Southwest Virginia Community College

Richlands, VA
University Website: www.sw.edu
Apply Online: apply.vccs.edu/app/app.htm
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Coordinates: 37°0′19.7″N 81°47′48.2″W / 37.005472°N 81.796722°W / 37.005472; -81.796722

Southwest Virginia Community College (SWCC) is located outside of Richlands, Virginia, on the border of Tazewell and Russell counties, and is one of the 23 schools in the Virginia Community College System. SWCC was opened in 1968 to serve the residents of Buchanan, Russell and Tazewell counties. Dickenson County is also partially served along with Mountain Empire Community College. On average, over 4,000 students are served during the Fall and Spring semesters.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • students
  • $6,914.00 avg tuition

369 College Road US Rt. 19, 6 Miles S. Claypool Hill
Richlands, VA 24641-1101
(276) 964-2555

Apply online Admissions:
www.sw.edu/admissions.htm
Financial Aid:
www.sw.edu/finaid/finaid.htm

Areas of Study:

  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
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Southwest Virginia Community College

Statistics:
Applied 0
Admitted 0 NaN%
Enrolled total 0
Full Time: 0
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 57%
4-year graduation rate
6-year graduation rate
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy Yes
Secondary School GPA Not applicable
Secondary School Rank Not applicable
Secondary School Record Not applicable
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable
Admission Test Scores Not applicable
TOEFL Not applicable
Other Tests Not applicable
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Southwest Virginia Community College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $3,252.00 $3,252.00 $6,914.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $216.00 $216.00 $576.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $112.00 $112.00 $288.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $0.00 $2,800.00 $7,640.00
Other Expenses $0.00 $4,840.00 $7,640.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $0.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 87%
Percent receiving grant aid 87%
Avg amount of grant aid $5,018.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 0%
Avg amount of student loan aid

Southwest Virginia Community College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting and Related Services, Other X
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other X
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician X
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician X
Mining Technology/Technician X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Child Care Provider/Assistant X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) X
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other X
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X

Scholarships for Students in Virginia

Name Amount Deadline
Mary Macon McGuire Scholarship $2,500 March 15, 2017
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017

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