Northwest Louisiana Technical College in Minden

Minden, LA

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Northwest Louisiana Technical College offers 161-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 18:1. 1 high safety campus. 55% are women, and 45% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Northwest Louisiana Technical College is 6445$, that is at the level of national average. 46% of full-time Northwest Louisiana Technical College students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Northwest Louisiana Technical College is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Northwest Louisiana Technical College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$6,353
$30,001 - $48,000$6,868
$48,001 - $75,000$8,087
$75,001 - $110,000--



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Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


2972 of Northwest Louisiana Technical College undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 91 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Northwest Louisiana Technical College number 30 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Louisiana.

Students at Northwest Louisiana Technical College awarded 4 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal, state, local or institutional grant aid.

Students services


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Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

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Veteran Services Available

Credit for military training

Disability services


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Alternative tuition plans

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Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Northwest Louisiana Technical College.

Weekend/evening college

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Graduation Rate


Northwest Louisiana Technical College graduation rate is below the national average.

46% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Northwest Louisiana Technical College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This index doesn’t take into account students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Northwest Louisiana Technical College is 18:1, that means that for every 18 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

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Students enrollment in distance education


In Northwest Louisiana Technical College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Northwest Louisiana Technical College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Shreveport

The campus located by 2010 N Market Street address in Shreveport, Louisiana.


Shreveport in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Northwest Louisiana Technical College with 0.03% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Shreveport is aggravated assault.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Northwest Louisiana Technical College offers 161 programs in total: 73 are for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs, 73 - for less than 1-year certificate programs, and 15 are Associate's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 130 universities in Louisiana state, with one of the highest number of less than 1-year certificate and 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs offered. Northwest Louisiana Technical College is one of the few institutions in Louisiana that offers an Associate's degree program.


Total credit/contact hours

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Northwest Louisiana Technical College provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 1784 students with 53525 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Went to nursing school here. They were helpful getting my financial aid. Since I went back to school after 30, I had no idea what I was doing. My instructors were great. They answered my thousands of questions and encouraged me to keep going when I didn't think I could. Love this school and administration. They have a brand new campus too!!! State of the art equipment. You have to meet Stan!!

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Location & Website

Address: 9500 Industrial Drive


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +3183713035

Institution is active in current year: 1

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