Capital Area Technical College

3250 North Acadian Thruway East
Baton Rouge, LA 70805-0000
Tel: (225)359-9201
  • 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 same as the state community college average of 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Capital Area Technical College is one of 11 community colleges within East Baton Rouge County, LA.
  • The nearest community college is Baton Rouge Community College (2.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
Capital Area Technical College(LA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty57 staff26 staff
Capital Area Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,946 has declined by 49% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,946 students1,493 students
Capital Area Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio34:134:1
Capital Area Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students733 students382 students
Capital Area Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,213 students1,111 students
Capital Area Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Capital Area Technical College Enrollment Breakdown LA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Capital Area Technical College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Capital Area Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Capital Area Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Capital Area Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Capital Area Technical College More (2012-2016)
% Unknown races
Capital Area Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.530.66
Capital Area Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Capital Area Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,100$28,200
Capital Area Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,693 is more than the state average of $3,474. 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 $6,533. The out-state tuition has grown by 153% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,693$3,474
Capital Area Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,771$6,533
Capital Area Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid90%89%
Capital Area Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates-$10,800
Median Debt for Dropouts-$5,125
Source: 2016 (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.

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Did You Know?
Baton Rouge community colleges have a diversity score of 0.37, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Baton Rouge is Baton Rouge Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.