65556 Centerpoint Blvd.
Lacombe, LA 70445
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • 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 3,552 students (40% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is same as the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 3,552 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,580
  • Out-state tuition: $6,342
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 47%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Northshore Technical Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 203 teachers has grown by 100% over five years.
Northshore Technical Community College
(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
203 staff
37 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Northshore Technical Community College has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 37:1 over five years.
The Northshore Technical Community College diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,552 students
376 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,424 students
287 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,128 students
395 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
233 students
233 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,424 students
284 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
18 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
2,128 students
980 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
217 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
5%
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% Black
31%
33%
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% White
53%
45%
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% Hawaiian
1%
1%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
8%
10%
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Diversity Score
0.62
0.68
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
2.49%
2.05%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.87%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$31,100
$31,100
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,580 is more than the state average of $2,971. The in-state tuition has declined by 12% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,342 is more than the state average of $6,101. The out-state tuition has grown by 54% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,580
$2,971
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$6,342
$6,101
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
95%
94%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$10,500
$12,567
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,517
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
79%
ACT Composite
n/a
21
ACT English
n/a
21
ACT Math
n/a
20
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Northshore Technical Community College cost?

Northshore Technical Community College's tuition is approximately $3,580 for In-State students and $6,342 for Out-State students.

What is Northshore Technical Community College's ranking?

Northshore Technical Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Louisiana for: Largest student body.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 3,552 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,580
  • Out-state tuition: $6,342
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 47%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,971 per year for in-state students and $6,101 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,930 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Louisiana community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is River Parishes Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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