Welcome to Southwest Tennessee Community College. The Office of Admissions is here to help you begin your journey to the commencement stage, your dream career and beyond.

Whether you are a recent high school graduate or a veteran of the workforce, our friendly enrollment specialists will guide you through the admissions process to ensure Southwest is Your Best Choice!


Degrees and Certificates

Explore our available degrees and certificates to find the education path that is right for you.

How to Apply

Please select the type of student below that best describes you to find the appropriate admissions checklist. Visit the Admissions FAQs page to view a few of the most commonly asked questions.

New Student

Students who have a GED or high school diploma and have never attended college anywhere. Download the new student checklist.

Dual Enrolled Student

Students still in high school and want to know about programs they can participate in before graduation. Download the dual enrolled student checklist.

Transfer Student

Students currently enrolled at another college and want to transfer to Southwest. Download the transfer student checklist.

Non-Degree-Seeking Student

This checklist is used by prospective students currently attending another college and plan to enroll at Southwest for one semester and return to their home institution. A transient student is not eligible to receive financial aid at Southwest Tennessee Community College. Download the non-degree-seeking student checklist.

Transient Student

Students currently enrolled at another college and also want to take classes at Southwest. Download the transient student checklist.

International Student

Students who are citizens of another country and want to attend Southwest. Download the international student checklist.

Returning Student

Students who previously attended Southwest and now want to come back. Download the returning student checklist.