Louisiana Technical College-Folkes Campus

Tel: (225)634-2636
771 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:
Louisiana Technical College-Folkes Campus serves 771 students
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Louisiana Technical College-Folkes Campus is the only community colleges within East Feliciana County, LA.
The nearest community college is Louisiana Technical College-Jumonville Memorial (19.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Louisiana Technical College-Folkes Campus Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associates--Public Urban-serving Multica Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 771 teachers has grown by 0% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
771 students
1,303 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2% 1%
% Asian
1% 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1% 7%
% Black
58% 11%
% White
38% 66%
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Louisiana Technical College-Folkes Campus sch ethnicity Louisiana Technical College-Folkes 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. 0.52 0.44
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. 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:

Recent Articles
Is President Obama's Plan for Free Community College Right for America?
Is President Obama's Plan for Free Community College Right for America?
President Obama recently introduced a plan to deliver free Community College tuition to all Americans across the country. Is it the right call? In this story, we will not attempt to make a judgment call on whether free Community College is right or wrong for the United States. Instead, we paneled a few experts in education and economics to get their take on the issue. We’re showing both sides of the coin, and letting readers decide on their own.
Spotlight: Rio Salado College Innovation Shines on Student Success
In Arizona, the Rio Salado College bucks the national trend, boosting graduation rates and student success stories through innovative assistance for its community college students.
7 Savvy Scholarship Tips for Community College Students
Are you taking full advantage of scholarships? Use these 7 smart tips when applying for your scholarships, whether need or merit-based awards, as well as those for individuals from certain ethnic, religious, or socioeconomic groups. Increase your chances of being awarded scholarships!
Did You Know?
For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,479 per year for in-state students and $6,843 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,161 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 67%. 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 0.44. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.