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SOWELA Technical Community College

SOWELA Technical Community College is a Public, 2 Years+ school located in Lake Charles, LA. The 2019 average net price at SOWELA Technical Community College is $8,207. Acceptance rate is 100.00%. The school has a total enrollment of 3,459.


Logo of SOWELA Technical Community College
Location: Lake Charles, LA
Student Body: 3,459
Education Type: 2 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: www.sowela.edu
Acceptance Rate: Open Enrollment

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Enrollment
  • Application Deadline: n/a
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $0
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $3,335
Out of State/International Tuition: $7,672
Room and Board: n/a
Books and Supplies: $1,200
Other Fees: $850
Net Price In-District/State: $8,207
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 762
  • Men / Women Ratio: 388 / 374
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: Unreported
  • Median SAT Math Range: Unreported
  • Median ACT Range: Unreported
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: n/a
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: n/a
  • Total International Students: 9
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: n/a
  • Recommendations: n/a
  • Admissions Tests Scores: n/a
  • Portfolio: n/a

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Engineering Technology: 38%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 14%
  • Construction: 11%
  • Health Professions: 5%
  • Computer Science: 5%

Academic Programs

SOWELA Technical Community College offers 53 Total Programs in Associate's, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Engineering Technology. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Associate's Degree ProgramsSOWELA Technical Community College offers 20 Associate's Degree Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Accounting Technology, Technician and Bookkeeping Degree
  • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General Degree
  • Business Administration and Management, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Business, Commerce, General Degree
Computer Science
Construction
Engineering Technology
  • Drafting and Design Technology, Technician, General Degree
  • Industrial Production Technologies, Technicians, Other Degree
  • Instrumentation Technology, Technician Degree
Health Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic, Repair Technician
Personal/Culinary Services
Protective Services
Science Technician
Visual and Performing Arts
Certificate ProgramsSOWELA Technical Community College offers 30 Certificate Programs
Agriculture
  • Applied Horticulture, Horticulture Operations, General Degree
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
Construction
Engineering Technology
  • Drafting and Design Technology, Technician, General Degree
  • Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies, Technicians, Other Degree
  • Industrial Production Technologies, Technicians, Other Degree
  • Instrumentation Technology, Technician Degree
Health Professions
  • Licensed Practical, Vocational Nurse Training Degree
  • Nursing Assistant, Aide and Patient Care Assistant, Aide Degree
  • Sterile Processing Technology, Technician Degree
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic, Repair Technician
  • Aircraft Powerplant Technology, Technician Degree
  • Autobody, Collision and Repair Technology, Technician Degree
  • Automobile, Automotive Mechanics Technology, Technician Degree
  • Industrial Electronics Technology, Technician Degree
  • Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, General Degree
Natural Resources, Conservation
Personal/Culinary Services
Protective Services
Science Technician
Visual and Performing Arts
Vocational Trade Programs

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 38%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 36%
  • 1st Year Retention: 59%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $45,200
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 3,459
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 66%
  • Black Students: 23%
  • Hispanic Students: 4%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • Unknown: 3%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: 1%
  • Asian Students: 1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%
  • Non-resident, alien: <1%