Colleges Near Lake Charles

Colleges and universities near me in the Lake Charles, Louisiana area

There are 3 colleges in Lake Charles and 111 colleges within 200 miles enrolling a total of 733,917 students.

Located in Louisiana with a population of 71,993, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Lake Charles. Driving time to these schools from Lake Charles should be less than 4 hours. The top rated college in the area is Rice University in Houston, Texas. The largest college in the area is Lone Star College System enrolling 73,499 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Lake Charles.


111 results

Delta School of Business and Technology
D
Lake Charles, LA
 
Delta School of Business and Technology

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 47enrollment
  • $16,956net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Lake Charles

McNeese State University
M
Lake Charles, LA
McNeese State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 7,647enrollment
  • $11,974net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1240SAT range
  • 20-24ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

2 miles from Lake Charles

Sowela Technical Community College
S
Lake Charles, LA
 
Sowela Technical Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,459enrollment
  • $8,952net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Lake Charles

Lamar State College Orange
L
Orange, TX
 
Lamar State College Orange

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,350enrollment
  • $4,442net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

32 miles from Lake Charles

Lamar State College Port Arthur
L
Port Arthur, TX
Lamar State College Port Arthur

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,441enrollment
  • $7,805net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

48 miles from Lake Charles

Louisiana State University Eunice
L
Eunice, LA
 
Louisiana State University Eunice

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,232enrollment
  • $9,716net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

50 miles from Lake Charles

Lamar University
L
Beaumont, TX
Lamar University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#23 Best Public Universities in Texas

  • 14,783enrollment
  • $12,716net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 960-1140SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.21*Avg GPA

52 miles from Lake Charles

Lamar Institute of Technology
L
Beaumont, TX
 
Lamar Institute of Technology

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,265enrollment
  • $7,033net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

53 miles from Lake Charles

Acadiana Technical College Lafayette Campus
A
Lafayette, Louisiana
 
Acadiana Technical College Lafayette Campus

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,829enrollment
  • $8,219net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

69 miles from Lake Charles

South Louisiana Community College
S
Lafayette, LA
 
South Louisiana Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,092enrollment
  • $9,584net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

69 miles from Lake Charles

Remington College Lafayette Campus
R
Lafayette, LA
 
Remington College Lafayette Campus

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 368enrollment
  • $21,245net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

71 miles from Lake Charles

University of Louisiana at Lafayette
L
Lafayette, LA
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 17,123enrollment
  • $12,184net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1268SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

71 miles from Lake Charles

University of Phoenix Lafayette
P
Lafayette, Louisiana
 
University of Phoenix Lafayette

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 141enrollment
  • $18,341net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

72 miles from Lake Charles

Louisiana State University Alexandria
L
Alexandria, LA
Louisiana State University Alexandria

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 3,164enrollment
  • $7,838net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 940-1050SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

83 miles from Lake Charles

Central Louisiana Technical College Alexandria Campus
C
Alexandria, LA
 
Central Louisiana Technical College Alexandria Campus

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,688enrollment
  • $7,902net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

86 miles from Lake Charles

Blue Cliff College Alexandria
B
Alexandria, LA
 
Blue Cliff College Alexandria

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 459enrollment
  • $20,383net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

86 miles from Lake Charles

Louisiana College
L
Pineville, LA
Louisiana College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Louisiana

  • 1,245enrollment
  • $12,495net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 910-1060SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.17Avg GPA

90 miles from Lake Charles

Northwestern State University of Louisiana
N
Natchitoches, LA
 
Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 11,081enrollment
  • $12,336net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1210SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA

107 miles from Lake Charles

FAQ's

The closest community college is Sowela Technical Community College and is 3.3 miles from Lake Charles. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Sowela Technical Community College are $4,265 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Sowela Technical Community College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.