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 31:1.
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

The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 0% 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
Instructional Staff Total 18 staff 41 staff

Student Body

The student population of 567 teachers has grown by 0% 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 more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
567 students
1,287 students
Student : Teacher Ratio :1 31:1
# Full-Time Students
172 students
832 students
# Part-Time Students 395 students 1,021 students
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus sch enrollment Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1% 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1% 7%
% Black
35% 12%
% White
63% 66%
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus sch ethnicity Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus sta ethnicity
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 0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,206 is less than the state average of $5,917. 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 $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 34% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,206 $5,917
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $1,968 $10,050
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

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