Sowela Technical Community College

Address:
3820 J Bennett Johnston Ave, Lake Charles, LA 70616
Phone:
337-491-2698
Website:
http://www.sowela.edu
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About Sowela Technical Community College

Sowela Technical Community College is classified as a rural-serving public Associate’s college with less than 2,500 full time students. Rural-serving institutions are located in areas with a total population of less than 500,000 residents. This mid-sized two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 500 to 1,999 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, 10-39% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,133
 Graduate0
 Total2,133
GenderFemale42%
 Male58%
Student Age% Under 2567%
 % 25 and Over33%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time74%
 % Part-time26%
Race/Ethnicity% White67.3%
 % Black30.0%
 % Asian0.7%
 % Latino1.2%
 % Native American0.6%
 % Race Unknown0.3%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyAdvertising
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$5
 In-State Tuition & Fees$2,307
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$4,417
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid68%
 % Undergraduates with Loans29%
 % Undergraduates with Grants55%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,200
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,236
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,398
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$5,949

Neighborhood Data for the Lake Charles Area

Median Age34.9
Median Household Income$35,996
Total Population71,630
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.6% 52.4%
 Age 0-950.1%49.9%
 Age 10-1751.3%48.7%
 Age 18-2449.3%50.7%
 Age 25-2949.0%51.0%
 Age 30-3950.0%50.0%
 40+45.6%54.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White47.7%
 % Black47.0%
 % Asian2.0%
 % Latino2.4%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.6%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,236
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$536
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50049.2%43.7%17.9%
 $500 to $7494.2%41.6%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%9.2%27.9%
 Over $100046.6%5.5%9.5%
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