Louisiana Technical College Lafayette Campus

Louisiana Technical College Lafayette Campus

Louisiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus, located in Lafayette, Louisiana, was founded as the Lafayette Regional Institute on June 30, 1973. In 1982, the name of the institute was changed to Lafayette Regional Vocational Technical School, and, after several name changes, it was given its current name in July of 1995.

Louisiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus offers Associate of Applied Technology and Associate of Applied Science degrees. Various certificate and technical diploma programs are also available. Courses are offered in subjects like accounting technology, aviation maintenance technology, cosmetology, computer electronics technology, drafting and design technology, and hospitality and tourism.

Louisiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus supports a large number of student clubs and organizations. Among those available on campus are the Student Government Association, the Information Technology Club, the NVT Honor Society, SkillsUSA, and Phi Beta Lambda.

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Louisiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus
1101 Bertrand Dr
Lafayette , LA 70506-4909
General Phone: (337) 262-5962

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Louisiana Tech Lafayette Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine100EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, health aide
Mechanics and Repair33industrial electronics tech, HVAC, jewelrymaking, automobile mechanics, aircraft powerplant tech
Medical Support and Technology31medical lab assistant, surgical tech
Medical Administration29medical secretary
Computer Science and Engineering21computer networking, system administration
Business and Management20accounting technology
Production Trades20upholsterer, machinist, welding
Cooking and Culinary Arts18chef training
Office and Administration9administrative assistant
Engineering Technician9drafting
Family and Social Work8child care provider
Construction Trades6electrician
Hospitality5hotel management
Media4desktop publishing and imaging
Beauty and Cosmetology1barber

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years16822
Associate's degree7213
Award of less than 1 academic year749

Louisiana Tech Lafayette Student Body

In 2007-2008, Louisiana Tech Lafayette had a total enrollment of 969 students (839 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 53%
Black 43%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 21%
20-21 18%
22-24 17%
25-29 23%
30-34 9%
35-39 4%
40-49 4%
50-64 2%
65+ 1%

Louisiana Tech Lafayette Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 49 %
Part-Time 47 %

Louisiana Tech Lafayette Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 864
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 1,455
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Louisiana Tech Lafayette participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 548818)

Louisiana Tech Lafayette Faculty

Louisiana Tech Lafayette 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 year19$50,22928$52,365
All faculty totalcalendar year19$50,22928$52,365

*: 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*1*
All faculty totalacademic year1*1*

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

Louisiana Tech Lafayette Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
System Administration/Administrator

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Mechanics And Repair
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Watchmaking and Jewelrymaking

Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
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
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

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