Southwestern Illinois College: Review & Facts

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Southwestern Illinois College is a large two-year, public school with 9,945 students enrolled. This college was established in 1946 and is one of the 2 schools located in Belleville, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
81
Fair
At Southwestern Illinois College you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Southwestern Illinois College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 81 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Industrial Technologies, Nursing, Biology, and Welding. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
61%
Bad
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 typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Southwestern Illinois College is relatively low at 61% (below Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Southwestern Illinois College is low: 32%. About 24% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Southwestern Illinois College is reasonably decent -- 19:1. Learn more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,800
High
Average tuition cost is fairly high, $15,600 per year. The additional fees at Southwestern Illinois College (not included in tuition costs) are about $200, which comes to $15,800 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school might accept your 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) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Southwestern Illinois College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (618) 235-2700 or check Southwestern Illinois College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Southwestern Illinois College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Southwestern Illinois 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 this moment there is no on-campus housing at Southwestern Illinois College.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Southwestern Illinois 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 data, Southwestern Illinois College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Southwestern Illinois College Location and Maps



Post Address: Southwestern Illinois College, 2500 Carlyle Ave, Belleville, Illinois 62221-5899, USA
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