Southwestern Community College, Sylva (SWCC)

Sylva, NC

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Southwestern Community College, Sylva

Southwestern Community College, Sylva

Southwestern Community College, Sylva Student Essentials

Southwestern Community College, Sylva Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.southwesterncc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $2,016
Out-of-State Tuition: $7,392
Retention Rate: 69%
Enrollment: 3,326
Year Established: 1964

About SWCC

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.

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SWCC Map & Location

Southwestern Community College, Sylva
447 College Dr
Sylva, NC 28779


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Getting Around SWCC

Walkability

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

6/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Sylva, NC

Winter
Dec
50
27
Jan
48
24
Feb
53
27
Spring
Mar
61
33
Apr
69
40
May
76
50
Summer
Jun
82
58
Jul
85
62
Aug
84
61
Fall
Sep
78
55
Oct
70
43
Nov
60
33

SWCC Students

Total Students 3,326

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 84%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 9%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 2%
Latino 3%
African American 1%
Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska native 9%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 2%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 24%
Part-Time 76%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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Southwestern Community College, Sylva

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