Southwest Virginia Community College (SWCC)

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369 College Hill Rd, Richlands, VA 24641

SWCC Description

Southwest Virginia Community College (SVCC) offers career-training programs in numerous technical, industrial and medical fields at a reasonable cost, going so far as to even waive tuition for certain eligible students.

Located in Richlands, Virginia, SVCC offers associate’s degrees in such fields as business, education, general studies, liberal arts and science. These degrees are primarily intended for students who wish to transfer to a four-year university.

SVCC also has associate’s degrees that feature programs intended to lead directly to a career in fields such as Nursing, Radiography and Administration of Justice.

Diplomas and certificates at RCC are awarded in Occupational Therapy Assistance, Welding, Law Enforcement, Banking, Practical Nursing and others.

SVCC’s Career Studies program offer non-degree training in such fields as Carpentry, Masonry, Medical Coding, Web Programming, Electrical Installation, Pharmacy Tech, Phlebotomy and many others.

Additional study options at RVCC include distance learning, helpful for those who are unable to attend class in-person.

SVCC also offers such student services as academic assistance and supplemental instruction to help students with whichever program they choose.

SVCC offers many financial benefits to designated groups. For example, students who live within a 30-mile radius of SVCC benefit from a significantly reduced tuition. Also, senior citizens over the age of 60 and children of deceased or disabled veterans are eligible for tuition waivers.

Other populations may be eligible for SVCC’s other financial assistance programs, which include grants and loans.

Quick Facts about Southwest Virginia Community College

Region

Mid-Atlantic

Setting

Rural Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

Website

www.sw.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$3,528

Out-of-State Tuition

$6,806

Retention Rate

59%

Enrollment

3,984

Year Established

1967

SWCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 5

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100% of students gave Southwest Virginia Community College 5 stars overall.

Former Student - Last Attended 2008

Overall Rating:
5

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SWCC Students

Total Students
3,984

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
0%
Part-Time
100%

Ethnic Diversity

African American
3%
Caucasian
95%
Unknown and Other
1%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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