L.E.Fletcher Technical Community College, located in Houma, Louisiana, was founded in 1948, when it was known as the South Louisiana Trade School. As the school grew, so did its offerings, expanding into a full technical college, followed by becoming a branch of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System. In 2003 the school separated from the LCTCS, becoming a separate institution and taking its current name.
L.E. Fletcher Technical Community College offers a number of technical programs aimed at preparing students for a high demand career, particularly those within the school's service area. In addition, transfer opportunities are available through certain courses and curriculums. Career training programs provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to enter the workforce as a professional in their chosen field. Graduates will receive a diploma or certificate upon completion of the program, demonstrating competency and allowing students to find entry level positions immediately after graduation. These programs take between one and two years to complete.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
As a public two year open enrollment institution, any individual applying for admissions will be admitted if they meet the minimum standards set by the school and state. Students must complete an admissions application as well as provide any transcripts, after which it is recommended that new students meet with an academic advisor and participate in orientation prior to the start of classes.
Financial aid is available in the form of loans and grants. Students in need of financial assistance must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the resulting student aid report from which will be used to determine need, eligibility and awards. Students may be asked to provide additional financial information prior to the disbursement of funds to ensure the accuracy of the information provided.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,600. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $10 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range:
- State Residents: $3,300-$4,000
- Out-of-State: $6,900-$8,230
- Part-time students are charged:
- State Residents: $140-$170 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $290-$340 per credit 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||75%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||75%||$4,201|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, L E Fletcher Technical Community College may provide student services including:
- Distance learning
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
- Assisting students to find work
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for this school, versus those community colleges in Louisiana, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.
|L E Fletcher Technical Community College||Terrebonne Parish||Louisiana|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2010)
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 L E Fletcher Technical Community College 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
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Security and Protective Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to L E Fletcher Technical Community College.
- River Parishes Community College in Gonzales, LA (41 miles away)
- Acadian Campus - Baton Rouge Community College in Baton Rouge, LA (66 miles away)
- South Louisiana Community College in Lafayette, LA (89 miles away)
- Northshore Technical Community College - Sullivan in Bogalusa, LA (97 miles away)
- Sowela Technical Community College in Lake Charles, LA (151 miles away)