Northwest Louisiana Technical College - Minden 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 and business and industry needs within a life-long learning environment.
School Highlights
  • Northwest Louisiana Technical College - Minden Campus serves 440 students (49% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Northwest Louisiana Technical College - Minden Campus is the only community colleges within Webster County, LA.
  • The nearest community college to Northwest Louisiana Technical College - Minden Campus is Bossier Parish Community College (21.3 miles away).

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Northwest Louisiana Technical College - Minden Campus places among the top 20% of community colleges in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 70% over five years.
Northwest Louisiana Technical College - Minden Campus(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty19 staff26 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Northwest Louisiana Technical College - Minden Campus has declined by 83% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
  • The Northwest Louisiana Technical College - Minden Campus diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment440 students1,493 students
Student:Teacher Ratio23:135:1
# Full-Time Students215 students382 students
# Part-Time Students225 students1,111 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Hispanic
3%
6%
% Black
30%
35%
% White
59%
45%
% Hawaiian
2%
-
% Two or more races
2%
1%
% Unknown races
3%
9%
Diversity Score0.610.66
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
43%
47%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,100$30,100

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,488 is less than the state average of $3,474. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $3,801 is less than the state average of $6,533. The out-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,488$3,474
Out-State Tuition Fees$3,801$6,533
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2015)64%89%
Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Acceptance Rate100%77%

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
National Technical Honor Society (NTHS), Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, SkillsUSA, Student Ambassadors, Student Government Association (SGA)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Northwest Louisiana Technical College provides technical and vocational education throughout Northwest Louisiana and is composed of three campuses, each consisting of a multicultural population encompassing much diversification in the way of ideas, traditions, values, skills, and arts. Our college awards associates degrees, technical diplomas, and industry-based certificates in programs that are aligned with business and industry and local economies, which lead students to good paying middle class jobs. 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.