Colleges in Lake Charles, Louisiana Statistics

Lake Charles is a city in Louisiana. According to 2019 Census data, the population is 156,181 (estimated). For the academic year 2019-2020, six colleges are active for serving college programs in Lake Charles, Louisiana. In addition, there are 4 colleges located within 30 miles from Lake Charles.
By school types, there are two public and four private schools. By school levels, there are one 4-years (or high) schools, two 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and three less than 2 years schools (career, technical, or vocational schools) based on the IPEDS data.
All Six schools offer undergraduate programs and one schools offer graduate programs. The 2020 average tuition & fees of the schools in Lake Charles, Louisiana is $7,444 for Louisiana residents and $13,186 for out-of-state students.
The average acceptance rate is 63.00% and the average SAT score is 1,145. A total of 10,367 students enrolled in schools in Lake Charles, Louisiana, of which 1,942 students enrolled in online degree programs exclusively. The average student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

Colleges in Lake Charles Comparison Table

The following table lists 6 colleges located in Lake Charles, Louisiana ordered by distance from Lake Charles. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
You can sort the table by column by clicking/touching column titles. The colleges in light blue rows are located in the city limit and other schools are not located in, but near the city.
College NameDistance From Lake CharlesUndergraduate Tuition & FeesPopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty RatioGraduate Tuition & FeesAcceptance RateSAT Score
Avery James School of Cosmetology
Lake Charles, LA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
0.46 miles$16,8505634%19 to 1---
Stage One-The Hair School
Lake Charles, LA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
0.67 miles$16,5004359%14 to 1---
Unitech Training Academy-Lake Charles
Lake Charles, LA
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
1.18 miles$15,3952345%6 to 1---
McNeese State University
Lake Charles, LA
Public, 4 years
four-years
1.62 miles$16,4207,28444%21 to 1$16,38663.00%1,145
SOWELA Technical Community College
Lake Charles, LA
Public, 2-4 years
valid
3.17 miles$4,2652,91445%22 to 1---
Average-$13,18610,36745%15 to 1$16,38663.00%1,145