Louisiana Technical College Westside Campus

Overview of Louisiana Technical College Westside Campus

Louisiana Tech Westside is located in Plaquemine, LA (a town not far from a more urbanized area). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Louisiana Tech Westside is the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in nursing and emergency medicine.

Louisiana Tech Westside Selectivity

Louisiana Tech Westside is an open-admission school.

Student Body

The school had 38 enrolled students in 2007-2008. Louisiana Tech Westside has a large minority student population.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"To increase workforce skills and the competitiveness of Louisiana's businesses by developing and delivering, within the framework of the Louisiana Community & Technical College System (LCTCS) and through a collaborative relationship with business and industry, state-of-the-art instructional programs that provide an improved quality of life, critical thinking ablilites, and lifelong learning skills to the residents of our service area."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Louisiana Tech Westside

Louisiana Technical College-Westside Campus
59125 Bayou Road
Plaquemine , LA 70764
General Phone: (225) 687-6392

Louisiana Tech Westside Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine6licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Medical Support and Technology5medical assistant
Medical Administration0medical secretary
Computer Science and Engineering0computer networking, system administration

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years55
Associate's degree01
Award of less than 1 academic year61

Louisiana Tech Westside Student Body

In 2007-2008, Louisiana Tech Westside had a total enrollment of 38 students (46 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 25%
Black 75%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 16%
20-21 11%
22-24 18%
25-29 13%
30-34 13%
35-39 13%
40-49 8%
50-64 3%

Louisiana Tech Westside Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 100 %
Part-Time 100 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 41%

Louisiana Tech Westside Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 802
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 1,393
Books and supplies $ 1,275

Financial Aid:
Louisiana Tech Westside participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 548842)

Louisiana Tech Westside Degree Programs (2007)

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

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

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Louisiana Tech Westside Highlights

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What Sets Louisiana Tech Westside Apart:

% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Female % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Louisiana Tech Westside Female % of student body
Minority % of student body
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Top 17%Louisiana Tech Westside Minority % of student body

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

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