Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson Campus

5200 Blair Drive, Metairie
LA, 70001-5605
Tel: (504)671-6700
289 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-Jefferson Campus serves 289 students (38% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson Campus is one of 6 community colleges within Jefferson County, LA.
The nearest community college is Blue Cliff College-Metairie (2.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 0% over five years.
Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson 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 13 staff 41 staff

Student Body

The student population of 289 teachers has grown by 0% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
289 students
1,287 students
Student : Teacher Ratio :1 31:1
# Full-Time Students
111 students
832 students
# Part-Time Students 178 students 1,021 students
Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson Campus sch enrollment Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson Campus sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Asian
2% 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
10% 7%
% Black
49% 12%
% White
37% 66%
% Two or more races"
1% 2%
Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson Campus sch ethnicity Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson 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. 0.61 0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,955 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 222% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,433 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 338% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,955 $5,845
Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,433 $10,047
Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson 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. 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.

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Did You Know?
For Jefferson County, LA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,955 per year for in-state students and $6,433 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,237 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Jefferson County, LA is 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Jefferson County, LA 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 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Jefferson County, LA is Herzing University New Orleans. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.