SmartAsset: Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College number 6 community college in nation

Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College was announced to be in the top 10 community colleges according to a study released from SmartAsset ranking 821 community colleges across the country. 

These rankings are based on a variety of metrics including the graduation and transfer rate, the student-to-faculty ratio and the cost of in-state tuition and fees to identify  the best community colleges in the nation. 

NWLTC was ranked number 6 on this list out of 821 other community colleges.

With tuition and fees that are a fraction compared to public and private colleges and universities, community colleges offer an affordable option for students who are interested in earning an associate’s degree or eventually transferring to a four-year institution. 

The full report, including the methodology and key findings, can be found here.