Southwestern College

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General Information

Admission Office

100 College Street

Winfield, KS 67156

(620) 229-6236

(800) 846-1543

Fax: (620) 229-6344

Contact: Marla Sexson

Director of Admission
Main Address

100 College Street

Winfield, KS 67156

(620) 229-6000

Total undergrads: 1,623

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 159

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,545

Graduate enrollment: 200


Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 90%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 69%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B
Film Studies B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Marine/Aquatic Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business Communications B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Development B
Management Information Systems B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B
Nonprofit Management B
Operations Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Digital Communications/Multimedia B
Radio/Television B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General B
Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Web/Multimedia Design B


Business Teacher Education B
Drama/Dance Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Speech Teacher Education B


Engineering Physics B

Engineering Technologies

Computer Systems B
Manufacturing Technologies B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Nursing (RN) B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B
Security/Loss Prevention B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Pastoral Counseling B

Degree levels 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.

Southwestern College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (619) 421-6700
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 900 Otay Lakes Rd., Chula Vista, CA 91910-7299
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 19,231
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 26 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 12,648 (66% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $1,340
Out-of-state Tuition: $7,472
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 80%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,183

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Southwestern College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Southwestern College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 44
Architecture and Related Services 11
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 2515
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 24
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 53
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 108
Construction Trades 32
Education 11
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 74
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 22
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 43
Health Professions and Related Programs 98
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 64
Legal Professions and Studies 32
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 22
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 31
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 22
Personal and Culinary Services 32
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 2
Science Technologies/Technicians 11
Social Sciences 25
Visual and Performing Arts 27
Grand total 9795

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Southwestern 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $1,340
Out-of-state $7,472
Books and supplies $1,971

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,547 80%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,537 80% $5,183
Student loan aid 20 1% $3,357

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 12,015 65% $3,223
Federal student loans 199 1% $4,583

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Southwestern 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 Southwestern College students.

Admissions Considerations

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

Southwestern College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 19,231
Undergraduate enrollment 19,231
Graduate enrollment 0

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

Southwestern College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does 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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