The ELS Center Lake Charles in Lake Charles, LA - ELS 
mcneese state university campus

Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States

​Lake Charles | McNeese State University

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About This Center


ELS Lake Charles is located on the campus of McNeese State University in the safe community of Lake Charles, one of the fastest-growing cities in Louisiana. Southwest Louisiana’s unique culture and warm, sunny climate will make you feel at home while you enjoy restaurants, live music, and outdoor sports.

4205 Ryan St., Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States

Great Things to See and Do

  • Festival Capital of Louisiana: Known as the Festival Capital of Louisiana, Lake Charles is home to over 75 fairs and festivals throughout the year.
  • Creole Nature Trail All-American Road: Explore this route through wildlife habitats, swamps, and Gulf beaches.
  • Museums and Cultural Attractions: The Southwest Louisiana region offers art galleries and shows, live music, the Henning Cultural Center, and seven local museums.

​Lake Charles | McNeese State University


  • Partner University
    • McNeese State University
  • Housing Options
    • Homestay
    • Student Residence (On Campus)
  • Center Facilities
    • Computer lab
    • Campus bookstore
    • Convenience store on campus
    • Llaundry facilities on campus
    • Coffee shop
  • City Environment
  • Suburban

Housing Options


Homestays are in the area within a 45-minute commute.

  • Cost per Session
  • $980
  • Occupancy
  • Single
  • Meal Credits
  • 14 meals per week.

Student Residence (On Campus)

  • Fully furnished
  • High-speed internet
  • Basic cable
  • Central heat and air conditioning
  • Nearby laundry facilities

  • Cost per Session
  • $500, $500
  • Occupancy
  • Meal Credits
  • No meals included. Meal plans available to purchase.

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