Northwest Louisiana Technical College: Review & Facts

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Northwest Louisiana Technical College is a small two-year, public school with 2,925 students enrolled. This school was established in 1952 and is the only college located in Minden, Louisiana.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
27
Fair
Northwest Louisiana Technical College will give you the opportunity to get a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Northwest Louisiana Technical College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 27 majors. The most popular concentrations are Industrial Technologies, Welding, Nursing, Automotive and Mechanic, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
57%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Northwest Louisiana Technical College student retention rate is low at 57% (below Louisiana average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Northwest Louisiana Technical College is below average - 53%.

Student to faculty ratio at Northwest Louisiana Technical College is reasonably decent -- 18:1. Find out more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,600
Low
Average tuition price is low - around $6,800 per year. The additional fees at Northwest Louisiana Technical College not covered by tuition are nearly $800; which totals $7,600 per academic year.

Read the details about Northwest Louisiana 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 might accept 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) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at Northwest Louisiana Technical College is $5.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Northwest Louisiana Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (318) 371-3035 or check Northwest Louisiana Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Northwest Louisiana Technical College offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Northwest Louisiana 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 the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at Northwest Louisiana Technical College.

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

Northwest Louisiana Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Northwest Louisiana Technical College, 9500 Industrial Drive, Minden, Louisiana 71055-0000, USA
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