Louisiana Technical College Ascension Campus

Overview of Louisiana Technical College Ascension Campus

Louisiana Tech Ascension is in a large suburb, in Sorrento, LA. The school is classified as a public college. Students at Louisiana Tech Ascension earn degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at the school include engineering technician, office and administration.

Louisiana Tech Ascension Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as Louisiana Tech Ascension offers open admission.

Student Body

The school, in 2007-2008, had 336 students (246 full-time equivalent). The student body at Louisiana Tech Ascension is overwhelmingly male.

Louisiana Tech Ascension Tuition and Affordability

Degree seekers find the school to be more affordable than many of its peers.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Louisiana Tech Ascension

Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus
9697 Airline Hwy
Sorrento , LA 70778-3007
General Phone: (225) 675-5397

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Louisiana Tech Ascension Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Engineering Technician38instrumentation tech, industrial production tech, drafting
Mechanics and Repair6automobile mechanics
Business and Management3accounting technology
Office and Administration3administrative assistant
Production Trades0welding

Number of programs and degrees for Louisiana Tech Ascension in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years166
Associate's degree345

Louisiana Tech Ascension Student Body

In 2007-2008, Louisiana Tech Ascension had a total enrollment of 336 students (246 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 74%
Black 24%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 10%
18-19 31%
20-21 25%
22-24 10%
25-29 13%
30-34 5%
35-39 3%
40-49 4%
50-64 1%

Louisiana Tech Ascension Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %
Part-Time 13 %

Louisiana Tech Ascension Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Sorrento, Louisiana for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Louisiana Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Louisiana Tech Ascension Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 954
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 1,545
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Louisiana Tech Ascension participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 548804)

Louisiana Tech Ascension Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track73

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year2*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*1*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year4$42,0582*
All faculty totalacademic year4$42,0582*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Louisiana Tech Ascension Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Instrumentation Technology/Technician

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

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Louisiana Tech Ascension Highlights

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What Sets Louisiana Tech Ascension Apart:

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Male % of student body
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Top 8%Louisiana Tech Ascension Male % of student body
% of degrees in office and administration
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Top 17%Louisiana Tech Ascension % of degrees in office and administration

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study

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