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Sowela Technical Community College

Lake Charles, LA 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Sowela Technical Community College

Sowela Technical Community College Overview

Sowela Technical Community College is a public, state school in an urban setting in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Sowela Technical Community College was founded in 1938 and currently enrolls around 2,914 students per year year, including 2,914 undergraduate students.

Student Activities at Sowela Technical Community College

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Sowela Technical Community College does not have any greek life opportunties.

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2022 Sowela Technical Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.1
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 0.01%
In-State Tuition $3,335
Out-of-State $3,335
Percent of Need Met 99%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $5,129

Is Sowela Technical Community College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better look at what Sowela Technical Community College offers and if it could be a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Sowela Technical Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Sowela Technical Community College, around 62% are still enrolled the next year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Sowela Technical Community College Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Sowela Technical Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Sowela Technical Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Sowela Technical Community College's endowment was valued at $1.8 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, Sowela Technical Community College spends about $5,424 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Sowela Technical Community College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Sowela Technical Community College meets 99% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $5,129 a year.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Sowela Technical Community College.

Based on this information, does Sowela Technical Community College seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Sowela Technical Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Sowela Technical Community College?

Sowela Technical Community College is located in the city of Lake Charles, Louisiana.

If you are interested in seeing Sowela Technical Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 210 to Lake Charles, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lake Charles Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Sowela Technical Community College and Lake Charles are like without leaving home.

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College Info

3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue Lake Charles, LA 70615

Campus Setting: Urban

Sowela Technical Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Sowela Technical Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Sowela Technical Community College is Continuous processing.

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Sowela Technical Community College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Sowela Technical Community College is like? There are approximately 2,914 students enrolled at Sowela Technical Community College. 51% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from LA and 2% percent of students are from other states.


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