus is one of 2 community colleges within Ascension County, LA.
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The nearest community college is River Parishes Community College (1.86 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
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 60 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 1,288 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1 21:1
# Full-Time Students 172 students
814 students
# Part-Time Students 395 students
1,024 students
% Asian
1% 2%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
% Black
35%
12%
% White
63%
57%
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

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,206 is less than the state average of $5,668. 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 $10,252. 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.

Nearby Schools:

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  • Sorrento
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    SorrentoLA 70778
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  • Baton Rouge
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    Baton RougeLA 70817
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  • Baton Rouge
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    13944 Airline Hwy
    Baton RougeLA 70817
    (225)752-4233
    14.34 Mi | 645 students
  • Baton Rouge
    10550 Airline Hwy
    Baton RougeLA 70816
    (225)769-8820
    17.97 Mi | 163 students
  • Baton Rouge
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    Baton RougeLA 70816
    (225)236-3200
    18.32 Mi | 301 students
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Did You Know?
For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,620 per year for in-state students and $5,498 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,864 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 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.