Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees at South Louisiana Community College are among the most affordable in the State. Payments can be made online, free of charge on your LoLa account (through CashNet, using ACH draft), mailed in to SLCC, Attn: Student Accounts; 1101 Bertrand Drive, Lafayette, LA  70506 (payment must be received in Student Accounts Office by deadline), or paid in person at the Lafayette Ardoin campus. Drop boxes are available at these campuses: C. B. Coreil, T. H. Harris, Teche, Evangeline, Acadian, Gulf, and Lafayette for payments by check or money order.  Installment payment plans are only available through your LoLa account.  For payment amount inquiry or scheduled dates and times for cash transactions, please contact the Student Accounts Office at 337-521-8904.

Tuition Payment Plans (click to enlarge)

Tuition Payment Plans

Online classes - $40 registration fee

Fall 2014 / Spring 2015 / Summer 2015
(subject to change)

Credits Residents Nonresidents
1 163.15 295.67
2 311.30 576.34
3 459.44 857.00
4 607.59 1,137.67
5 755.74 1,418.34
6 903.89 1,699.01
7 1,052.04 1,979.68
8 1,200.18 2,260.34
9 1,348.33 2,541.01
10 1,496.48 2,821.68
11 1,644.63 3,102.35
12 or more 1,792.78 3,383.01


The full list of EMSE tuition and fees can be found here.


  • $5 per credit hour technology fee. (maximum of $60)
  • $7 per credit hour academic excellence fee. (maximum of $84)    
  • $5 fee per student, which is dedicated to the Student Government Association.
  • $3 per credit hour for the Enterprise Resource Planning System.
  • $2 fee per credit hour for Student Services
  • $3 per credit hour operational fee
  • $4 per credit hour building use fee
  • $5 per student parking fee
  • $5 per student I.D. fee



Schedule Adjustment Refunds - Students who have a reduction in hours scheduled during the first fourteen class days (first seven class days in the summer) will be issued a refund based on the per credit hour amount of tuition and fees assessed for the number of hours dropped. Students who have an increase in hours once tuition and fees are paid will be required to pay the additional per credit hour tuition and fees at the time of the schedule adjustment.

Resignation Refunds - Any student who resigns, i.e, completes a resignation form dropping ALL classes, will be awarded a refund according to the following schedule in accordance with the federal guidelines for repayment of federal funds.

A refund resulting from a resignation will be processed provided the student completes the written resignation process prior to the designated deadline.

If SLCC cancels a class for any reason, students enrolled in the class will receive a full refund of tuition and fees paid for the canceled class.

Refunds Policy for Veterans Administration recipients - South Louisiana Community College has and maintains a policy for the refund of the unused portion of tuition, fees, and other charges in the event the veteran or an eligible person fails to enter the courses or withdraws or is discontinued there from at any time prior to completion.  This policy provides that the amount charged to the veteran or eligible person for tuition, fees, and other charges for a portion of the course shall not exceed the appropriate pro rata portion of the total charges for tuition, fees, and other charges that the length of the completed portion of the course bears to its total length.  The amount should not vary more than 10% of the exact pro rata amount.  (Approved under Title 38 USC 3676, effective June 7, 2004 by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs).

Tuition Refund Appeals - A student who wishes to appeal a resignation refund (or lack thereof) must present a form and written letter of appeal to the director of Student Accounts, who will forwarded the form to the vice chancellor of Student Services. Supporting documentation should be attached. The student will be notified in writing of the decision of the Committee. Tuition Refund Appeals policy.

No refunds are given when a student’s transfer records indicate that s/he has been suspended or dismissed for academic, disciplinary, or financial reasons.  Refunds will be applied to any existing indebtedness to the College prior to disbursement to a student.