Northwest Louisiana Technical College-Shreveport 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-Shreveport Campus serves 353 students (55% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Northwest Louisiana Technical College-Shreveport Campus is one of 6 community colleges within Caddo County, LA.
  • The nearest community college to Northwest Louisiana Technical College-Shreveport Campus is Career Technical College-Shreveport (5.9 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

    Northwest Louisiana Technical College-Shreveport Campus(LA) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
    Institution ControlPublicPublic
    Total Faculty18 staff26 staff

    Student Body

    • The student population of Northwest Louisiana Technical College-Shreveport Campus has declined by 74% over five years.
    • The Northwest Louisiana Technical College-Shreveport Campus diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
    Total Enrollment353 students1,493 students
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    Student:Teacher Ratio20:135:1
    # Full-Time Students193 students382 students
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    # Part-Time Students160 students1,111 students
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    This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Northwest Louisiana Technical College-Shreveport Campus. This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of LA.
    % American Indian/Alaskan
    -
    1%
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    % Asian
    1%
    2%
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    % Hispanic
    3%
    6%
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    % Black
    54%
    35%
    This chart display the percentage of Black students in Northwest Louisiana Technical College-Shreveport Campus and the percentage of Black community college students in LA by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
    % White
    36%
    45%
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    % Hawaiian
    1%
    -
    % Two or more races
    3%
    1%
    % Unknown races
    2%
    9%
    This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northwest Louisiana Technical College-Shreveport Campus. This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in LA.
    Diversity Score0.580.66
    This chart display the diversity score of Northwest Louisiana Technical College-Shreveport Campus and the community college average diversity score of LA by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
    College Completion Rate (Year 2010)
    39%
    43%
    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,000$31,000

    Finances and Admission

    • The public in-state tuition of $1,488 is less than the state average of $3,474.
    • The public out-state tuition of $3,801 is less than the state average of $6,533.
    In-State Tuition Fees$1,488$3,474
    Out-State Tuition Fees$3,801$6,533
    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid61%79%
    This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Northwest Louisiana Technical College-Shreveport Campus and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in LA by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
    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, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Skills USA, Student Ambassadors, Student Government Association (SGA)
    Source: 2010 (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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