Public 2 Year

Northwest Louisiana Technical College

Minden, Louisiana

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Northwest Louisiana Technical College overview
Location Minden, Louisiana
Online ltc.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Distant Town
Northwest Louisiana Technical College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Northwest Louisiana Technical College (NWLTC), located in Minden, Louisiana, is a public, coeducational institution established to provide vocational and technical education to students seeking specialized career paths. Founded with the goal of fostering workforce development, NWLTC offers a range of certificate and diploma programs in fields like nursing, welding, and information technology. The college's Minden campus is situated in a small-town setting with a focus on hands-on learning and skill development. While it does not provide on-campus living, NWLTC is designed to serve commuters from the surrounding region, including the nearby city of Shreveport. The application process at this college is relatively accessible, with a less selective admissions policy, allowing for a diverse range of students to enroll and pursue their vocational objectives. Northwest Louisiana Technical College is particularly noted for emphasizing technical competency and preparing students for immediate entry into the workforce.

Northwest Louisiana Technical College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  320 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 650 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $3,214 plus fees of $895.

Northwest Louisiana Technical College is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.


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Costs for Northwest Louisiana Technical College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$895
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,067
Budget for Other Expenses$6,520
Total One Year Cost$21,996

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Northwest Louisiana Technical College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 29%
Mechanic and Repair Technologies 23%
Precision Production Trades 15%
Construction Trades 11%
Business 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=160010 IPEDS survey data for Northwest Louisiana Technical College.

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