Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,214
2022 Average Net Price
$11,101
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
970
33% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
68.9%
91 Graduates

About

Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College is a higher education institution located in Webster Parish, LA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College were Instrumentation Technology (151 degrees awarded), Welding Technology (71 degrees), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (49 degrees).

In 2022, 886 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College. 20.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 79.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (550 degrees), 2.08 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (265 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College is $3,214, which is $−4,898 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College is $3,214, which is $−4,898 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,101.

In 2022, 93% of undergraduate students attending Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$3,214
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College was $3,214. The cost of tuition at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College is $−4,898 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$11,101
2022 Value
1.27%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,101. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College grew by 1.27%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,932
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College was of $9,932 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.4% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

93%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

93% of undergraduate students at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 12% with respect to 2021, when 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College had a total enrollment of 970 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College is 320 students and the part-time enrollment is 650. This means that 33% of students enrolled at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.9% White, 42.4% Black or African American, 4.12% Hispanic or Latino, 2.37% Two or More Races, 0.825% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.206% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.103% Asian.

Students enrolled at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (44.7%), followed by Black or African American Male (25.9%) and White Female (10.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

33%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 970 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College is 320 and the part-time enrollment is 650. This means that 33% of students enrolled at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    474 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    411 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    40 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College is 48.9% White, 42.4% Black or African American, 4.12% Hispanic or Latino, 2.37% Two or More Races, 0.825% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.206% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.103% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 518 fewer women than men received degrees from Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College is white (550 degrees awarded). There were 2.08 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (265 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College is Instrumentation Technology (151 degrees awarded), followed by Welding Technology (71 degrees) and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (49 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (382 degrees awarded), Precision Production (124 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (158 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College are Other managers (46,673 people), Construction managers (43,610 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (33,948 people), Software developers (33,242 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (18,610 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College in 2022 are Engineering Technologies (382 degrees awarded), Precision Production (124 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (158 degrees), Transportation (28 degrees), and Construction (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Personal financial advisors, and Physician assistants

The most specialized majors at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College are Engineering Technologies (382 degrees awarded), Precision Production (124 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (158 degrees), Transportation (28 degrees), and Construction (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College are Construction (103,161 people), Computer Systems Design (46,415 people), Air transportation (35,982 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (22,701 people), and Aircraft & parts manufacturing (17,613 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College are Engineering Technologies (382 degrees awarded), Precision Production (124 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (158 degrees), Transportation (28 degrees), and Construction (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 151 degrees awarded
  2. 71 degrees awarded
  3. 49 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College was Instrumentation Technology with 151 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

702
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
184
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 702 degrees were awarded to men at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College, which is 3.82 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (184).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 354 degrees were awarded to men at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College in Instrumentation Technology, which is 27.2 times more than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 94 degrees were awarded to men at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 23.5 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%
100% Completion Time
49%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 22% of students graduating from Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 49% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    550 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    265 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    38 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College is white (550 degrees awarded). There were 2.08 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (265 degrees).

0.339% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    473 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    169 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    96 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College is white male (473 degrees awarded). There were 2.8 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (169 degrees).

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Operations

Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College employs 34 Instructors, 1 Associate professors. Most academics at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College are Male Instructor (21), Female Instructor (13), and Male Associate professor (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College are: Business and Financial Operations, with 19 employees, Management, with 12 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$4.75M
2022 Salaries
1.53%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College paid a median of $4.75M in salaries, a 1.53% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.85M
Instructional Salaries
35
Number of Employees

In 2022, Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College paid a total of $1.85M to 35 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
34 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
19 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College were Instructor with 34 employees, and Associate professor with 1 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College were Business and Financial Operations with 19 employees, Management with 12 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College was Male Instructor with 21 employees, Female Instructor with 13 employees, and Male Associate professor with 1 employees.

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