SOWELA Technical Community College
SOWELA Technical Community College is one of the sixteen public 2-year colleges in Louisiana. The campus is located in an urban area, in Lake Charles.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,347 students attend the school. Every year 38% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
SOWELA Technical Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,335, and fees were $850. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,762 and $850 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Number of Students3,347|
|Student to Faculty Ratio22:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||2||42|
Council on Occupational Education|
11/11/1971 - Current
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
06/20/2014 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$179/credit|
|In State Students||$179/credit|
|Out of State Students||$321/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
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|
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.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 81% of SOWELA Technical Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||4%||$568|
|State Grant & Scholarships||45%||$2,042|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||7%||$1,845|
|Federal Student Loans||--||--|
$8,913Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$8,165|
|$30,001 to $48,000$8,542|
|$48,001 to $75,000$9,516|
|$75,001 to $110,000$9,338|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Louisiana state board of nursing.