Capital Area Technical College

3250 North Acadian Thruway East
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
  • 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, business and industry needs within a life-long learning environment.

School Highlights

Capital Area Technical College serves 1,946 students (38% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the state community college average of 32:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 61%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Capital Area Technical College(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty57 staff26 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Capital Area Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 31:1 over five years.
The Capital Area Technical College diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,946 students1,370 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio34:132:1
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# Full-Time Students733 students368 students
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# Part-Time Students1,213 students1,002 students
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
1%
5%
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% Black
61%
38%
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% White
31%
39%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
5%
11%
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Diversity Score0.530.69
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College Completion Rate
24%
47%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,100$28,200
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,693 is more than the state average of $2,971. The in-state tuition has grown by 145% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,771 is more than the state average of $6,101. The out-state tuition has grown by 153% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,693$2,971
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,771$6,101
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid90%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2019 (or 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 Community and Technical College System was established by the Louisiana legislature in 1999. LTC–BR Tech is a member campus of the new system and is recognized for preparing students for workforce success through continual education and training. BR Tech provides students with many educational and training choices. Its affordable tuition, small class size, high quality faculty, personal attention, great job placement rate, convenient class times and locations, beautiful campus, and a wide variety of student services combine to make the BR Tech experience one that works for students. 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

The nearest community college to Capital Area Technical College is Baton Rouge Community College (2.3 miles away).
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