|Campus Setting:||Southeast Mid-size city|
|Highest Degree Offered:||Associate's degree|
|Level of Institution:||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
South Louisiana Community College seeks to cultivate a learning environment in which particpants develop the qualities and skills necessary to engage actively in the economy, governance, and culture of South Louisiana and in the global arena. This function is fostered in a climate that focuses upon intellectual rigor, caring, and respect for the diverse cultures of the College community.
South Louisiana Community College was created by act of the Louisiana Legislature in 1997 as a comprehensive, multi-campus, public, two-year institution of higher education. The legislation prescribes for the College both an academic and a vocational component and stipulates that programs offered by the College be developed to assure the delivery of coordinated and articulated edcuational services in each parish comprising the primary service delivery area. The primary service delivery area includes the parishes of Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, and Vermillion.