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About Southwestern Community College

Southwestern Community College is a public, state school in an small town setting in Sylva, North Carolina. Southwestern Community College was founded in 1964 and enrolls 2,259 undergrads and no graduate students.

Southwestern Community College employs one full-time professor for every 12 undergrads enrolled.

2021 Southwestern Community College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
In-State Tuition $2,212
Out-of-State $7,588

2022 Southwestern Community College Regular Decision Application Deadline

Early Admission at Southwestern Community College

Southwestern Community College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Southwestern Community College Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Southwestern Community College is 0%.

Southwestern Community College Waitlist

Southwestern Community College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Southwestern Community College?

Southwestern Community College is considered to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Southwestern Community College, applicants must submit the following items.

Southwestern Community College Application Requirements

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Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5
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GPA and Test Scores for Southwestern Community College

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Southwestern Community College.

Does Southwestern Community College Require Test Scores?

Southwestern Community College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.


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Does Southwestern Community College Provide Student Housing?

Southwestern Community College does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commute from home or find their own housing.

Spring Fling, Fall Welcome Back, and and Fall Fest are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Southwestern Community College.

Financial Aid at Southwestern Community College

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Southwestern Community College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Southwestern Community College

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Southwestern Community College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Based on this information, how does Southwestern Community College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Southwestern Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Southwestern Community College Located?

Southwestern Community College is located in the small town setting of Sylva, North Carolina.

If you want to see Southwestern Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 74 to Sylva, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Asheville Regional.

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

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College Info

447 College Drive Sylva, NC 28779

Campus Setting: Small Town

Southwestern Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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Southwestern Community College ACT Scores

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Southwestern Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$2,297

In State

$7,673

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$2,212
$7,588
Fees
$85
$85
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Southwestern Community College is like? There are approximately 2,259 students enrolled at Southwestern Community College. 28% percent of students attend school full-time.

28%

Full Time

72%

Part Time

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,259

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$2,297

Out-of-State

$7,673

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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