Northshore Technical Community College

Tel: (985)732-6640
  • 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 33:1.
  • 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 Parish County, LA.
  • The nearest community college is Pearl River Community College (19.00 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 101 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Northshore 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 101 staff 25 staff
Northshore Technical Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 3,752 has grown by 12% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has increased from 29:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,752 students 1,288 students
Northshore Technical Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 37:1 33:1
Northshore Technical Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 1,038 students 382 students
Northshore Technical Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 2,714 students 906 students
Northshore Technical Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Northshore Technical Community College Enrollment Breakdown LA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
- -
Northshore Technical Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2009-2013)
% Asian
Northshore Technical Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Northshore Technical Community College Hispanic (2008-2016)
% Black
Northshore Technical Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Northshore Technical Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Northshore Technical Community College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Northshore 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. 0.53 0.66
Northshore Technical Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Northshore Technical Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $31,100 $28,200
Northshore Technical Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2012)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,580 is more than the state average of $3,434. 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 $6,475. The out-state tuition has grown by 108% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,580 $3,434
Northshore Technical Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,342 $6,475
Northshore Technical Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89% 89%
Northshore Technical Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2008-2016)
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.

Nearby Schools

Recent Articles
May 26, 2017
Learn how online courses broaden the options of a community college education.
May 20, 2017
Corrosion technology is one of the hottest new industries community colleges are training for. Currently, only a handful of schools offer a program, but the field is open for new graduates.
May 20, 2017
A recent report revealed that many California community college students take twice as long to get an associate’s degree as is normally required. While community college is less expensive than attending a four-year institution, students who drag out their degree programs lose much of that savings in additional tuition, fees, textbooks, and lost wages. In this article, we examine the reasons why some students take so long to graduate.
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 $13,737 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.