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 18, at SOWELA’s Main Campus in Lake Charles

Lake Charles, Louisiana – July 8, 2024

SOWELA Technical Community College will host a free Homeschool Tour and Informational Session on Thursday, July 18, at 9 a.m. for homeschool students and their families at its Main Campus in Lake Charles, LA. Interested students will tour their program areas of choice, meet faculty and learn about available programs, find out about scholarship and financial aid opportunities, and apply for admission or register for dual enrollment classes.

To register for the Homeschool Tour and Informational Session, visit Homeschool. For more information, contact SOWELA’s One Stop Enrollment Office at (337) 421-6550 or

For the ninth straight year, SOWELA tuition and fees will remain unchanged for the upcoming 2024-2025 academic year. All SOWELA students will pay the same tuition and fees as they did in the 2023-2024 school year. In addition, numerous scholarships are available for those who qualify, and new and current students are encouraged to complete the SOWELA Scholarship application at Scholarships.

SOWELA offers over 30 technical and academic programs, including Nursing (RN), Machine Tool Technology, Criminal Justice, Drafting and Design Technology, Sterile Processing, Industrial Instrumentation and Forest Technology.

SOWELA recently celebrated 85 years of educating Southwest Louisiana and was named the #1 community college in Louisiana for five years running from 2018 to 2023.

About SOWELA Technical Community College

SOWELA Technical Community College provides traditional, distance, and lifelong learning experiences and awards associate degrees, technical diplomas, and certificates. The College empowers learners in career and technical education and enables transfer students to pursue a four-year degree, so all learners excel as globally competitive citizens. The College has been educating the region’s workforce for more than 85 years.

3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615
(337) 421-6565
(800) 256-0483

Mon-Thu: 7:45 AM to 4:15 PM
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

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

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

ADA Officer

Maegan Lewis

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

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

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