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Southwestern College

Chula Vista, CA 2-Year Public
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About Southwestern College

Southwestern College Overview

Southwestern College is a public school in a suburban setting in Chula Vista, California. Southwestern College was founded in 1961 and enrolls 18,413 undergrads and no graduate students.

Student Activities at Southwestern College

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Southwestern College's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Southwestern College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Southwestern College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Southwestern College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Southwestern College on the Student Life page.

2022 Southwestern College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $1,288
Out-of-State $7,700

Is Southwestern College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer idea of what Southwestern College offers and if the college could be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Southwestern College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 74% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Southwestern Collegereturn for the next year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Southwestern College Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Southwestern College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Southwestern College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2021, the total market value of Southwestern College's endowment was $1.2 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. For each full-time student, Southwestern College spends about $15,521 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Southwestern College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Southwestern College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Southwestern College.

Based on this information, does Southwestern College seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Southwestern College a good school for you?

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Where is Southwestern College Located?

Southwestern College is located in the suburban setting of Chula Vista, California, less than an hour from City of San Diego.

If you want to see Southwestern College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 805 to Chula Vista, or book a flight to the nearest airport, San Diego International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Southwestern College and Chula Vista are like without leaving home.

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College Info

900 Otay Lakes Road Chula Vista, CA 91910-7299

Campus Setting: Suburban

Southwestern College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Southwestern College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Southwestern College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Southwestern College ACT Scores

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Southwestern College SAT Scores

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Southwestern College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$1,340

In State

$7,472

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$1,288
$7,420
Fees
$52
$52
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
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Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Southwestern College is like? There are approximately 18,413 students enrolled at Southwestern College. 40% percent of students attend school full-time.

40%

Full Time

60%

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

18,413

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$1,340

Out-of-State

$7,472

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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