South Louisiana Community College

Lafayette, LA 70506

South Louisiana Community College is one of the 16 public 2-year colleges in Louisiana. Its campus is medium in size and located in Lafayette. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 30% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

South Louisiana Community College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $3,335, and fees were $870. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,940 and $870 respectively.


Campus LocaleMidsize City
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio23:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate50%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 6 25
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 5 106
Certificate 0 3

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/2007 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$176/credit
In State Students$176/credit
Out of State Students$327/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $7,920 $7,920 $14,715
ADN 70 $12,320 $12,320 $22,890
BSN 125 $22,000 $22,000 $40,875
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 82% of South Louisiana Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 65% $4,785
Other Federal Grant 2% $5,162
State Grant & Scholarships 19% $2,058
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 9% $2,282
Federal Student Loans 27% $3,852
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$8,407
$30,001 to $48,000$8,629
$48,001 to $75,000$11,243
$75,001 to $110,000$12,988
Over $110,000$13,231

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Louisiana state board of nursing.

South Louisiana Community College
1101 Bertrand Drive
Lafayette, LA 70506

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