SWCC Description

The Southwestern Community College, known as the College of the Great Smoky Mountains in Sylva, North Carolina, provides academic excellence, community service and life enrichment opportunities for citizens of the mountain community.

Academics offered at the school include two-year degrees and certifications in a wide variety of liberal arts, career technology and health science fields like:

  • Emergency Medical Science
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Web Technologies
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Business Administration, Accounting, Economics and Finance and Marketing

The school maintains partnerships with local universities and colleges for seamless transfers to four-year programs.

The Southwestern CC encourages students to form organizations and groups that focus on personal interests and professional programs to enhance the quality of your college life. Whether you want to join the Culinary Arts Club, Campus Crusade for Christ, the Latent Image Club or create your own group, the college has social opportunities for you.

Student support services are available to help you achieve your career goals and develop a sense of community with your peers. If you need academic advising, counseling or assistance with other personalized services, Southwestern is there for you.

Southwestern financial aid is available to eligible students through grants, work-study programs, scholarships and student loans.

The admissions policy of Southwestern is open. Interested students may complete an application on the school’s website.

Quick Facts about Southwestern Community College, Sylva

Region

Southeast

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$2,224

Out-of-State Tuition

$8,368

Retention Rate

67%

Enrollment

2,420

Year Established

1964

SWCC Students

Total Students
2,420

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Ethnic Diversity

Caucasian
85%
Latino
3%
Other
12%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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