The Northwestern State University CENLA Campus Center serves the central Louisiana area with select degree programs through the Learning Center for Rapides Parish (LCRP). The LCRP is a consortium of postsecondary institutions partnering to expand educational offerings in the area. The academic facility is located within the England Industrial Airpark & Community in Alexandria and easily accessible to major highways connecting the various parishes of central Louisiana.

Degree Programs

Business Administration
Criminal Justice
Nursing – BSN
RN to BSN Completion Program
Radiologic Sciences
Social Work
General Studies

  • Educational Leadership — online degree program
  • Counseling — part online and part face-to-face at the main campus


  • Education
  • Administration
  • Nurse Practitioner
Pre-Law and Paralegal Studies

News and Noteworthy

RN to BSN Cenla students participated in NSU’s Research Day

RN to BSN Cenla students participated in NSU’s Research Day where they displayed their research posters! The participating students were as follows: Kevin Ardoin, Scott Garland, Chelsey McBroom, Allison Cain, Kayla Poret, Pam Gleason, Janelle [...]

New members inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International

Congratulations to the newest members of Sigma Theta Tau International! They are Dylan Carter, Karley Oxley, Victoria Howard, Alexis Johnson, Jessica McHenry Hughes, Descha’ Schneider, Alaina Russell, Callie Moss, Hailee Paul, and Jalyn Ashley!

Congratulations to our Nursing Students!

The following students won honors this year: Carly Knowles- awarded McLaurin Nursing Scholarship 2016, Alaina Russell- Outstanding student of 2016, Chelsey McBroom- Outstanding RN to BSN student for Beta Chi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau [...]

Other Services

Child and Family Network

  • Child Care/Provider Training
  • Referral
  • Consultation & Parenting Programs

Contact: Josie Williams, NSU Child and Family Network Trainer
Office Number: 318-484-2184 ext. 125
Email: williamsjo@nsula.edu

Small Business Development Center

  • Counseling and Individual Assistance

Contact: (318)-484-2123
Website: https://www.nsula.edu/sbdc/

Contact Us

Northwestern State University – CENLA
1410 Neel Kearby Blvd.
Alexandria, LA 71303
Phone: 318-484-2184 Ext. 109