Louisiana Technical Schools

A technical school can help prepare students for a career in dozens of different industries. Technical careers opportunities are plentiful in technical electronics and computer technology industries, accounting, office, and new media technologies, and maintenance technologies. Technical school graduates work as science technicians, pharmacy technicians, veterinary medical technicians and paramedics, engineering technicians, sound engineering technicians and more. Most technical schools offer a wide variety of degree options, so finding a technical school should be easy. The trick is to find an accredited technical school with a high placement rate. Fortunately, several Louisiana technical schools fit the bill.

Louisiana technical schools offer certificates, associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and advanced degrees in technical related fields. Louisiana’s best technical schools include Louisiana Technical College (est. 1930), Louisiana Tech University (est. 1894), and ITI Technical College (est. 1973). Overall, the state of Louisiana has 52 public and 32 private institutions with nearly 225,000 students enrolled. Thousands of students attend technical school with more than 12,789 students enrolled in Louisiana’s top technical schools alone. According to the latest figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, undergraduate technical school enrollment is 266,000+ students across the nation.

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Facts and Figures for Louisiana Technical Schools

Average Tuition Costs On-Campus

The average cost for tuition and fees at public Louisiana technical schools is $3,835 per academic year. The average cost for tuition and fees at private Louisiana technical schools is $22,162 per academic year.

Average Tuition Costs Online

The tuition costs for online Louisiana technical schools start at around $150 per credit hour. For graduate school, tuition starts at around $200 per credit hour. You will be required to pay the same tuition and fees as on-campus programs, but you will save a significant amount of money by eliminating room & board expenses as well as transportation costs. The average room and board costs for public Louisiana colleges is $5,643 per academic year.

Noted On-Campus Louisiana Technical Schools and Enrollment

Louisiana Technical College (avg. enrollment, 1,000+ students)
Louisiana Technical University, (avg. enrollment, 11,289 students)
ITI Technical College, (avg. enrollment, 500 students)

Noted Online Technical Schools Available in Louisiana

Louisiana Tech University
Louisiana Technical College
ITI Technical College (not to be confused with ITT Technical Institute)
Remington College
ITT Technical Institute Online

Accredited Louisiana Technical Schools

Louisiana Tech University
Louisiana Technical College
ITI Technical College

Sources
Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2007, 126th Ed.
Louisiana Department of Education
Princeton Review
National Center for Education and Statistics
The U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Education

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