• 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

Central Louisiana Technical Community College serves 2,192 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,192 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,783
  • Out-state tuition: $3,162
  • Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Minority enrollment: 47%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Central Louisiana Technical Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 153 teachers has grown by 54% over five years.
Central Louisiana Technical Community 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
153 staff
37 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Central Louisiana Technical Community College has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The Central Louisiana Technical Community College diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,192 students
376 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,099 students
287 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,093 students
395 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
159 students
233 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,099 students
284 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
18 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,093 students
980 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
217 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
5%
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% Black
33%
33%
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% White
53%
45%
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% Hawaiian
1%
1%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
2%
10%
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Diversity Score
0.61
0.68
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
3.01%
2.05%
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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
$31,100
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,783 is less than the state average of $2,971. The in-state tuition has declined by 56% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,162 is less than the state average of $6,101. The out-state tuition has declined by 61% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,783
$2,971
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$3,162
$6,101
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
78%
94%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$5,500
$12,567
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,464
$5,500
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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 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 Central Louisiana Technical Community College cost?

Central Louisiana Technical Community College's tuition is approximately $1,783 for In-State students and $3,162 for Out-State students.

What schools are Central Louisiana Technical Community College often compared to?

Central Louisiana Technical Community Collegeis often viewed alongside schools like Louisiana State University-Alexandria by visitors of our site.

What is Central Louisiana Technical Community College's ranking?

Central Louisiana Technical Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Louisiana for: Least expensive tuition, Largest student body and Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,192 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,783
  • Out-state tuition: $3,162
  • Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Minority enrollment: 47%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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