Southwest Tennessee Community College

Memphis, Tennessee
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  • Public
    2 year
  • 1:22
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 8%
    Transfer Student Ratio
Southwest Tennessee Community College is a comprehensive public two-year college that serves the diverse population of Memphis and the surrounding Mid-South region. Southwest prepares students through the offering of Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of Science in Teaching degrees and twenty-six (26) Associate of Applied Science degrees and twenty-one (21) Technical Certificates. Located in a major medical and commercial center, Southwest emphasizes nursing, allied health, business and technology programs while also offering a strong university parallel curriculum. In response to emerging areas of community need, Southwest has initiated new programs such as Homeland Security Assessment and Biotechnology.
Over 5,000 courses transfer into Southwest Tennessee Community College
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Overview

Total Faculty 202
Total Enrollment 10,876
Programs 122
Courses 1,462
Transfer Agreements 1 outgoing
Equivalencies 5,362 incoming
8,583 outgoing
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Financial Information

Scholarships and Financial Aid:
Southwest manages the Federal Pell Grant and the Tennessee Student Assistant Award (TSAC). You must complete the on-line Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to apply for either the Pell grant or TSAC.
Tuition and Fees:
Our College offers affordable tuition starting at $177 per credit hour.
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Information for Transfer In Students

Adult Degree Completion Programs:
General Education Core A.A., General Education Core A.S.
Credit for Prior Learning:
Portfolio Assessments, Institutional Challenge Exams, ACE-Military, ACE-Workplace, DANTES/DSST Exams, CLEP.
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Additional Information

Childcare:
Yes
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Transfer Application Requirements

Official Transcripts:
Your high school transcript or equivalent is required, as well as college transcripts from any higher education institution previously attended.
SAT/ACT Scores:
Your ACT score is required if you are under 21. A COMPASS Test Score is required of applicants age 21 or older unless both college level English and mathematics courses have been successfully completed.
Application Fee:
There is a $10 nonrefundable application fee.
Request More Information:
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Southwest Tennessee Community College

Address:
737 Union Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38103
Main Phone:
(901) 333-5000
Email:
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Contacts

Transfer Admission Contact:
Admissions
(901) 333-5924
Transfer Services Contact:
Advising and Counseling
(901) 333-5711
Veterans Services Contact:
Tonya Birdsong
Veterans Affairs Coordinator
(901) 333-4174
tbirdsong@southwest.tn.edu
Adult Learner Contact:
Shawn Boyd
Associate Director, K-12 and Community Partnerships
(901) 333-4208
Sboyd4@southwest.tn.edu

Branch Campuses/Additional Locations

Macon Cove Campus
5983 Macon Cove
Memphis, TN 38134
(901) 333-4000
http://www.southwest.tn.edu/macon/
Union Avenue Campus
737 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 333-5000
http://www.southwest.tn.edu/union/
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Last updated on 7/10/2017 by AcademyOne.