• 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 55%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 583 students
  • Minority enrollment: 25%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

SLCC Gulf Area Campus ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

Category
Attribute
Completion Rates

School Overview

SLCC Gulf Area Campus
(LA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Rural-serving Small
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 years but < 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
n/a
37 staff

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 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
583 students
376 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
# Full-Time Students
270 students
287 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time students enrollment of SLCC Gulf Area Campus and average number of community college Full-time students enrollment of LA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Part-Time Students
313 students
395 students
This chart display the total number of Part-time students enrollment of SLCC Gulf Area Campus and average number of community college Part-time students enrollment of LA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
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.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
n/a
233 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
270 students
284 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of SLCC Gulf Area Campus and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of LA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
18 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
980 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
217 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in SLCC Gulf Area Campus and the percentage of Asian community college students in LA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Hispanic
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in SLCC Gulf Area Campus and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in LA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
22%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in SLCC Gulf Area Campus and the percentage of Black community college students in LA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% White
75%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in SLCC Gulf Area Campus and the percentage of White community college students in LA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Hawaiian
n/a
1%
% Two or more races
n/a
2%
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
n/a
10%
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 Score
0.39
0.68
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 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years) (Year 2010)
58%
42%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.87%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) (Year 2010)
$31,000
$31,000

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
79%
76%
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
n/a
$12,567
Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$5,500
Acceptance Rate
n/a
79%
ACT Composite
n/a
21
ACT English
n/a
21
ACT Math
n/a
20
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is SLCC Gulf Area Campus's ranking?

SLCC Gulf Area Campus ranks among the top 20% of community college in Louisiana for: Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 583 students
  • Minority enrollment: 25%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,971 per year for in-state students and $6,101 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,930 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Louisiana community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is River Parishes Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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