Prospective & New Students

Thank you for Coming!Acadiana Technical College campuses offer a friendly, professional environment with a commitment to excellence. Our faculty and staff take pride in the academic accomplishments of our students and are dedicated to serving you and making your learning experience as pleasant and rewarding as possible.

You may find the following information on our enrollment process helpful.

  • Review the Admissions Process.
  • Review the information links to the right.
  • The COMPASS placement exam is administered regularly, usually a minimum of once a week.
    • It is an easy to operate computerized exam on English, Reading, and Math
    • You may use a calculator on the math section
    • The exam is not timed

Please, contact a campus location and make an appointment for testing. Following the exam, a student services representative will meet individually with each applicant to go over his/her results and assist in determining a program preference.

New students are generally enrolled at the beginning of each semester; Fall, Spring, and Summer. However, some career program areas have "open admissions" or special admissions requirements. Prospective students who have tested and are eligible will be notified of acceptance prior to the next available enrollment date.

Are you interested in financial aid? Contact a Student Affairs/Financial Aid Officer at your local campus.
Should you have any other questions, please call a campus location TODAY!

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