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:
highlights checkmark
Louisiana Technical College-Folkes Campus serves 771 students
highlights checkmark
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
highlights checkmark
Louisiana Technical College-Folkes Campus is the only community colleges within East Feliciana County, LA.
highlights checkmark
The nearest community college is Louisiana Technical College-Jumonville Memorial (19.28 miles away).

School Overview

Louisiana Technical College-Folkes Campus Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associates--Public Urban-serving Multica Associate of Arts 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 declined by 25% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 771 students 1,294 students
Louisiana Technical College-Folkes Campus Total Enrollment (2009-2013)
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
Louisiana Technical College-Folkes Campus American Indian/Alaskan (2009-2013)
% Asian
1% 2%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Louisiana Technical College-Folkes Campus Hispanic (2009-2013)
% Black
45%
12%
Louisiana Technical College-Folkes Campus Black (2009-2013)
% White
29%
57%
Louisiana Technical College-Folkes Campus White (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
23%
3%
Louisiana Technical College-Folkes Campus Unknown (2009-2013)
Louisiana Technical College-Folkes 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. 0.52 0.53
Louisiana Technical College-Folkes Campus Diversity Score (2009-2013)
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. 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
  • New Roads
    605 Hospital Road
    New RoadsLA 70760
    (225)638-8613
    19.28 Mi | 225 students
  • Baton Rouge
    3250 North Acadian Thruway East
    Baton RougeLA 70805
    (225)359-9201
    24.84 Mi | 2,403 students
  • Baton Rouge
    Camelot College
    Private for-profit
    2618 Wooddale Blvd Ste A
    Baton RougeLA 70805
    (225)928-3005
    25.42 Mi | 226 students
  • Baton Rouge
    7380 Exchange Place
    Baton RougeLA 70806
    225928-7770
    26.11 Mi | 641 students
  • Baton Rouge
    Baton Rouge College
    Private for-profit
    1771 N Lobdell Blvd. Suite 307
    Baton RougeLA 70806
    (225)454-6915
    26.23 Mi |  students
Recent Articles
Why Four Year Community College Degrees May Be Great for California
Why Four Year Community College Degrees May Be Great for California
Recently, a measure passed that allows community colleges in California to offer 4 year degrees. Until now such offerings have been the sole province of other institutions. Now, the game has changed.
Community College Pathways to a Career in Air Traffic Control
Air traffic controllers enjoy secure, interesting work. Earning a degree in ATC at a community college is an excellent first step to securing a job.
Community Colleges Offer Online Options
Community colleges have responded to the needs of working adults with online options.
Did You Know?
For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,186 per year for in-state students and $5,833 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,355 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.