Northwest Louisiana Technical College

9500 Industrial Drive
Minden, LA 71055
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  • 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 1,030 students (47% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 75% over five years.
Northwest Louisiana Technical College(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty19 staff26 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Northwest Louisiana Technical College has declined by 77% over five years.
The Northwest Louisiana Technical College diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,030 students1,370 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio54:132:1
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# Full-Time Students487 students368 students
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# Part-Time Students543 students1,002 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
4%
5%
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% Black
38%
38%
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% White
48%
39%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
3%
11%
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Diversity Score0.620.69
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College Completion Rate
61%
41%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,100$30,100
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $1,488 is less than the state average of $2,971. The in-state tuition has declined by 47% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,801 is less than the state average of $6,101. The out-state tuition has grown by 34% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,488$2,971
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Out-State Tuition Fees$3,801$6,101
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid75%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Acceptance Rate100%100%

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: 2019 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Northwest Louisiana Technical College is Bossier Parish Community College (22.5 miles away).
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