Central Louisiana Technical Community College

4311 South MacArthur Drive
Alexandria, LA 71302-3137
Tel: (318)487-5443
  • 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 2,049 students (46% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 33:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Central Louisiana Technical Community College is one of 3 community colleges within Rapides Parish County, LA.
  • The nearest community college is Blue Cliff College-Alexandria (2.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 99 teachers has declined by 41% over five years.
Central Louisiana Technical Community College (LA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years Four or more years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 99 staff 25 staff
Central Louisiana Technical Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,049 has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,049 students 1,288 students
Central Louisiana Technical Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 33:1
Central Louisiana Technical Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 938 students 382 students
Central Louisiana Technical Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 1,111 students 906 students
Central Louisiana Technical Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Central Louisiana Technical Community College Enrollment Breakdown LA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
Central Louisiana Technical Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
1%
2%
Central Louisiana Technical Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
3%
5%
Central Louisiana Technical Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
36%
35%
Central Louisiana Technical Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
50%
45%
Central Louisiana Technical Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
-
1%
Central Louisiana Technical Community College More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
8%
11%
Central Louisiana Technical Community College Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.61 0.66
Central Louisiana Technical Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
72%
47%
Central Louisiana Technical Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $31,100 $28,200
Central Louisiana Technical Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2012)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,783 is less than the state average of $3,434. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $3,162 is less than the state average of $6,475. The out-state tuition has grown by 53% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,783 $3,434
Central Louisiana Technical Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,162 $6,475
Central Louisiana Technical Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 83% 90%
Central Louisiana Technical Community 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 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?
For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,434 per year for in-state students and $6,475 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,985 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Louisiana community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.66, which is equal to the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Delgado Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.