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South Louisiana Community College is a public institution situated in Lafayette, Louisiana. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

3,634 Full-Time Undergraduates
$3,335 Avg In-State Tuition

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South Louisiana Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

South Louisiana Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#51 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at South Louisiana Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#8 Most Popular Allied Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Most Popular Industrial Production Technology Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#36 Most Popular Precision Metal Working Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#37 Most Popular Precision Production Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#43 Best Value Allied Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#48 Best Allied Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#74 Most Popular Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#83 Best Value Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#94 Most Popular Mechanic & Repair Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#129 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is South Louisiana Community College?

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Contact details for South Louisiana Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1101 Bertrand Drive, Lafayette, LA 70506-4109
Phone: 337-521-9000
Website: https://www.solacc.edu/

Can I Afford South Louisiana Community College?

$3,335 In-State Tuition
42% Take Out Loans
25.1% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time South Louisiana Community College students paid $176 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $327 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $3,335 $6,940
Fees $870 $870
Books and Supplies $1,300 $1,300

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At South Louisiana Community College, approximately 42% of students took out student loans averaging $5,224 a year. That adds up to $20,896 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at South Louisiana Community College is 25.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

South Louisiana Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,634 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,698 undergraduate students at South Louisiana Community College, with 3,634 being full-time and 3,064 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 3,634 full-time undergraduates at South Louisiana Community College, 45% are male and 55% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of South Louisiana Community College students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 53
Black or African American 1,128
Hispanic or Latino 194
White 1,876
International Students 52
Other Races/Ethnicities 331

Over 23 countries are represented at South Louisiana Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Indonesia, Nigeria, and Jordan.

Online Learning at South Louisiana Community College

298 Took All Classes Online
1,095 Took At Least One Class Online
29.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,095 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at South Louisiana Community College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of South Louisiana Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at South Louisiana Community College was 29.4%. This is the #477 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at South Louisiana Community College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

South Louisiana Community College Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Welding Technology/Welder 133 0 81 214
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 0 21 131 152
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 113 113
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician 32 15 25 72
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 47 0 25 72
Electrician 39 0 25 64
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 40 11 11 62
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 30 0 22 52
Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology 32 0 16 48
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician 36 7 4 47
General Drafting & Design Technology/Technician 20 19 4 43
Petroleum Technology/Technician 28 0 7 35
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 15 0 18 33
Medical/Clinical Assistant 0 0 32 32
Industrial Technology/Technician 0 30 0 30
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist 18 0 7 25
Laboratory Technician 0 16 0 16
Other Mechanic & Repair Technologies/Technicians 0 14 0 14
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 0 0 8 8
General Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science & Technology 0 4 0 4
Diver, Professional & Instructor 4 0 0 4
Surveying Technology/Surveying 0 3 0 3
Marine Maintenance/Fitter & Ship Repair Technology/Technician 0 0 2 2
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant 0 0 0 0
Surgical Technology/Technologist 0 0 0 0
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist 0 0 0 0
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 474 140 531 1,145

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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