Louisiana Technical College T H Harris Campus

Louisiana Technical College T H Harris Campus

The Louisiana Technical College (LTC) has several campuses in Louisiana. The first campus was established in Bogalusa in November 1930, after which the college system expanded throughout the state. The campus locations of LTC are divided into different regions. The T.H Harris campus is located in Region-4, at the center of St. Landry Parish, Opelousas. It was established in 1938 pursuant to state legislation.

The T.H Harris branch of LTC provides technical and instructional programs such as civil, surveying and mapping, diesel powered equipment technology, office systems technology, masonry and nondestructive testing technology. The college also offers the option of distance education through online means. Some of the student associations of the campus include information technology club, Phi Beta Lambda, SkillsUSA and the NVT Honor Society.

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Louisiana Technical College-T H Harris Campus
332 E South St
Opelousas , LA 70570-6114

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Louisiana Tech Harris Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine76licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, health aide
Science and Laboratory Technician42radiologic tech
Mechanics and Repair26industrial electronics tech, HVAC, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Production Trades18machinist, welding
Computer Science and Engineering11computer networking, system administration
Construction Trades11electrician
Medical Administration8medical secretary
Business and Management6accounting technology
Office and Administration3administrative assistant
Beauty and Cosmetology2cosmetology
Engineering Technician2surveying tech, drafting
Family and Social Work0child care provider

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years13019
Associate's degree34
Award of less than 1 academic year7212

Louisiana Tech Harris Student Body

In 2007-2008, Louisiana Tech Harris had a total enrollment of 619 students (510 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 49%
Black 49%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 30%
20-21 18%
22-24 15%
25-29 17%
30-34 5%
35-39 4%
40-49 5%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

Louisiana Tech Harris Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 62 %
Part-Time 38 %

Louisiana Tech Harris Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 979
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 1,570
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Louisiana Tech Harris participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 548840)

Louisiana Tech Harris Faculty

Louisiana Tech Harris 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 year15$53,40214$48,693
All faculty totalcalendar year15$53,40214$48,693

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

Louisiana Tech Harris Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping

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

Construction Trades

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Surveying Technology/Surveying

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

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
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Science And Laboratory Technician
Industrial Radiologic Technology/Technician

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
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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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