Central Louisiana Technical Community College

4311 South MacArthur Drive
Alexandria, LA 71302
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  • 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 2,688 students (43% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is lower than the state community college average of 32:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 61%.

Top Rankings

Central Louisiana Technical Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Louisiana for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 99 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Central Louisiana Technical Community College(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Other FieldsAssociate's--Public Urban-serving Multicampus
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty99 staff26 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Central Louisiana Technical Community College has grown by 31% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The Central Louisiana Technical Community College diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,688 students1,370 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:132:1
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# Full-Time Students1,168 students368 students
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# Part-Time Students1,520 students1,002 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
3%
5%
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% Black
33%
38%
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% White
40%
39%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
16%
11%
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Diversity Score0.700.69
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College Completion Rate
64%
41%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,100$30,100
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,783 is less than the state average of $4,056. The in-state tuition has declined by 54% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,162 is less than the state average of $6,925. The out-state tuition has declined by 60% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,783$4,056
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Out-State Tuition Fees$3,162$6,925
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid70%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$5,500$10,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$4,750
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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 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 Central Louisiana Technical Community College is Blue Cliff College-Alexandria (2.3 miles away).
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