Institutional, Faculty & Student Profile (HCR 69)

SOUTH LOUISIANA COMMUNITY COLLEGE INFORMATION

HCR 69

Purpose and Mission

South Louisiana Community College is a proactive provider of excellent education and training while serving a diverse local and global economy.  To ensure we accomplish our mission, South Louisiana Community College provides general education courses, developmental studies to help strengthen basic skills and prepare the student for college level work. The college also provides specialized career training and technical skills development. Comprehensive support services are offered to each student to help them reach academic, personal, career and employment goals.  SLCC offers associate degrees in fields of study that prepare students for immediate employment. These associate degrees can also be transferred to other baccalaureate programs or two-year institutions.
 

Admissions Policy

The institution has an open-admissions policy which provides access for all students of diverse racial, religious, economic, educational, and cultural backgrounds.  With this open-admissions policy the college proposes to offer educational opportunities that will improve the quality of life and meet the educational needs of the people it serves.

Student Body Profile

2013-14 Unduplicated Headcount

 
Full-Time 5,368 (48%)  
Part-Time 5,905 (52%)  
Total 2013-14 Headcount 11,273

 

For-Credit Student Characteristics  
Female 57%
Male 43%
Caucasian 52%
African American 32%
Other Races/Ethnicities 16%
Louisiana Resident 98.6%
Nonresident – Other U.S. States 0.6%
Nonresident – Other Countries 0.8%
Average Age – Degree Seeking Students 25
Average ACT Composite Score 17.8
(ACT not required for admission)  

**Source: SLCC Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Innovation



Tuition, Fees, and Total Cost of Attendance

           

**Source: US Dept. of Education Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System

 

Affordability – 2012-13 Academic Year

Transfer Program Student Population

Technical Program Student Population

Crime Statistics

Consolidated crime statistics for SLCC’s eight campuses as reported to the U.S. Department of Education in compliance of the Clery Act were as follows:

Counts of criminal incidents by campus can be found on pages 17-26 of this report:

http://www.solacc.edu/sites/default/files/facilities/Clery%20annual%20report%202013.pdf

 

STUDENT & FACULTY ENGAGEMENT

Percentage of lower-level classes taught by full-time faculty

     Characteristic

Fall 2014

Fall 2014 – Total # Sections Taught

1,406

# Sections Taught by Adjunct Faculty

293

# Sections Taught by Full-Time Faculty

1,113

% Sections Taught by Full-Time Faculty

  79%

 

Average Teaching Load by Discipline – Fall 2014
Average number of credit hours taught per faculty member at section full-load equivalent
(section full-load enrollment of 12-30 students) 

 

Division

Full-Time

Adjunct

Total

Arts & Humanities

15.6

6.1

9.4

Business & IT

14.8

3.9

10.1

Nursing & Allied Health

9.1

5.9

8.7

STEM

14.3

5.4

11.0

Workforce / Technical

18.9

2.9

11.7

   Grand Total

13.8

5.3

9.9

 

 

Number and Type of General Education Courses Required for Each Degree Program

SLCC Associate Degree programs require a minimum of 15 credit hours of General Education courses in addition to the program concentration area coursework.  Required general education courses include introductory English composition (ENGL 1010, 3 credit hours), college algebra (MATH 1105, 3 credit hours), one social/behavioral science 3 credit hour course, one natural science 3 credit hour course and one arts/humanities 3 credit hour course. 

Specific general education courses included in SLCC’s Associate degree programs can be referenced here:  http://www.solacc.edu/majors

 

Criteria for Transferring to the Institution

Process for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Each Program

Student Outcome Expectations and Measurement

Satisfactory Academic Progress

 

Percentage of Faculty Who Possess the Highest Degree Possible in Their Given Fields of Study

Characteristic

Counts / Percentage

Fall 2014 – Full-Time Faculty Headcount

160

Fall 2014 – Full-Time Faculty with Terminal Degrees

16

% Full-Time Faculty with Terminal Degrees

10%

Source: SLCC Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Innovation

 

MEASURES OF ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT

 

Freshman to Sophomore Student Retention Rates

Characteristic

Counts / Percentages

Fall 2012 – First-Time Freshmen Cohort

1,202

Cohort Enrolled @ SLCC – Fall 2013

611

Cohort Enrolled @ Other LA Colleges – Fall 2013

67

Same Institution Retention Rate

50.8%

Overall Retention Rate

56.1%

Source: Louisiana Board of Regents Freshman Student Retention/Transfer Report

 

 

Graduation Rates

**Source: US Dept. of Education Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System

 

Percentage of Students Enrolled in Remedial Courses

Characteristic

Counts / Percentage

Fall 2013 – Unduplicated for-credit student enrollment

7,425

Fall 2013 –  Enrolled in 1 or more developmental education courses (unduplicated headcount)

1,442

% Students Enrolled in Developmental Ed courses

19.4%

Source: Analysis of Board of Regents Statewide Student Profile System (SSPS) Report data

 

Average Years to Degree – 2012-13 SLCC Associate Degree Graduates

Characteristic

Full-Time

Part-Time

Total

Entered As First-Time Freshmen

3.3

5.8

3.7

Entered As Transfer Student

4.7

8.3

5.0

All Associate Degree Graduates

4.1

6.9

4.4

Source: Louisiana Board of Regents Time To Degree For First Postsecondary Award Report

 

Average Scores on Graduate School Admission Tests and Licensure Exams

Not Applicable

 

Admission Rates of Baccalaureate Degree Recipients into Graduate Programs

Not Applicable

 

Job Placement Rates by Discipline

Students earning one or more credentials in 2012-13 that left higher education and were identified by Louisiana Workforce Commission and/or SLCC as employed 18 months following graduation

MAJOR

Credentialed Leaver Count

% Employed

A/C & Refrigeration

26

92%

Automotive Technology

15

87%

Aviation Maintenance Technology

4

75%

Barber-Styling

1

100%

Business Office Technology

105

59%

Care Development Young Child

5

80%

Carpentry

2

100%

Civil Survey & Mapping Technology

4

75%

Clinical Lab Technician

16

75%

Collision Repair

5

80%

Cosmetology

13

77%

Criminal Justice

5

60%

Culinary Arts & Occupation

15

100%

Diesel Power Equip Tech

7

100%

Draft & Design Technology

12

75%

Electrician

16

63%

EMT-Paramedic

25

40%

General Business

29

79%

Graphic Desktop Publishing

4

100%

Heavy Construction Vehicle Operator

1

100%

Industrial Ag & Mechanics Technology

17

94%

Industrial Electronics Technology

36

78%

Industrial Technology

34

76%

Information Technology

26

65%

Machine Tool Technology

21

52%

Medical Assistant

8

63%

Midwifery

1

100%

Nondestructive Testing Technology

18

100%

Patient Care Technology

30

90%

Pharmacy Technician

30

87%

Practical Nursing

123

74%

Surgical Technology

8

63%

Welding Technology

53

81%

Source: SLCC Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Innovation

 

Indicators of institutional efficiency and fiscal conditions
 

Percentage of Expenditures by Function – 2013-14 Academic Year

 Expense Function

Percent of Expenditures

Instruction and Academic Support

59%

Research and Public Service

0%

Student Services

10%

Administrative Support

14%

Facilities Operation & Maintenance

9%

Scholarships/Fellowships

8%

TOTAL

100%

Source: SLCC Office of Administration & Finance

 

Ratio of Administrative Staff to Total Staff

Characteristic

Counts / Ratio

Fall 2014 – SLCC FTE Employees – All Categories

303.4

Fall 2014 – SLCC FTE Employees – Administrator Designation

23.0

Ratio of Administrative Staff to Total Staff

1 : 13

Source: Analysis of Board of Regents Employee Salary Data System (ESDS) Report data

 

Measurements of Classroom and Laboratory Space Utilization

Regent’s Space Utilization Report
 

 General Fund Appropriations per Full-Time Equivalent Student

Characteristic

Values

FY 2013-14 State Funds Appropriation – SLCC

$ 13,202,447

FY 2013-14 Annual FTE Enrollment – SLCC

4,715.98

FY 2013-14 Formula Appropriation per FTE

$ 2,799.51

Source: Board of Regents FY 2013-14 Formula Appropriations Per FTE

 

 Total Expenditures per Full-Time Equivalent Student

Characteristic

Values

FY 2013-14 Total Expenditures – SLCC

$ 36,787,579

FY 2013-14 Annual FTE Enrollment – SLCC

4,715.98

FY 2013-14 Expenditures per FTE

$ 7,800.62

Source: SLCC Office of Administration and Finance