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South Louisiana Community College
South Louisiana Community College 320 Devalcourt Street Lafayette, LA 70506 Phone: (337) 521-8896
  • General Information
    About South Louisiana Community College

    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.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Distance learning opportunities
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Less than 1 year certificate
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    Campus Setting
    • City: Midsize
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants
    Full Time Retention Rate 58%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 5,646
    Native American 32
    Asian 99
    African American 1,644
    Hispanic 102
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 2,129
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0

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