Northshore Technical Community College, located in Bogalusa, Louisiana, is part of a system of schools that began operation in 1930 currently known as the Louisiana Technical Community College System. Originally known as trade schools, the system evolved into higher education training for specific fields as demand grew for the type of technical education offered by the system. The system provides training opportunities in a number of fields, assisting residents throughout the state of Louisiana in achieving personal and professional success. Northshore Technical Community College operates four campuses, providing coverage to several counties and regions within the state, providing service and assistance related to workforce development to its service area. The school is dedicated to providing the best opportunities for its students, providing a quality education to ensure employment opportunities post-graduation.
Northshore Technical Community College offers a variety of programs, allowing students to pursue the area of study that best suits his or career interests. Program availability is spread out between the multiple campuses. Most programs take between one and two years to complete and upon completion confer unto the student an associate degree, diploma or career certificate. Career training programs provide education and training in a given field, allowing individuals to develop the skills necessary to perform as a professional in the workplace. Students will participate in practical courses along with traditional classroom courses, allowing for practical development and experience that is beneficial for both seeking work and in the workplace. Upon completion the student's degree or certificate will demonstrate competence through the completion of the program and sufficient study, allowing for the immediate pursuit of employment. Most programs offered reflect community needs, resulting in more job availability for individuals seeking work locally.
Programs offered include:
Northshore Technical Community College allows any student who meets the minimum standards for admission to enroll through the submission of an application for admission. The ease of admission is due to the school's role as an open enrollment institution. Interested and applying students should provide all relevant academic information, including transcripts and test scores, as well as alternate degrees such as a GED along with their application. It is also recommended that new students participate in orientation and meet with a counselor to determine which program best suits the student's needs.
Financial aid is available in the form of loans and grants. Students in need of financial assistance are asked to submit a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which will be used to determine the student's financial needs, aid program eligibility and monetary awards as part of a yearly package. Students must reapply for financial aid prior to the start of each academic year. Additionally, students may be asked to provide additional financial documentation to ensure the accuracy of the FAFSA prior to the disbursement of funds as per new federal aid regulations.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,200. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $5 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- State Residents: $3,200-$3,900
- Out-of-State: $3,300-$4,002
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $130 to $160 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||87%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||84%||$4,471|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and recent graduates, Northshore Technical Community College – Sullivan may offer services to students including:
- Online classes
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Employment search assistance
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for Sullivan Technical College compared to community colleges in Louisiana, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.
|Sullivan Technical College||Washington Parish||Louisiana|
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Northshore Technical Community College – Sullivan by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Northshore Technical Community College – Sullivan.
- Pearl River Community College in Poplarville, MS (19 miles away)
- Nunez Community College in Chalmette, LA (56 miles away)
- Jones County Junior College in Ellisville, MS (69 miles away)
- River Parishes Community College in Gonzales, LA (73 miles away)
- Acadian Campus - Baton Rouge Community College in Baton Rouge, LA (80 miles away)