South Louisiana Community College


Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Weekend/evening college

320 Devalcourt Street, Lafayette, LA, 70506-2030

(337) 521-8896 




South Louisiana Community College seeks to cultivate a learning environment in which particpants develop the qualities and skills necessary to engage actively in the economy, governance, and culture of South Louisiana and in the global arena. This function is fostered in a climate that focuses upon intellectual rigor, caring, and respect for the diverse cultures of the College community. South Louisiana Community College was created by act of the Louisiana Legislature in 1997 as a comprehensive, multi-campus, public, two-year institution of higher education. The legislation prescribes for the College both an academic and a vocational component and stipulates that programs offered by the College be developed to assure the delivery of coordinated and articulated edcuational services in each parish comprising the primary service delivery area. The primary service delivery area includes the parishes of Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, and Vermillion. To fulfill its mission, South Louisiana Community College provides: *General education courses and associate degree programs that transfer to other two-year schools and to baccalaureate programs at four-year schools *Associate degrees in fields of study that prepare students for immediate employment *A developmental studies program that strengthens basic skills and prepares students for collegiate work *Specialized career training and technical skill development that provide for fuller participation by area citizens in the work place and the economy *Comprehensive support services that assist students in reaching academic, personal, career, and employment goals *Technical programs which meet the economic development needs of business and industry *A community education program, which incorporates the principles of service and continuing education for area citizens.

Public, 2-year 


Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students

Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2013 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12
In District $3,151 $2,861 $2,602
In State $3,151 $2,861 $2,602
Out of State $5,832 $5,542 $5,038
Books and Supplies $1,200 $1,200 $1,200
On Campus      
Room and Board - - -
Other Expenses - - -
Off Campus      
Room and Board $8,789 $8,642 $8,326
Other Expenses $3,626 $3,566 $3,435
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses - $3,566 $3,435

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
58.0% $4,730
State/Local Grant
37.0% $1,175
Institutional Grants
3.0% $2,294
Loans - -
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.


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