SLCC Gulf Area Campus

  • The Louisiana Technical College (LTC) delivers instructional programs which provide skilled employees for business and industry that contribute to the overall economic development and workforce needs of the state. The LTC provides individuals with quality and relevant learning opportunities consistent with identified student and business and industry needs within a life-long learning environment.

School Highlights

SLCC Gulf Area Campus serves 583 students (46% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 61%.

School Overview

SLCC Gulf Area Campus(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's--Public Rural-serving SmallAssociate's--Public Urban-serving Multicampus
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic

Student Body

The student population of SLCC Gulf Area Campus has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The SLCC Gulf Area Campus diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment583 students1,370 students
This chart display the total enrollment of SLCC Gulf Area Campus and community college average number of enrollment of LA by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
# Full-Time Students270 students368 students
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# Part-Time Students313 students1,002 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of SLCC Gulf Area Campus. This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of LA.
% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
1%
5%
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% Black
22%
38%
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% White
75%
39%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in SLCC Gulf Area Campus. This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.000.69
This chart display the diversity score of SLCC Gulf Area Campus and the community college average diversity score of LA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Year 2010)
58%
43%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,000$31,000

Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid79%79%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in SLCC Gulf Area Campus and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in LA by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Louisiana Technical College provides statewide technical and vocational education and is composed of seven districts with forty campuses, each consisting of a multicultural population encompassing much diversification in the way of ideas, traditions, values, skills, and arts. This college is governed by the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) Board of Supervisors, which in turn comes under regulations set forth by the Louisiana Board of Regents for Higher Education. The Louisiana Technical College works closely with local and statewide industry to bring the latest training programs to our students. Each campus offers customized training programs. Gulf Area Campus is located in the middle of the historic city of Abbeville, Louisiana. Abbeville is the largest city in Vermilion Parish and serves as the parish seat. Vermilion is a coastal parish whose southern border is defined by the Vermilion Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Louisiana Technical College, Gulf Area Campus prides itself on offering quality educational opportunities to the citizens of south Louisiana. The economic well being of this state and nation is dependent on a competent, trained workforce. Louisiana Technical College, Acadian Campus is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education and is part of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System and The Louisiana Technical College.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to SLCC Gulf Area Campus is Remington College-Lafayette Campus (14.4 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,056 per year for in-state students and $6,925 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,096 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 87%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Louisiana community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Northshore Technical Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.