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About Sowela Technical Community College

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 enrolls 2,914 undergrads and no graduate students.

As of 2021, the total market value of Sowela Technical Community College's endowment was $1.513 million For each full-time student, Sowela Technical Community College spends about $4,757. There are 16 undergraduate students for every full-time Sowela Technical Community College professor.

2021 Sowela Technical Community College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Average GPA 3.1
In-State Tuition $3,335
Out-of-State $3,335

2022 Sowela Technical Community College Regular Decision Application Deadline

Sowela Technical Community College Early Admission

Sowela Technical Community College does not offer early decision or early action.

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2021 Acceptance Rate for Sowela Technical Community College

Sowela Technical Community College admitted 0% of all applicants in 2021. In 2021, 623 out of 623 total applicants were accepted.

Sowela Technical Community College Waitlist

Sowela Technical Community College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Sowela Technical Community College?

Sowela Technical Community College is considered to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Sowela Technical Community College, applicants must submit the following items.

Sowela Technical Community College Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Other Requirements proof of immunization, proof of Selective Service status
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Test Scores for Sowela Technical Community College

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Sowela Technical Community College is 3.1 on a 4.0 scale.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Sowela Technical Community College.

Is Sowela Technical Community College Test Optional?

Sowela Technical Community College is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 0% submitted the SAT. 70.8% submitted the ACT.


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Does Sowela Technical Community College Offer On-Campus Housing?

Sowela Technical Community College does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commute from home or find their own housing.

Sowela Technical Community College students are active in the school's SkillsUSA, Student Government Association (SGA) and Graphic Arts. Spring Fest, Welcome Week, and and Career Fair are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Sowela Technical Community College.

Financial Aid at Sowela Technical Community College

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve 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.

Is Sowela Technical Community College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Sowela Technical Community College

About 51% of students who start at Sowela Technical Community College return for their second year of college.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Sowela Technical Community College Grads

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

Based on this information, how does Sowela Technical Community College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school 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 Located?

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

If you want to see 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

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Sowela Technical Community College ACT Scores

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Sowela Technical Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$5,565

In State

$5,565

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$3,335
$3,335
Fees
$930
$930
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
$1,300
$1,300

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, 97% percent are from LA and 3% percent of students are from other states.

51%

Full Time

49%

Part Time

97%

In State

3%

Out-of-State

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,914

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,265

Out-of-State

$4,265

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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