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Address3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Ave, Lake Charles, LA 70615
Phone337-421-6565
WEBwww.sowela.edu
Admissionwww.sowela.edu/admissions
Online Applicationwww.sowela.edu/application-information
Financial Aidwww.sowela.edu/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorwww.sowela.edu/np-calc
Disability Servicewww.sowela.edu/disability-services
School TypePublic, 2-4 years
Carnegie CategoryAssociate's - Public Rural-serving Small
Highest Degree OfferedAssociate's degree

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2019 Tuition & Fees and 2020 Estimation

For undergraduate school, its 2019 tuition and fees are $4,185 for in-state students and $8,522 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2020 tuition & fees are $4,185 for Louisiana residents and $9,541 for out-of-state students.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation of the school is $44,000.
2018-19 Tuition & Fees2019-20 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$4,185$8,522
SOWELA 2018-2019 Tuition Costs Chart
source: IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$4,185$9,541
SOWELA Technical Community College 2019-2020 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2019-2020 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2019 Key Stats

The average graduation rate is 38%. Total 3,347 students are attending at the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in next table.
2019 Key Academics Stats at SOWELA
Graduation Rate »38%
Transfer-out Rate7%
Retention Rate59%(full-time), 34% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio4.55% (22 to 1)
Student Population »3,347 (all undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$3,480
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$44,000

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

SOWELA Technical Community College offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. Next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at SOWELA
Online ClassUndergraduate,
ROTCNo
Weekend/Evening CollegeYes
Teacher CertificationNo
Study AbroadNo
SOWELA provides a number of student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at SOWELA
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Special Characteristics

Next table illustrates special characteristics of SOWELA Technical Community College.
SOWELA Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanNo
Dormitory CapacityNo Campus Housing Facilities Provided


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