South Central Louisiana Technical College-River Parishes Campus

School Highlights
  • South Central Louisiana Technical College-River Parishes Campus serves 1,723 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • South Central Louisiana Technical College-River Parishes Campus is the only community colleges within St John The Baptist County, LA.
  • The nearest community college to South Central Louisiana Technical College-River Parishes Campus is River Parishes Community College (19.3 miles away).

Top Placements

South Central Louisiana Technical College-River Parishes Campus places among the top 20% of community colleges in Louisiana for:

School Overview

    South Central Louisiana Technical College-River Parishes Campus(LA) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    Institution Level4 or more yearsFour or more years
    Institution ControlPublicPublic

    Student Body

    • The student population of South Central Louisiana Technical College-River Parishes Campus has grown by 20% over five years.
    • The South Central Louisiana Technical College-River Parishes Campus diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has grown by 22% over five years.
    Total Enrollment1,723 students1,493 students
    # Full-Time Students1,723 students382 students
    % Asian
    2%
    2%
    % Hispanic
    35%
    6%
    % Black
    13%
    35%
    % White
    46%
    45%
    % Two or more races
    1%
    1%
    % Unknown races
    3%
    9%
    Diversity Score0.650.66
    College Completion Rate (Year 2010)
    44%
    43%
    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,000$31,000

    Finances and Admission

      % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2010)40%79%
      Median Debt for Graduates--
      Median Debt for Dropouts--
      Source: 2010 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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