Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus

9697 Airline Hwy
Sorrento, LA 70778-3007
Tel: (225)675-5397
  • 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
  • Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus serves 567 students (30% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus is one of 2 community colleges within Ascension County, LA.
  • The nearest community college is River Parishes Community College (1.90 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus(LA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty18 staff26 staff
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Total Faculty (2014-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 567 has grown by 60% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment567 students1,493 students
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Total Enrollment (2010-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio32:134:1
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Student Staff Ratio (2014-2016)
# Full-Time Students172 students382 students
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Full-Time Students (2010-2016)
# Part-Time Students395 students1,111 students
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Part-Time Students (2010-2016)
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Enrollment Breakdown LA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Unknown races
100%
11%
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.0.000.66
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Diversity Score (2010-2016)
College Completion Rate
35%
47%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,000$28,200

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,206 is less than the state average of $3,474. The in-state tuition has grown by 31% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $1,968 is less than the state average of $6,533. The out-state tuition has grown by 34% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,206$3,474
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus In-State Tuition Fees (2014-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$1,968$6,533
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus Out-State Tuition Fees (2014-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid33%89%
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. LTC, Ascension Campus opened its doors in 1979 and offers quality occupational programs to citizens of Ascension and surrounding parishes. We offer Associate degrees, diplomas and certifications in numerous program areas as well as Developmental Studies and GED preparation classes. LTC, Ascension Campus can also customize programs for companies interested in training their employees through our Customized and Incumbent Worker Training Program. Classes may be taken druing the day and/or in the evening. Tuition fees are reasonable and financial aid is available for those who qualify. 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 $3,474 per year for in-state students and $6,533 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,875 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 81%. 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 lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Delgado Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.