Automotive Schools in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Lake Charles has a population of 71,757 and is located in Calcasieu county.

For Louisiana residents, the average tuition for all Lake Charles automotive schools for the 2009 - 2010 school year was $4,512.00. For non-residents, the average tuition for Lake Charles automotive schools was $7,200.00.

The cost, on average, for books and supplies needed for automotive schools in Lake Charles is $1,340.00. The average cost for room and board for students living on campus at automotive schools in Lake Charles was $5,770.00. The average cost for students living at home was $4,249.00 for the 2009 - 2010 school year. There is one automotive college in Lake Charles. Automotive programs in Lake Charles reportedly graduated 27 students in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Automotive Schools in Lake Charles

Sowela Technical Community College

3820 J Bennett Johnston Ave
Lake Charles, LA, 70616

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Autobody / Collision and Repair Technology / Technician
  • Certification in Automobile / Automotive Mechanics Technology / Technician


  • Tuition (in-state): $1,392.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $2,784.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $8,236.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 125
  • Average aid received per student: $3,277.00

Automotive Salary in Lake Charles

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$33,420.00400
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists$35,720.00100

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