South Louisiana Community College

South Louisiana Community College

South Louisiana Community College, also referred to as SLCC, was established in 1997. The main campus of the institute is located in Lafayette, Louisiana. Classes are also offered in branch campuses in New Iberia and Franklin.

South Louisiana Community College offers a large number of associate's degrees in arts, applied science, and science. Students can choose from courses in the fields of general business, criminal justice, emergency medical technology, early childhood development, and industrial technology.

Students of South Louisiana Community College are involved in various on-campus clubs and organizations including the Beta Xi Omega Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, Student Government Association, and the Criminal Justice Association.

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South Louisiana Community College
320 Devalcourt Street
Lafayette , LA 70506-2030
General Phone: (337) 521-8896

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South Louisiana Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts57liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine20EMT paramedic
Business and Management18business
Education and Teaching16kindergarten/preschool teaching
Engineering Technician13industrial tech
Security and Law Enforcement6criminal justice and safety
Family and Social Work1child care provider

Number of programs and degrees for South Louisiana Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1008
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years311

South Louisiana Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, South Louisiana Community College had a total enrollment of 2,944 students (1,954 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 68%
Black 27%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 13%
18-19 28%
20-21 21%
22-24 14%
25-29 10%
30-34 5%
35-39 3%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


South Louisiana Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 45 %
Part-Time 27 %

South Louisiana Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Lafayette, Louisiana for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Louisiana Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

South Louisiana Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,936
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,086
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
South Louisiana Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3956300)

South Louisiana Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1916

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Assistant professoracademic year4$47,4471*
Instructoracademic year16$37,91215$35,490
All faculty totalacademic year20$39,81916$36,354

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

South Louisiana Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General

Education And Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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South Louisiana Community College Highlights

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What Sets South Louisiana Community College Apart:

% of degrees in education and teaching
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 9%South Louisiana Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%South Louisiana Community College % of degrees in security and law enforcement
% of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 17%South Louisiana Community College % of degrees in liberal arts
% of degrees in business and management
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%South Louisiana Community College % of degrees in business and management
% of degrees in engineering technician
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Top 18%South Louisiana Community College % of degrees in engineering technician

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