Louisiana Technical College Shelby Jackson Campus

Overview of Louisiana Technical College Shelby Jackson Campus

Students attend Louisiana Tech Shelby Jackson in Ferriday, LA, a rural area. The school is a public institution. Louisiana Tech Shelby Jackson degrees go up to 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 Shelby Jackson is known for its programs in nursing and emergency medicine, production trades.

Louisiana Tech Shelby Jackson Selectivity

Applicants to the school appreciate its open admissions policy.


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

Student Body

There are 213 students at Louisiana Tech Shelby Jackson (as of 2007-2008).

Louisiana Tech Shelby Jackson Tuition and Affordability

The school is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

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 Shelby Jackson

Louisiana Technical College-Shelby Jackson Campus
2100 N. E. E. Wallace Blvd
Ferriday , LA 71334-1465

Louisiana Tech Shelby Jackson Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine77EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, health aide
Office and Administration8administrative assistant
Computer Science and Engineering5data processing tech, system administration
Medical Administration4medical secretary
Production Trades3welding
Business and Management2accounting technology
Mechanics and Repair0HVAC

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years3310
Award of less than 1 academic year668
Associate's degree01

Louisiana Tech Shelby Jackson Student Body

In 2007-2008, Louisiana Tech Shelby Jackson had a total enrollment of 213 students (172 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 50%
Black 47%
Hispanic 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 29%
18-19 9%
20-21 9%
22-24 10%
25-29 22%
30-34 8%
35-39 3%
40-49 7%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Louisiana Tech Shelby Jackson Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 50 %
Part-Time 36 %

Louisiana Tech Shelby Jackson Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Ferriday, 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 Shelby Jackson 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 Shelby Jackson participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 548832)

Louisiana Tech Shelby Jackson Faculty

Louisiana Tech Shelby Jackson has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track111

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year1*9$42,881
All faculty totalcalendar year1*9$42,881

*: 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*4$35,871
All faculty totalacademic year1*4$35,871

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

Louisiana Tech Shelby Jackson Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping

Computer Science And Engineering
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
System Administration/Administrator

Mechanics And Repair
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

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
Welding Technology/Welder

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Louisiana Tech Shelby Jackson Highlights

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What Sets Louisiana Tech Shelby Jackson Apart:

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
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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