Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus

1101 Bertrand Dr, Lafayette
LA, 70506-4909
Tel:
3,482 students
Public institution
On July 1, 2012, South Louisiana Community College merged with Acadiana Technical College, making it one of Louisiana’s largest comprehensive community colleges. 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:
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus serves 3,482 students (51% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus is one of 4 community colleges within Lafayette County, LA.
The nearest community college is South Louisiana Community College (0.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 3,482 teachers has grown by 260% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,482 students
1,303 students
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,767 students
834 students
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,715 students
1,040 students
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus sch enrollment Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
40%
11%
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Black (2006-2012)
% White
58%
66%
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus sch ethnicity Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette 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. 0.50 0.44
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,881 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 218% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,562 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 262% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,881 $5,890
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,562 $10,050
Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The campus provides opportunities to acquire entry level and advanced skills training in a wide range of occupational areas. Students are invited to browse through the cadre of certificate, diploma, and Associate of Applied Science degree programs. Lafayette Regional Institute was chartered and authorized by ACT 208 of June 30, 1973. The name of the school was changed to Lafayette Regional Vocational Technical School on July 15, 1982 and to Lafayette Regional Vocational Technical Institute in July 1983. In February 1990, the name was changed to Lafayette Regional Technical Institute. It received its present name of Louisiana Technical College, Lafayette Campus July 1995, when Louisiana State Department of Education and Vocational Education placed all postsecondary technical schools under the Louisiana Technical College System. On July 1, 1999, the college was placed under the governing auspices of the Board of Supervisors for the Louisiana Community and Technical College System. The main campus is situated on a 20.9 acre site and was constructed at a cost of five (5) million dollars. It is located at 1101 Bertrand Drive in the parish of Lafayette, but serves citizens of parishes throughout the state. Louisiana Technical College, Lafayette Campus is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education and is part of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System and The Louisiana Technical College.

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Did You Know?
For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,116 per year for in-state students and $2,342 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $10,131 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 Maryland is Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.