Northwest Louisiana Technical College

814 Constable Street, Minden
LA, 71055
Tel: (318)371-3035
2,748 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:
Northwest Louisiana Technical College serves 2,748 students (38% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Northwest Louisiana Technical College is the only community colleges within Webster County, LA.
The nearest community college is Bossier Parish Community College (21.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Northwest Louisiana Technical College 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

Student Body

The student population of 2,748 teachers has grown by 271% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,748 students
1,303 students
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,057 students
834 students
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,691 students
1,040 students
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Northwest Louisiana Technical College sch enrollment Northwest Louisiana Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Hispanic (2008-2012)
% Black
50%
11%
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
47%
66%
Northwest Louisiana Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Northwest Louisiana Technical College sch ethnicity Northwest Louisiana Technical College 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. 0.53 0.44
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,261 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 161% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,596 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 475% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,261 $5,890
Northwest Louisiana Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,596 $10,047
Northwest Louisiana Technical College 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 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.