South Louisiana Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,335
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$8,791
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
15.6%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
5,855
57.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
27.6%
343 Graduates

About

South Louisiana Community College is a higher education institution located in Lafayette Parish, LA. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at South Louisiana Community College were N/A.

In 2020, 2,229 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at South Louisiana Community College. 42.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 57.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,244 degrees), 2.06 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (604 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at South Louisiana Community College is $3,335, which is $−4,645 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at South Louisiana Community College is $3,335, which is $−4,645 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,791.

In 2020, 83% of undergraduate students attending South Louisiana Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 34% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,335
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at South Louisiana Community College was $3,335. The cost of tuition at South Louisiana Community College is $−4,645 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$8,791
2020 Value
8.27%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 South Louisiana Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,791. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of South Louisiana Community College grew by 8.27%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,656
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at South Louisiana Community College was of $9,656 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 2.4% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
34%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

83% of undergraduate students at South Louisiana Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 13.5% with respect to 2019, when 96% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
15.6%
2018 Default Rate
244
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at South Louisiana Community College was 15.6%, which represents 244 out of the 1560 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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South Louisiana Community College has a total enrollment of 5,855 students. The full-time enrollment at South Louisiana Community College is 3,387 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,468. This means that 57.8% of students enrolled at South Louisiana Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at South Louisiana Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.9% White, 34.2% Black or African American, 4.36% Two or More Races, 4.17% Hispanic or Latino, 2.39% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.32% Asian, and 0.444% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at South Louisiana Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (27.2%), followed by White Female (25.7%) and Black or African American Female (20.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

57.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at South Louisiana Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,855 students. The full-time enrollment at South Louisiana Community College is 3,387 and the part-time enrollment is 2,468. This means that 57.8% of students enrolled at South Louisiana Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

56%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at South Louisiana Community College was 56%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), South Louisiana Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,865
  2. Black or African American
    2,001
  3. Two or More Races
    255

The enrolled student population at South Louisiana Community College is 48.9% White, 34.2% Black or African American, 4.36% Two or More Races, 4.17% Hispanic or Latino, 2.39% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.32% Asian, and 0.444% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 171 students (2.92%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 347 fewer women than men received degrees from South Louisiana Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at South Louisiana Community College is white (1,244 degrees awarded). There were 2.06 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (604 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at South Louisiana Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at South Louisiana Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (223 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (31 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (235 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at South Louisiana Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (64,121 people), Other managers (57,924 people), Construction managers (40,541 people), Software developers (31,849 people), and Chief executives & legislators (19,485 people).

The most specialized majors at South Louisiana Community College are Precision Production (223 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (31 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (235 degrees), Construction (70 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (122 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at South Louisiana Community College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at South Louisiana Community College are Precision Production (223 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (31 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (235 degrees), Construction (70 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (122 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at South Louisiana Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (113,441 people), Construction (101,147 people), Computer Systems Design (53,276 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (38,813 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (33,743 people).

The most specialized majors at South Louisiana Community College are Precision Production (223 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (31 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (235 degrees), Construction (70 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (122 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by South Louisiana Community College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at South Louisiana Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,288
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
941
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,288 degrees were awarded to men at South Louisiana Community College, which is 1.37 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (941).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 234 degrees were awarded to men at South Louisiana Community College in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic), which is 3.9 times more than the 60 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 422 degrees were awarded to women at South Louisiana Community College in General Studies, which is 2.1 times more than the 201 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%
100% Completion Time
26%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 15% of students graduating from South Louisiana Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 27% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (42.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at South Louisiana Community College is Male and Two or More Races (42.9% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.62% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,244 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    604 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    127 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at South Louisiana Community College is white (1,244 degrees awarded). There were 2.06 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (604 degrees).

4.08% of degree recipients (91 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    777 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    467 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    325 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at South Louisiana Community College is white male (777 degrees awarded). There were 1.66 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (467 degrees).

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South Louisiana Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.65M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $210k (12.7%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, South Louisiana Community College had a total salary expenditure of $51.6M. South Louisiana Community College employs 110 Instructors, 23 Assistant professors, and 10 Professors. Most academics at South Louisiana Community College are Female Instructors (61), Male Instructors(49), and Female Assistant professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at South Louisiana Community College are: Business and Financial Operations, with 99 employees, Management, with 54 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 33 employees.

Endowment

$1.65M
2020 Endowment
26.9%
growth from 2019

South Louisiana Community College has an endowment valued at about $1.65M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of South Louisiana Community College grew 26.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.77M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at South Louisiana Community College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $9.97M - Federal
  2. $1.25M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, South Louisiana Community College received $9.97M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.25M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$19.5M
2020 Salaries
0.9%
growth from 2019

In 2020, South Louisiana Community College paid a median of $19.5M in salaries, which represents 37.8% of their overall expenditure ($51.6M) and a 0.9% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 28.4% growth from 2018 and a 3.09% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.51M
Instructional Salaries
154
Number of Employees

In 2020, South Louisiana Community College paid a total of $7.51M to 154 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
110 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
99 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at South Louisiana Community College were Instructor with 110 employees; Assistant professor with 23 employees; and Assistant professor with 10 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at South Louisiana Community College were Business and Financial Operations with 99 employees; Management with 54 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 33 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at South Louisiana Community College was Female Instructor with 61 employees, Male Instructor with 49 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 12 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at South Louisiana Community College.

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