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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.

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SOWELA Student Breaks National Skills Record, Students Earn Top Honors at Skills Competition

SOWELA Student Breaks National Skills Record, Students Earn Top Honors at Skills Competition

For the First Time Ever in the U.S., SOWELA Student Wins Both Pin and T-shirt Design Lake Charles, Louisiana –…
SOWELA Welcomes Homeschooling Families to Informational Session and Tour

SOWELA Welcomes Homeschooling Families to Informational Session and Tour

Homeschool Students and Their Families Can Learn About Dual Enrollment Options or How to Enroll as Freshmen on Thursday, July…
SOWELA Tuition Freeze Continues into Its Ninth Year

SOWELA Tuition Freeze Continues into Its Ninth Year

Tuition Freeze Unanimously Approved by Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) Lake Charles, Louisiana – Tuesday, July 2 For…

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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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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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