Louisiana Technical College Lafourche Campus

Overview of Louisiana Technical College Lafourche Campus

Louisiana Tech Lafourche is in a medium-sized suburb, in Thibodaux, LA. The school is classified as a public college. Students at Louisiana Tech Lafourche earn degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at the school include construction trades, nursing and emergency medicine, production trades, transportation.

Louisiana Tech Lafourche Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as Louisiana Tech Lafourche 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 Lafourche are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Body

The school, in 2007-2008, had 424 students (337 full-time equivalent). The student body at Louisiana Tech Lafourche is overwhelmingly male.

Louisiana Tech Lafourche 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 Lafourche

Louisiana Technical College-Lafourche Campus
1425 Tiger Dr
Thibodaux , LA 70301
General Phone: (985) 447-0924

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Louisiana Tech Lafourche Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Transportation120truck and bus driver
Production Trades91welding
Nursing and Emergency Medicine61EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse, health aide
Construction Trades54carpentry, electrician
Mechanics and Repair26automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Medical Support and Technology18surgical tech
Office and Administration8administrative assistant
Business and Management7accounting technology
Medical Administration0medical secretary

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year32410
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years3610
Associate's degree253

Louisiana Tech Lafourche Student Body

In 2007-2008, Louisiana Tech Lafourche had a total enrollment of 424 students (337 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 59%
Black 36%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 28%
18-19 17%
20-21 10%
22-24 8%
25-29 14%
30-34 6%
35-39 4%
40-49 8%
50-64 3%

Louisiana Tech Lafourche Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %
Part-Time 25 %

Louisiana Tech Lafourche Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 824
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 1,415
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Louisiana Tech Lafourche participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 548819)

Louisiana Tech Lafourche Faculty

Louisiana Tech Lafourche has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track85

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year7$39,6196$47,039
All faculty totalcalendar year7$39,6196$47,039

*: 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 year2*0*
All faculty totalacademic year2*0*

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

Louisiana Tech Lafourche Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping

Construction Trades

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Health Aide
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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Louisiana Tech Lafourche Highlights

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What Sets Louisiana Tech Lafourche Apart:

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Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 8%Louisiana Tech Lafourche Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in production trades
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Top 9%Louisiana Tech Lafourche % of degrees in production trades
% of degrees in construction trades
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Top 12%Louisiana Tech Lafourche % of degrees in construction trades
Male % of student body
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Top 12%Louisiana Tech Lafourche Male % of student body
Number of degree programs
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Top 16%Louisiana Tech Lafourche Number of degree programs
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Top 17%Louisiana Tech Lafourche % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% of degrees in transportation
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Louisiana Tech Lafourche % of degrees in transportation

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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