Southwest Tennessee Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Southwest Tennessee Community College is a large two-year, public school with 12,220 students enrolled. This college was established in 2000 and is one of the 26 colleges and schools located in Memphis, Tennessee.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
51
At Southwest Tennessee Community College you can earn your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Southwest Tennessee Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 51 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical, Medical Assistant, Computer Science, and Electrical and Electronics. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.
It is worthwhile 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 typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
44%
The rate of student retention at Southwest Tennessee Community College is very low at 44% (way below Tennessee 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 Tennessee Community College is very low: 7%. Approximately 11% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Southwest Tennessee Community College is reasonable -- 22:1. Read more regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$13,800
Average tuition price is slightly high, around $13,400 a year. The additional fees at Southwest Tennessee Community College not covered by tuition are roughly $400, which makes it a total of $13,800 a year.

Read the details about Southwest Tennessee Community 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



Acceptance
Rate
100%
As reported in recent government data, 11,159 applications were submitted and 11,159 were accepted; so it is very easy to be accepted at this school.

Southwest Tennessee Community College will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Southwest Tennessee Community College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Southwest Tennessee Community College provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Southwest Tennessee Community 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
Yes
At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at Southwest Tennessee Community College.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Southwest Tennessee Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Southwest Tennessee Community College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Southwest Tennessee Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Southwest Tennessee Community College, 737 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38103, USA
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