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 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,946 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,693
  • Out-state tuition: $7,771
  • Student:teacher ratio: 34:1
  • Minority enrollment: 69%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Capital Area Technical College
(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
57 staff
37 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 stayed the same over five years.
The Capital Area Technical College diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,946 students
376 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
34:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
733 students
287 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,213 students
395 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
147 students
233 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
733 students
284 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
18 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,213 students
980 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
217 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
1%
5%
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% Black
61%
33%
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% White
31%
45%
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% Hawaiian
n/a
1%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
5%
10%
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Diversity Score
0.53
0.68
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
24%
44%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.87%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$31,100
$28,200
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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 Aid
90%
94%
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Median Debt for Graduates
n/a
$12,567
Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$5,500
Acceptance Rate
n/a
79%
ACT Composite
n/a
21
ACT English
n/a
21
ACT Math
n/a
20
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Capital Area Technical College cost?

Capital Area Technical College's tuition is approximately $3,693 for In-State students and $7,771 for Out-State students.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,946 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,693
  • Out-state tuition: $7,771
  • Student:teacher ratio: 34:1
  • Minority enrollment: 69%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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East Baton Rouge County, LA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.46, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in East Baton Rouge County, LA is Baton Rouge Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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