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16:1

student/faculty ratio

#1

community college in Louisiana five years running according to Niche and WalletHub

14

average class size

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At SOWELA, our goal is to prepare students for in-demand, high-wage jobs using industry-based curriculum and technology in state-of-the-art facilities. The result: education that is transforming lives in big ways.

Featured News

SOWELA Hosts Flying Tiger Open House on Saturday, April 13

SOWELA Hosts Flying Tiger Open House on Saturday, April 13

Includes Food, Giveaways, Scholarship Information and More! (Lake Charles, Louisiana – February 26, 2024) SOWELA Technical Community College will host…
SOWELA Jennings Hosts Second Annual Open House

SOWELA Jennings Hosts Second Annual Open House

Prospective Students and Their Families are Invited to Tour the College and Explore Scholarship and Financial Aid Opportunities (Jennings, Louisiana…
SOWELA Jennings Hosts Homeschool Tour and Informational Session

SOWELA Jennings Hosts Homeschool Tour and Informational Session

Homeschool Students and Their Families Can Learn About Dual Enrollment Options or How to Enroll as Freshmen on Thursday, March…

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3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615
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(800) 256-0483
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Friday: 7:45 AM to 12:00 PM
(337) 421-6550

SOWELA Technical Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person(s) have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Officer

Candy Parker

candy.parker@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6510 or (800) 256-0483

3820 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

ADA Officer

Maegan Lewis

maegan.lewis@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6952 or (800) 256-0483

3850 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

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