Introduction



2600 General Meyer Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70114

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Welcome to Delgado Community College - West Bank Campus which is the  largest public instituion of higher education in the region.The West Bank Campus, opened its doors in 1967 and has been operational over  forty-five years.  When the Louisiana Legislature established  Delgado Community College -West Bank Campus, the goal was to increase higher educational opportunities for residents on the West Bank. As you know, having to cross the Crescent City Connection prevented many citizens from reaching their educational goals and fulfilling their dreams.    

The West Bank Campus  is conveniently located at 2600 General Meyer Avenue in Algiers.  Delgado is very proud to offer students a comprehensive array of associate degree and certificate programs.  Student success is our first committment and our  highest priority.  

  • The College offers more than 70 associate's degrees, certificate programs.  When completed, these programs can transfer to a bacherlor's degree program at a  university, or  to advancement in your career.

  • Many of excellent faculty have PH.D's, as well as publications to their credit. They are professionals with ties to  the community.

  • Class sizes are small, averaging around 25 students per class. This results in more personal  from experienced  faculty. 

  • To accomodate different styles of learning styles of a diverse community, a variety of instructional methods are untilized, such as, face to  face, hybrid, online,  compressed video, apprenticeship, and many more.

  • Delgado Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees, certificates, and diplomas.

.In 1974, new facilities were constructed and  enrollment  increased to 750 serving mostly veterans returning from Vietnam.  Through the years, the West Bank Campus has grown, enlarging the vocational technical building to include more classrooms, ceramics and science laboratories and a physical fitness center. In 1999, a major new building, LaRocca Hall, was completed. It was named in honor of Henry Andrew LaRocca (1908-1957), a physician who was devoted to the well-being of West Bank citizens. LaRocca Hall includes 15 multipurpose classrooms, a state-of-the-art computer classroom, an inclusive student services area and faculty offices. The building also has a multifunctional tiered lecture hall equipped with a variety of audio-visual capabilities, including online teleconferencing. 

Currently, over 3,000 students choose from the many associate's degree and certificate programs offered in the Arts & Sciences and Business & Technology divisions at the West Bank Campus.