Southwest Virginia Community College

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General Information

Admission Office


Richlands, VA 24641-1101

(276) 964-7238

(800) 822-7822

Fax: (276) 964-7716

Contact: Jim Farris

Director of Admissions and Counseling
Main Address


Richlands, VA 24641

(276) 964-2555

Total undergrads: 3,984

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 727

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,494


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for engineering and health programs.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Crafts/Folk Art/Artisanry C
Photography C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Accounting Technology C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Banking/Financial Services C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Business/Managerial Economics A
Hospitality Administration/Management C
Real Estate C

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism C
Journalism C
Publishing C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Networking/LAN/WAN Management C


Early Childhood Education A
Education – General A


Electrical/Communications Engineering A
Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

CAD/CADD Drafting/Design A,C
Computer Hardware C
Computer Software A,C
Engineering Technology – General A
Hazardous Materials Information Systems C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration C
Industrial Safety C
Mining A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Electrocardiograph Technology C
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Health Aide C
Health Services – General A,C
Medical Administrative Assistance A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Occupational Therapy Assistance C
Pharmacy Assistance C
Phlebotomy C
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Respiratory Therapy Technician A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology C
Diesel Mechanics C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A,C

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A
Fire Science/Firefighting C
Police Science A,C

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.

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