Northwest Louisiana Technical College

9500 Industrial Drive
Minden, LA 71055
Tel: (318)371-3035
2,670 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 2,670 students (38% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% 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 Parish County, LA.
The nearest community college is Bossier Parish Community College (21.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 91 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 91 staff
59 staff
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,670 teachers has grown by 260% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is equal to the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,670 students
1,282 students
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 29:1
Northwest Louisiana Technical College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,013 students
810 students
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,657 students
1,017 students
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Hispanic
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Hispanic (2008-2013)
% Black
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
% Two or more races
Northwest Louisiana Technical College More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Unknown (2006-2013)
Northwest Louisiana Technical College 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. 0.53 0.53
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,629 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 134% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,741 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 470% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,629 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,741 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 72%
Northwest Louisiana Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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 $2,620 per year for in-state students and $5,498 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,864 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 0.56, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.