Louisiana's Community and Technical Colleges

About LCTCS

 

Louisiana's Community and Technical Colleges at a Glance (2012 - 2013)

Enrollment by College Male / Female Ethnicity Enrollment by Award Level % Financial Aid
College Enrollment
BPCC 10,293
BRCC 11,145
CATC 4,892
CLTCC 3,370
DCC 27,208
DELTA 5,306
FTCC 3,641
NSHORE 3,842
NUNEZ 3,019
NWLTC 4,085
RPCC 4,706
SCLTC 6,890
SLCC 9,260
SOWELA 3,722
Gender Enrollment
Female 56,352
Male 45,026
Ethnicity Enrollment
Asian or Pacific Islander 1,613
Two or more races  1,274
Black, Non-Hispanic 39,651
Hispanic 5,366
Other 8,762
White, Non-Hispanic

44,713

 

Enrollment by Award Level Enrollment
Associate 54,688
Post Associate

492

Certificate 5,476
Technical Diploma 13,173
Technical Competency Area 27,550
Financial Aid Status Enrollment
No 17%
Yes 83%

The Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) provides strategic management and support for Louisiana's 13 community and technical colleges. Our colleges award 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.
 

We are committed to the principle of providing each student access to quality educational programs and lifelong learning. This commitment includes eliminating geographic, financial, and scholastic barriers to postsecondary educational programs.  As the most geographically diverse system of higher education in the state, Louisiana's Community and Technical Colleges has locations in rural and urban areas across the state.  Our colleges are as diverse as the communities in which they serve. Students receive a world-class education, at affordable prices, in nurturing and rigorous environments that prepare them for rewarding careers.

 

 

One of the fastest growing two-year college systems in the nation, our colleges consistently rank nationally in the top 100 producers of two year certificates, one year certificates, and associate degrees. In 2012:

  • Nine colleges ranked in the top 100 producers of one-year certificates including four in the top 30.
  • Five colleges ranked in the top 100 producers of two-year certificates.
  • One of our colleges ranked sixth in the top 100 of associate degree producers in Health Professions.
  • One of our colleges ranked tenth in the top 100 of associate degree producer in Engineering Technologies & Engineering Related Fields.