Capital Area Technical College: Review & Facts

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Capital Area Technical College is a small two-year, public school with 785 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1999 and is one of the 25 schools located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
23
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Capital Area Technical College.

Capital Area Technical College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 23 majors. The most popular concentrations are Industrial Technologies, Welding, Culinary, HVAC, and Carpentry. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
62%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Capital Area Technical College student retention rate is relatively low at 62% (close to Louisiana average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
28 : 1
High
The graduation rate at Capital Area Technical College is very low - 26%.

Student to faculty ratio at Capital Area Technical College is a bit disappointing -- 28:1.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,300
Low
Average tuition prices are low - about $7,400 per year. The additional fees at Capital Area Technical College beyond tuition are approximately $900, which makes it a total of $8,300 annually.

Read the details about Capital Area Technical College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Capital Area Technical College is $10.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Capital Area Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (225) 359-9201 or check Capital Area Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A-
Safe
Capital Area Technical College provides a distance learning option.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Capital Area Technical College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Capital Area Technical College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Capital Area Technical College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Capital Area Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Capital Area Technical College, 3250 North Acadian Thruway East, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70805, USA
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