Louisiana Technical College Ward H. Nash Avoyelles Campus

Overview of Louisiana Technical College Ward H. Nash Avoyelles Campus

The campus of Louisiana Tech Avoyelles is in Cottonport, LA, which is a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Louisiana Tech Avoyelles include, at the school's highest level, the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Louisiana Tech Avoyelles is known for its programs in construction trades, landscaping and horticulture, mechanics and repair.

Louisiana Tech Avoyelles Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes the school an attractive choice for many applicants.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, Louisiana Tech Avoyelles had 292 students enrolled (304 full-time equivalent). A very high share of students at the school are male.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The Louisiana Technical College (LTC) delivers instructional programs which provide skilled employees for business and industry that contribute to the overall economic development and workforce needs of the state. The LTC provides individuals with quality and relevant learning opportunities consistent with identified student and business and industry needs within a life-long learning environment."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Louisiana Tech Avoyelles

Louisiana Technical College-Ward H. Nash-Avoyelles Campus
508 Choupique St
Cottonport , LA 71327
General Phone: (318) 876-2401

Louisiana Tech Avoyelles Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Mechanics and Repair86industrial electronics tech, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Nursing and Emergency Medicine40licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Construction Trades31masonry
Landscaping and Horticulture25applied horticulture
Cooking and Culinary Arts11chef training
Production Trades7welding
Office and Administration3administrative assistant
Beauty and Cosmetology0barber

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year1469
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years5711

Louisiana Tech Avoyelles Student Body

In 2007-2008, Louisiana Tech Avoyelles had a total enrollment of 292 students (304 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 44%
Black 52%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 8%
18-19 15%
20-21 10%
22-24 8%
25-29 25%
30-34 13%
35-39 8%
40-49 10%
50-64 3%

Louisiana Tech Avoyelles Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Part-Time 50 %

Louisiana Tech Avoyelles Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Cottonport, 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 Avoyelles Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 934
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 1,525
Books and supplies $ 1,400

Financial Aid:
Louisiana Tech Avoyelles participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 548805)

Louisiana Tech Avoyelles Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

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Louisiana Tech Avoyelles Highlights

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What Sets Louisiana Tech Avoyelles Apart:

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% of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
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checked Grants credits for AP courses
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