Public 2 Year

South Louisiana Community College

Lafayette, Louisiana

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South Louisiana Community College overview
Location Lafayette, Louisiana
Online southlouisiana.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Midsize City
South Louisiana Community College overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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South Louisiana Community College (SLCC), located in Lafayette, Louisiana, is a public, two-year institution that offers a range of associate degrees, technical diplomas, and certificates across various fields of study. Situated in the heart of Acadiana, not far from the culturally rich city of New Orleans, SLCC's main campus in Lafayette boasts a contemporary setting that reflects the region's unique heritage. Founded in 1997, the college has since expanded to include multiple sites serving a diverse regional population. The academic profile of SLCC is characterized by a focus on workforce development and transfer paths to four-year institutions, with popular programs in nursing, business, and industrial technology. SLCC maintains an open admissions policy, supporting an inclusive educational environment. While the college does not provide on-campus student housing, it facilitates a practical and commuter-friendly atmosphere. South Louisiana Community College does not have a notable athletic program, instead prioritizing academic and technical training tailored to local and regional industry needs.

South Louisiana Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  3,019 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,658 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $3,335 plus fees of $870.

South Louisiana Community College is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.


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Costs for South Louisiana Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$870
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,666
Budget for Other Expenses$5,034
Total One Year Cost$21,205

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by South Louisiana Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 54%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 36%
Business 4%
Engineering Technology 3%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 2%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=434061 IPEDS survey data for South Louisiana Community College.

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