Northshore Technical Community College

  • 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
  • Northshore Technical Community College serves 3,752 students (28% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is higher than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Northshore Technical Community College is the only community colleges within Washington County, LA.
  • The nearest community college to Northshore Technical Community College is Pearl River Community College (19.0 miles away).

Top Placements

Northshore Technical Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 101 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Northshore Technical Community College(LA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty101 staff26 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Northshore Technical Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Northshore Technical Community College diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,752 students1,493 students
Student:Teacher Ratio37:135:1
# Full-Time Students1,038 students382 students
# Part-Time Students2,714 students1,111 students
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
2%
6%
% Black
30%
35%
% White
61%
45%
% Two or more races
1%
1%
% Unknown races
5%
9%
Diversity Score0.530.66
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
31%
47%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,100$30,100

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,580 is more than the state average of $3,474. The in-state tuition has grown by 84% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,342 is less than the state average of $6,533. The out-state tuition has grown by 108% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,580$3,474
Out-State Tuition Fees$6,342$6,533
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%89%
Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
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 $3,474 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 87%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Louisiana community colleges have a diversity score of 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Delgado Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.