Northwest Louisiana Technical College

9500 Industrial Drive
Minden, LA 71055-0000
Tel: 3183713035
  • 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 4,567 students
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Northwest Louisiana Technical College is the only community colleges within Webster County, LA.
  • The nearest community college is Bossier Parish Community College (21.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 76 teachers has declined by 61% over five years.
Northwest Louisiana Technical College(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty76 staff26 staff
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 4,567 has grown by 47% over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment4,567 students1,493 students
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio60:134:1
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students-382 students
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students-1,111 students
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
Northwest Louisiana Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2009-2016)
% Hispanic
4%
5%
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Hispanic (2009-2016)
% Black
37%
35%
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
50%
45%
Northwest Louisiana Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
3%
1%
Northwest Louisiana Technical College More (2012-2016)
% Unknown races
3%
11%
Northwest Louisiana Technical 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.0.610.66
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
43%
47%
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,100$28,200
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2012)

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
Northwest Louisiana Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$3,801$6,533
Northwest Louisiana Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid64%89%
Northwest Louisiana Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates-$10,800
Median Debt for Dropouts-$5,125

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.National Technical Honor Society (NTHS), Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, SkillsUSA, Student Ambassadors, Student Government Association (SGA) SkillsUSA, National Technical Honor Society (NTHS),
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society,
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 81%. 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 lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Delgado Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.