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SOWELA Technical Community College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$14,458 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,335 tuition
$9,073 off campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$850 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$17,885 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,762 tuition
$9,073 off campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$850 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$586 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
77% of students receive aid
54% get federal aid ($4,763 avg)
43% get state aid ($2,378 avg)
28% get institn'l aid ($586 avg)
2% get loans ($4,597 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 8.98% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 9.25% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,863 77%
Federal Grant Aid $4,763 54%
Pell Grants $4,738 54%
Other Federal Grants $938 1%
Institution Grant Aid $586 28%
State Grant Aid $2,378 43%
Student Loans $4,597 2%
Federal Loans - 0%
Other Loans $4,597 2%

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Financial Aid Contact Info
3820 J Bennett Johnston Ave
Lake Charles, LA 70615
(337) 421-6565
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $179
Out of State $321


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Amber from Lake Charles, LA
  • Jun-05-2014 I am a current student here

    SOWELA puts more money into their teaching programs than they do creating a Dreamy College Campus I have found that it is because they focus more on their education that the money is not only worth it but it's CHEAPER THAN OTHER COLLEGES!

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  • 4
  • from Lake Charles, LA
  • Nov-30-2013 I am a current student here

    Sowela is a very affordable college. The financial aid office will help to accommodate all students, no matter their financial background.

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