Southwest Florida College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - Below AverageSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Southwest Florida College is a small four-year, private for-profit school with 1,285 students enrolled. This college was established in 1940 and is one of the 11 schools and colleges located in Fort Myers, Florida.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
25
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are available at Southwest Florida College.

Southwest Florida College deploys a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 25 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Criminal Justice, Medical, Computer Science, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
30%
The student retention rate at Southwest Florida College is very low at 30% (way below Florida average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Southwest Florida College is low - 37%.

Student to faculty ratio at Southwest Florida College is good - 11:1. Find out more information about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$13,200
Average tuition pricing is close to the nationwide median, around $12,300 per year. The additional fees at Southwest Florida College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $900; this comes to a total of $13,200 per year.

Read the details about Southwest Florida College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Southwest Florida College will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at Southwest Florida College is $25.00. The graduate application fee is $100.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Southwest Florida College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (239) 939-4766 or check Southwest Florida College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A-
Southwest Florida College offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Southwest Florida College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Southwest Florida College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Southwest Florida College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Southwest Florida College Location and Maps



Post Address: Southwest Florida College, 1685 Medical Lane, Fort Myers, Florida 33907-1108, USA
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