Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus

  • 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 same as the state community college average of 32:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 61%.

Top Rankings

Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Louisiana for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's--Public Suburban-serving MulticampusAssociate's--Public Urban-serving Multicampus
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty18 staff26 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment567 students1,370 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio32:132:1
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# Full-Time Students172 students368 students
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# Part-Time Students395 students1,002 students
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% Hispanic
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5%
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% Black
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38%
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% White
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39%
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% Unknown races
100%
11%
Diversity Score0.000.69
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College Completion Rate (Year 2010)
35%
43%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,000$31,000

Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,206 is less than the state average of $4,056. 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 $6,925. The out-state tuition has grown by 34% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,206$4,056
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Out-State Tuition Fees$1,968$6,925
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid33%79%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
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. 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus is River Parishes Community College (3.9 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,056 per year for in-state students and $6,925 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,096 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 87%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Louisiana community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Northshore Technical Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.