South Louisiana Community College



320 Devalcourt Street
Lafayette, LA, 70506-2030

Number of Students

Degrees Offered
Certificate, Associate's

Type of Institution
Public- 2-year

In-state Tuition

Financial Aid
Yes! 48% of first-time beginning undergraduates received financial aid.

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.

2010-2011 data from U.S. Department of Education

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