Capital Area Technical College

3250 North Acadian Thruway East
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Tel: (225)359-9201
2,403 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:
Capital Area Technical College serves 2,403 students (36% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Capital Area Technical College is one of 12 community colleges within East Baton Rouge Parish County, LA.
The nearest community college is Baton Rouge Community College (2.3 miles away).

School Overview

Capital Area Technical College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 2,403 teachers has grown by 61% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 17:1 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
2,403 students
1,282 students
Capital Area Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
861 students
810 students
Capital Area Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,542 students
1,017 students
Capital Area Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Capital Area Technical College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Capital Area Technical College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Capital Area Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Capital Area Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Capital Area Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Capital Area Technical College More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
Capital Area Technical College Unknown (2006-2013)
Capital Area 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. 0.48 0.53
Capital Area Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,136 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 165% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,000 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 260% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,136 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,000 $10,294
Capital Area Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89%
Capital Area Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
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. The Louisiana Community and Technical College System was established by the Louisiana legislature in 1999. LTC–BR Tech is a member campus of the new system and is recognized for preparing students for workforce success through continual education and training. BR Tech provides students with many educational and training choices. Its affordable tuition, small class size, high quality faculty, personal attention, great job placement rate, convenient class times and locations, beautiful campus, and a wide variety of student services combine to make the BR Tech experience one that works for students. 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.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Baton Rouge Baton Rouge Community College
    201 Community College Drive
    Baton Rouge, LA 70806
    2.3  Mi  |  8119  students
  • Baton Rouge Camelot College
    Private for-profit
    2618 Wooddale Blvd Ste A
    Baton Rouge, LA 70805
    2.4  Mi  |  226  students
  • Baton Rouge Baton Rouge College
    Private for-profit
    1771 N Lobdell Blvd. Suite 307
    Baton Rouge, LA 70806
    2.7  Mi  |  0  students
  • Baton Rouge Delta College of Arts & Technology
    Private for-profit
    7380 Exchange Place
    Baton Rouge, LA 70806
    2.7  Mi  |  641  students
  • Baton rouge Culinary arts institute of louisiana
    2857 perkins road
    Baton rouge, LA 70808
    3.6  Mi  |   students
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