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South Louisiana Community College

1101 Bertrand Drive, Lafayette, LA

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South Louisiana Community College, also referred to as SLCC, is a public two year institution located in Lafayette, Louisiana. The school was formed in 1997 in order to provide a number of Louisiana's parishes with post-secondary education opportunities.

The parishes served by the SLCC include Lafayette, Acadia, St. Landry, St. Martin, St, Mary, Evangeline, and Vermillion. The school maintains a second campus in Iberia and a center in Franklin. The school enrolls nearly 3000 students annually.

 Academics

SLCC offers a variety of programs that allow for transfer or career development. This school is known for its education, liberal arts, and engineering technician programs, as well as for having the only “school of choice” program in the state, which allows high school students to complete their education and earn a high school diploma and associate degree at the same time.

Transfer programs allow for the pursuit of bachelor degrees upon completion, mirroring the first two years of a four year education and allowing for entry at the sophomore level at the transfer school. Career programs prepare individuals for long term employment through programs that provide education and training in a specific field, which usually take up to two years to complete.

Admissions and Financial Aid

Individuals wishing to enroll at SLCC may do so by completing the application and paying all fees. Some students may be required to take a placement exam. Students are asked to provide transcripts if available. Participation in orientation is encouraged, as is meeting with a counselor to discuss program enrollment and options.

Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships which are distributed based on need as determined by a student's completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which must be resubmitted yearly.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,400. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. 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 estimates are between $3,300-$4,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $170-$200 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $320-$380 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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid80%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships80%$4,430
Receiving Student Loans30%$3,380

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, South Louisiana Community College may provide services to students like:

  • Distance learning
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Many community colleges are not only a source of technical or career training but also a stepping stone for students to transfer-out to a 4-year college, therefore we have included both graduation and transfer rates below and how this school compares against other community colleges in Lafayette Parish and community colleges in Louisiana as a whole.

 South Louisiana Community CollegeLafayette ParishLouisiana
Graduation Rate6.3%6.4%17.1%
Transfer-out Rate9.9%9.9%14.9%
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Programs Offered

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 South Louisiana 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

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

Science Technology

Security and Protective Services

Transportation and Materials Moving

Other Community Colleges Nearby

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
80%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
29:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$4,170