Louisiana Technical College West Jefferson Campus

Louisiana Technical College West Jefferson Campus

Louisiana Technical College-West Jefferson campus, also referred to as LTC West Jefferson, is part of LTC's Region 1 campuses. Located in Harvey, Louisiana, the LTC Region 1 campuses now offer academic programs in collaboration with Delgado Community College. The Louisiana Technical College campuses, which originated as trade schools in the 1930s, are now members of the Louisiana Community & Technical College System.

LTC West Jefferson offers the Associate of Applied Science degree programs, as well as technical certificate courses and diplomas. Students can choose from programs in carpentry, nursing, cosmetology, welding technology, and respiratory therapy.

Students of LTC West Jefferson are involved in various on-campus clubs and organizations like SkillsUSA, and the Student Government Association. The college also offers a host of support services including academic and career counseling, financial aid, customized training facilities, and job placement assistance.

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Contacting Louisiana Tech West Jefferson

Louisiana Technical College-West Jefferson Campus
475 Manhattan Blvd
Harvey , LA 70058
General Phone: (504) 671-6800

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Louisiana Tech West Jefferson Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine43licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, health aide
Construction Trades9carpentry, electrician, electrical and power installer, property management, pipefitting
Medical Support and Technology0respiratory therapy assistant
Office and Administration0administrative assistant
Production Trades0machinist, sheet metal tech, welding
Mechanics and Repair0autobody repair
Beauty and Cosmetology0cosmetology, barber

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1413
Associate's degree02
Award of less than 1 academic year381

Louisiana Tech West Jefferson Student Body

In 2007-2008, Louisiana Tech West Jefferson had a total enrollment of 564 students (317 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 15%
Black 75%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 11%
20-21 16%
22-24 12%
25-29 22%
30-34 10%
35-39 8%
40-49 12%
50-64 7%
65+ 0%

Louisiana Tech West Jefferson Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 18 %
Part-Time 54 %

Louisiana Tech West Jefferson Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Louisiana Tech West Jefferson Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 959
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 1,549
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Louisiana Tech West Jefferson participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 548841)

Louisiana Tech West Jefferson Faculty

Louisiana Tech West Jefferson 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 year3$50,1930*
No academic rankcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$50,1931*

*: 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
No academic rankacademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year0*1*

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

Louisiana Tech West Jefferson Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management
Electrical and Power Transmission Installers, Other
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant

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
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking
Welding Technology/Welder

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checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
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checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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