SOWELA Technical Community College

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SOWELA Technical Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(337) 421-6565
Website:www.sowela.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.sowela.edu/application-information
Address:3820 J Bennett Johnston Ave, Lake Charles, LA 70615
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,241
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,469 (76% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$4,185
Out-of-state Tuition:$7,612
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:77%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,863

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

SOWELA Technical Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at SOWELA Technical Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services42
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services42
Construction Trades6
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields63
Health Professions and Related Programs3
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians61
Personal and Culinary Services21
Precision Production2
Visual and Performing Arts21
Grand total3812

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at SOWELA Technical Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at SOWELA Technical Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$4,185
Out-of-state$7,612
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid43677%
Grant or scholarship aid43477%$4,863
Student loan aid92%$4,597

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,69546%$4,533
Federal student loans00%$0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for SOWELA Technical Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled SOWELA Technical Community College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

SOWELA Technical Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,241
Undergraduate enrollment3,241
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

SOWELA Technical Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Council on Occupational Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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