Louisiana Technical College Oakdale Campus

Overview of Louisiana Technical College Oakdale Campus

Louisiana Tech Oakdale is located in Oakdale, LA (a town not particularly near any major cities). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Louisiana Tech Oakdale is the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in construction trades, office and administration, production trades, security and law enforcement.

Louisiana Tech Oakdale Selectivity

Louisiana Tech Oakdale is an open-admission school.


The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. Louisiana Tech Oakdale has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

The school had 310 enrolled students in 2007-2008. A large number of students at Louisiana Tech Oakdale are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at the school are male.

Louisiana Tech Oakdale Tuition and Affordability

Louisiana Tech Oakdale is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Louisiana Technical College, Oakdale Campus is to provide a learning environment and experiences for all students. The institutuion seeks to maintain positive instructional programs designed to encourage and to promote the acquisitions of occupational skills and basic academics while developing qualified workers for the job market."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Louisiana Tech Oakdale

Louisiana Technical College-Oakdale Campus
117 Hwy 1152
Oakdale , LA 71463
General Phone: (318) 335-3944

Louisiana Tech Oakdale Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Production Trades21upholsterer, welding, cabinetmaking
Nursing and Emergency Medicine20licensed practical nurse
Construction Trades8apparel and textile manufacture, property management
Security and Law Enforcement7corrections, criminal justice and safety
Office and Administration4administrative assistant
Conservation and Resource Management3forest technology
Business and Management2accounting technology
Medical Administration2medical secretary
Landscaping and Horticulture0applied horticulture

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years5113
Associate's degree114
Award of less than 1 academic year53

Louisiana Tech Oakdale Student Body

In 2007-2008, Louisiana Tech Oakdale had a total enrollment of 310 students (289 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 52%
Black 25%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 0%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 19%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 12%
18-19 11%
20-21 10%
22-24 5%
25-29 19%
30-34 13%
35-39 12%
40-49 12%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Louisiana Tech Oakdale Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 39 %
Part-Time 23 %

Louisiana Tech Oakdale Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Oakdale, 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 Oakdale 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 Oakdale participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 548828)

Louisiana Tech Oakdale Faculty

Louisiana Tech Oakdale 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 year8$44,8087$46,028
All faculty totalcalendar year8$44,8087$46,028

*: 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 year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year0*1*

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

Louisiana Tech Oakdale Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping

Conservation And Resource Management
Forest Technology/Technician

Construction Trades
Apparel and Textile Manufacture
Building/Property Maintenance and Management

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Cabinetmaking and Millwork/Millwright
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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Louisiana Tech Oakdale Highlights

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What Sets Louisiana Tech Oakdale Apart:

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Male % of student body
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% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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% of degrees in office and administration
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% students 40 years or older
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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career 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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