Southwestern Community College

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Southwestern Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(828) 339-4000
Website:www.southwesterncc.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www1.cfnc.org/applications/NC_Community_College/apply.html?application_id=1527
Address:447 College Dr, Sylva, NC 28779
Setting:32
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,467
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,345 (55% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$2,213
Out-of-state Tuition:$7,589
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:85%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,031

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Southwestern Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Southwestern Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services45
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services43
Construction Trades3
Education42
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields16
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Health Professions and Related Programs1514
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service13
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians21
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Personal and Culinary Services42
Precision Production1
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total4341

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education2
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Grand total7

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Southwestern 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$2,213
Out-of-state$7,589
Books and supplies$1,200

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 aid17285%
Grant or scholarship aid15878%$5,031
Student loan aid157%$5,039

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,16747%$4,894
Federal student loans2289%$6,677

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Southwestern 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 Southwestern Community College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

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

Southwestern Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,467
Undergraduate enrollment2,467
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

Southwestern Community College Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • 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

*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. CollegeAtlas.org 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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