Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC)

Belleville, IL

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Southwestern Illinois College

Southwestern Illinois College

Southwestern Illinois College Student Essentials

Southwestern Illinois College Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Blue Storm
Website: www.swic.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $6,954
Out-of-State Tuition: $10,370
Retention Rate: 59%
Enrollment: 23,937
Year Established: 1946

About SWIC

Associate’s degrees, pre-professional programs and programs for senior citizens are just some of the offerings at the Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC).

Located in Belleville, Illinois with 20 campus centers throughout the region, Southwestern Illinois College has been ranked by Community College Week in several categories.

These include being ranked among the top 100 community colleges nationwide and being rated 38th in the nation and second in the state for its one-year certificate programs.

Southwestern Illinois College’s degree and certificate offerings include a huge range of programs. One may obtain an associate’s degree in pre-professional programs such as Pre-Journalism, Pre-Law, Pre-Film or Pre-Dentistry.

Student may also get degrees in such fields as Aerospace Studies, Accounting, Massage Therapy or Respiratory Care. Certificates include everything from Culinary Arts to Medical Assisting to Psychiatric Rehabilitation. Additional programs include a Police Academy and a Real Estate Appraisal program.

Southwestern Illinois College also has a program for senior adults. These are comprehensive and include everything from caregiving counseling, to advocacy to health and wellness courses to classes for personal enrichment.

Student organizations are also numerous and include an ecology club, several theatre clubs, a sign language club a physical therapy assistant club, sororities, fraternities, athletic offerings and an on-campus art center.

Student services include career counseling, tutoring, and financial aid for eligible students.

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SWIC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Southwestern Illinois College 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

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SWIC Map & Location

Southwestern Illinois College
2500 Carlyle Ave
Belleville, IL 62221


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Getting Around SWIC

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Belleville, IL

Winter
Dec
45
27
Jan
43
23
Feb
48
27
Spring
Mar
59
36
Apr
70
46
May
78
56
Summer
Jun
87
64
Jul
91
68
Aug
90
66
Fall
Sep
83
56
Oct
72
46
Nov
59
37

SWIC Students

Total Students 23,937

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 23%
  • Caucasian: 63%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 9%
Latino 3%
African American 23%
Caucasian 63%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 9%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 20%
Part-Time 80%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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