Louisiana Technical College Gulf Area Campus

Overview of Louisiana Technical College Gulf Area Campus

Louisiana Tech Gulf Area is in a town not far from a more urbanized area, in Abbeville, LA. The school is classified as a public college. Students at Louisiana Tech Gulf Area earn degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

There are more programs of study at the school than you'll find at most colleges of similar size. There is a relatively broad range of courses and programs available at Louisiana Tech Gulf Area. The most common major fields study at the school include beauty and cosmetology, mechanics and repair, nursing and emergency medicine, production trades.

Louisiana Tech Gulf Area Selectivity

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


One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here the school does well in comparison to most schools. Some professors at Louisiana Tech Gulf Area are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Body

The school, in 2007-2008, had 359 students (328 full-time equivalent).

Louisiana Tech Gulf Area Tuition and Affordability

Degree seekers find Louisiana Tech Gulf Area to be more affordable than many of its peers.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The faculty and staff share a common mission: to provide training to individual students; to prepare them to enter the work force with skills, knowledge, judgment, and attitudes necessary to be qualified productive workers; and in so doing, be happy, worthwhile, and responsible citizens of their community, state, and union."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Louisiana Tech Gulf Area

Louisiana Technical College-Gulf Area Campus
1115 Clover St
Abbeville , LA 70510
General Phone: (337) 893-4984

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Louisiana Tech Gulf Area Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine73licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, health aide
Mechanics and Repair22computer repair, HVAC, autobody repair, diesel mechanics
Production Trades18welding
Beauty and Cosmetology18cosmetology
Medical Administration7medical secretary
Business and Management6accounting technology
Engineering Technician5drafting
Construction Trades5electrician
Office and Administration2administrative assistant
Medical Support and Technology0medical assistant
Computer Science and Engineering0data processing tech

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree02
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years7014
Award of less than 1 academic year868

Louisiana Tech Gulf Area Student Body

In 2007-2008, Louisiana Tech Gulf Area had a total enrollment of 359 students (328 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 63%
Black 30%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 3%
American Indian 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 16%
18-19 29%
20-21 15%
22-24 8%
25-29 15%
30-34 7%
35-39 4%
40-49 4%
50-64 1%
65+ 1%

Louisiana Tech Gulf Area Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 50 %
Part-Time 33 %

Louisiana Tech Gulf Area Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Abbeville, 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 Gulf Area 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 $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Louisiana Tech Gulf Area participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 548813)

Louisiana Tech Gulf Area Faculty

Louisiana Tech Gulf Area has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year6$49,41512$47,066
All faculty totalcalendar year6$49,41512$47,066

*: 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 year1*2*
All faculty totalacademic year1*2*

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

Louisiana Tech Gulf Area Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping

Computer Science And Engineering
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Construction Trades

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Health Aide
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 Gulf Area Highlights

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What Sets Louisiana Tech Gulf Area Apart:

Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 8%Louisiana Tech Gulf Area Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Number of degree programs
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Top 9%Louisiana Tech Gulf Area Number of degree programs
% of degrees in production trades
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Top 10%Louisiana Tech Gulf Area % of degrees in production trades
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%Louisiana Tech Gulf Area % of degrees in mechanics and repair
% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Louisiana Tech Gulf Area % of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 17%Louisiana Tech Gulf Area % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Louisiana Tech Gulf Area % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
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checked Remedial classes for students
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