A move to Fort Polk is the perfect opportunity to learn new things or finish that degree.
And the educational opportunities are plentiful for the enterprising recent graduate or adult.
Northwestern State University, located a little over an hour away in historic Natchitoches offers a variety of degree programs. However, don’t despair if the idea of driving all that way overwhelms you. One of NSU’s satellite campuses is right outside the Fort Polk gate. And if that’s too far, they offer a ton of online degrees.
Mcneese State University offers similar opportunities, with online degrees as well.
The Lamar Salter Campus of Central Louisiana Technical Community College, located just south of Fort Polk on U.S. Highway 171, offers a variety of degrees in technical education.
Effective July 1, 2021, SOWELA Technical Community College will acquire the Lamar Salter campus, greatly expanding the offerings. The transition is expected to take a year.
Admissions for Central Texas College are open to all military members, their dependents, GS employees and the general public, and the requirements are much less stringent than other colleges. CTC offers a variety of programs. Classes and offices are located at 7460 Colorado Ave. Bldg. 660, Room 102, Fort Polk.
Upper Iowa University offers educational services to veterans and service men and women, as well as civilians, including Department of Defense (DoD) employees, federal contractors and military dependents (spouses and children). Explore the degree programs here.
A move to Fort Polk could offer you the perfect opportunity to prepare for the next phase of your life: get that degree!
Let us know what questions you may have and we’ll do our best to answer them!
Fort Polk Newcomers
PO Box 1191
Leesville, LA 71496