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:
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus serves 567 students (30% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus is one of 2 community colleges within Ascension County, LA.
The nearest community college is River Parishes Community College (1.9 miles away).

School Overview

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 59 staff

Student Body

The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
567 students
1,282 students
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Total Enrollment (2009-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1 22:1
# Full-Time Students
172 students
810 students
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Full-Time Students (2009-2013)
# Part-Time Students 395 students
1,017 students
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Part-Time Students (2009-2013)
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1% 2%
% Hispanic
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Hispanic (2009-2013)
% Black
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Black (2009-2013)
% White
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus White (2009-2013)
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus 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. 0.48 0.53
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,206 is less than the state average of $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 34% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,206 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $1,968 $10,294
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2013 (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:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Sorrento River Parishes Community College
    7384 John Leblanc Blvd
    Sorrento, LA 70778
    1.9  Mi  |  3240  students
  • Baton Rouge ITT Technical Institute-Baton Rouge
    Private for-profit
    14141 Airline Highway Suite 101
    Baton Rouge, LA 70817
    14.2  Mi  |  754  students
  • Baton Rouge ITI Technical College
    Private for-profit
    13944 Airline Hwy
    Baton Rouge, LA 70817
    14.3  Mi  |  645  students
  • Baton Rouge Louisiana Culinary Institute
    Private for-profit
    10550 Airline Hwy
    Baton Rouge, LA 70816
    18  Mi  |  163  students
  • Baton Rouge Remington College-Baton Rouge Campus
    Private not-for-profit
    10551 Coursey Boulevard
    Baton Rouge, LA 70816
    18.3  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 0.56, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.