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Southwest Tennessee Community College

Why Southwest

7 locations – take classes day, night or weekend on campus or online

More than 110 programs to choose from including degrees and certificates

Tuition-free for eligible high school graduates and adult learners

5% overall job placement rate with 91% working in their field of study

19:1 student to faculty ratio

Half the cost – Southwest tuition is half the cost of most state colleges and universities

Southwest is the second largest college in the city

75-80% of students receive financial aid

More than $150,000 in book, tuition and emergency scholarships awarded annually

Nearly 100 scholarships available to students


Southwest Advantages


Why I chose Southwest

Financial Aid

Southwest can help you find ways to fund your education.

See Aid Options

Blue Campus

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