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Colleges / Southwest Virginia Community College

Southwest Student Life

Southwest is on a 100-acre campus in a rural setting in Richlands, Virginia. There are many activities and organizations for Southwest students to participate in – chorus,, , and more.

Southwest does not have fraternities or sororities.

Southwest has a thriving Phi Theta Kappa. In fact, more students participate in Phi Theta Kappa than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Southwest include Phi Beta Lambda, Intervoice, Helping Minds Club and Project ACHEIVE.

Southwest students' favorite campus traditions are Back to School Bash, End of the Year Bash and Annual Halloween Costume Contest.

Southwest Housing

Southwest does not offer housing.

All Southwest students live off campus Southwest does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at Southwest

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Southwest Virginia Community College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Southwest campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Additionally, Southwest has extensive security camera system.

Plan a Visit to Southwest

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Southwest, take Route 19, Interstate 81, Interstate 77 to Richlands, VA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Tri-City Regional airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Virginia you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Southwest's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Southwest Students

Unknown

Women

Unknown

Men

Unknown

Full Time

Unknown

Part Time

97%

In State

3%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

94%

3%

1%

1%

0.39%

0.39%

0.26%

0.04%

Undergraduate Students

2,304

Non-Resident / International Students

1

Southwest Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,304

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,703

Out-of-State

$10,001

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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