Southwest Tennessee Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 780

Memphis, TN 38101-0780

(901) 333-5924

(877) 717-7822

Fax: (901) 333-4473

Contact: Vanessa Dowdy

Associate Director of Recruitment
Main Address

PO Box 780

Memphis, TN 38103

(901) 333-5000

www.southwest.tn.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 11,427

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,182

Degree-seeking undergrads: 10,464

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $10

Online application fee: $10

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for admission to nursing, dietetic technician, laboratory phlebotomy, medical assistant, medical laboratory technician, physical therapist assistant, radiologic technology, paramedic programs.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Horticultural Services A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biotechnology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Finance/Banking A
Hotel/Motel Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Management Information Systems A
Transportation/Transportation Management C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – Specific Applications C
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance A
Electrician C
Utility technology – gas C

Education

Early Childhood Education A
Education – General A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A
Computer Engineering A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Mechanical Drafting C
Mechanical Engineering Technology C
Quality Control C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A
Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies C
Foods/Nutrition Studies A
Home manager C
Human Development/Family Studies A
Institutional Food Production A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dietician Assistant A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Medical Assistance C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Transcription A
Nursing (RN) A
Pharmacy Assistance C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Substance Abuse Counseling C

Law & Legal Studies

Court Reporting A
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A
Mechanics & Repair – General A

Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences – General A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Science/Firefighting A
Homeland security assessment C
Police Science A,C

Social Sciences

Geography A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Southwest Tennessee Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(901) 333-5000
Website:www.southwest.tn.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.southwest.tn.edu/ApplyOnline.htm
Address:737 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:8,327
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,052 (49% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$4,059
Out-of-state Tuition:$15,723
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:90%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,420

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Southwest Tennessee Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Southwest Tennessee Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences21
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services57
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Construction Trades2
Education1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields66
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences41
Health Professions and Related Programs56
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service22
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities22
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians35
Science Technologies/Technicians1
Social Sciences1
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total3237

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Southwest Tennessee Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Southwest Tennessee Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$4,059
Out-of-state$15,723
Books and supplies$1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,94490%
Grant or scholarship aid1,94190%$5,420
Student loan aid00%$0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid6,42269%$4,291
Federal student loans00%$0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Southwest Tennessee Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Southwest Tennessee Community College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants5,0752,2442,831
Percent admitted100%100%100%
Percent admitted who enrolled44%43%45%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Southwest Tennessee Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment8,327
Undergraduate enrollment8,327
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Southwest Tennessee Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

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