About Southwest Tennessee Community College

Our Values

Our Leadership


Dr. Tracy D. Hall

Welcome Message from the President of Southwest Tennessee Community College
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Our Mission

Our mission is to provide the residents of Shelby and Fayette counties and the surrounding Mid-South region with a high-quality and affordable postsecondary education that prepares them for associate degrees, future educational opportunities and successful employment.

Our Advantages

Southwest offers many advantages to our diverse student body, including:
  • Experienced faculty in every discipline
  • Small classes
  • Convenient admission dates and registration
  • Early enrollment for current students
  • Broad range of degree and certificate programs
  • Honors Program
  • Strong academic studies program
  • Varied non-credit, continuing education courses
  • Extensive Distance Education program
  • Affordable tuition – about half the cost of the average state university
  • Financial aid – TNPromise, TNReconnect, grants, work-study, lottery scholarships and other awards
  • Transferable classes to four-year colleges and universities
  • Veterans Affairs benefits support
  • On-campus child care
  • First-rate college libraries
  • Weekend degree programs for busy adults
  • Upward Bound – pre-college program prepares students for success in college
  • Split (Hybrid) classes: 50 percent online/50 percent on campus

We're ready for you. Are you ready to take the next step and reimagine your future at Southwest?