Southwestern Illinois College

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General Information

Admission Office

2500 Carlyle Avenue

Belleville, IL 62221-5899

(618) 235-2700

Fax: (618) 222-9768

Contact: Michelle Birk

Director of Admissions
Main Address

2500 Carlyle Avenue

Belleville, IL 62221-5899

(618) 235-2700

Total undergrads: 13,601

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,147

Degree-seeking undergrads: 10,223


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for health career programs.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Greenhouse Management A
Horticultural Services A,C
Landscaping A
Plant/Nursery Operations A
Turf Management A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Music – General A
Photography A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
Management Information Systems A,C
Management Science A
Office Clerical Services A,C
Real Estate C
Sales and Distribution A

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A,C
Computer Science A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Data Processing Technology A
Information Sciences/Systems A

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance A,C
Carpentry A,C
Electrician A,C
Masonry/Tile Setting A,C
Power/Electric Transmission A,C


Early Childhood Education A
Elementary Education A
Junior High Education A
Secondary Education A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Construction/Building Technologies A,C
Drafting and Design Technology A,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Medical Assistance A,C
Medical Laboratory Assistance A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing Assistance C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Premedicine A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A
Respiratory Therapy A


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C
Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Aircraft Mechanics A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A,C
Mechanics & Repair – General A,C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy A

Physical Sciences

Astronomy A
Chemistry A
Physics A

Precision Production Trades

Welding Technology A,C


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Police Science A,C
Security/Loss Prevention A,C

Social Sciences

Anthropology A
Archaeology A
Economics A
Geography A
Political Science/Government A
Sociology 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.

Southwestern Illinois College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(618) 235-2700
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address:2500 Carlyle Ave, Belleville, IL 62221-5899
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:9,515
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:7,240 (76% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$12,120
Out-of-state Tuition:$15,750
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:59%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,734

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Southwestern Illinois College Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences21
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services54
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services77
Construction Trades84
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields53
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics11
Health Professions and Related Programs910
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service52
Legal Professions and Studies2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians74
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services31
Precision Production63
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Transportation and Materials Moving12
Visual and Performing Arts2
Grand total6356

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Southwestern Illinois 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
Books and supplies$1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid55559%
Grant or scholarship aid50054%$4,734
Student loan aid21823%$3,412

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4,55346%$4,990
Federal student loans2,02320%$3,406

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Southwestern Illinois 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 Illinois College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

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

Admissions Considerations

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 Illinois College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment9,515
Undergraduate enrollment9,515
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 Illinois College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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
  • 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. 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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