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At SOWELA, we are crushing the status quo when it comes to preparing students for their dream career. As the #1 community college in Louisiana and nationally, SOWELA attracts the best and brightest. From classroom to labs to apprenticeships and internships, you can expect to find a diverse, technology-driven community that will help shape you into a leader.

The College provides higher education at a lower cost that will help you get the skills and training you need to get the job you want. You can also gain credits to transfer to an in-state four-year institution as a junior through the Louisiana Transfer Degree programs.

Learn more about our 25-plus program options or start your admissions application.

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For more information or to speak with an enrollment specialist, call (337) 421-6550 or email