9500 Industrial Drive
Minden, LA 71055
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

Northwest Louisiana Technical College serves 1,108 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 61%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,108 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,488
  • Out-state tuition: $3,801
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 55%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 85 teachers has declined by 57% over five years.
Northwest Louisiana Technical College
(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Two-Year: Technical Professions
Associate's--Public Urban-serving Multicampus
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
85 staff
37 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Northwest Louisiana Technical College has declined by 66% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The Northwest Louisiana Technical College diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,108 students
686 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
18:1
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# Full-Time Students
430 students
291 students
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# Part-Time Students
678 students
395 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
166 students
169 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
430 students
284 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
9 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
923 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
12 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
217 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
n/a
1%
% Hispanic
4%
5%
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% Black
43%
38%
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% White
45%
39%
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% Hawaiian
2%
1%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
2%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.61
0.69
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
1.57%
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 $1,488 is less than the state average of $4,534. The in-state tuition has declined by 50% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,801 is less than the state average of $7,288. The out-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,488
$4,534
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$3,801
$7,288
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
87%
92%
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Median Debt for Graduates
n/a
$12,567
Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$5,500
Acceptance Rate
100%
79%
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ACT Composite
n/a
21
ACT English
n/a
21
ACT Math
n/a
20

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: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Northwest Louisiana Technical College cost?

Northwest Louisiana Technical College's tuition is approximately $1,488 for In-State students and $3,801 for Out-State students.

What is the acceptance rate of Northwest Louisiana Technical College?

The acceptance rate of Northwest Louisiana Technical College is 100%, which is higher than the state average of 79%.

What is Northwest Louisiana Technical College's ranking?

Northwest Louisiana Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Louisiana for: Least expensive tuition.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,108 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,488
  • Out-state tuition: $3,801
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 55%
  • Source: Verified school update

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