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Southwestern College - California Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

19,476 students

100% admitted

  • 7,470 full time
  • 12,006 part time
  • 3,515 men full time
  • 3,955 women full time
  • open enrollment

17,435 Undergraduates

$6,608 tuition/year

  • 2,041 Non-Degree
  • $6,608 out of state
  • $46 fees
  • N/A room & board
  • $1,665 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Far West Large suburb
Highest Degree Offered: Associate's degree
Level of Institution: At least 2 but less than 4 years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Melody from Chula Vista, CA
  • 0
  • Southwestern College has an amazing School of Math, Science and Engineering. The faculty at Southwestern College are dedicated to helping students succeed, even during these times of financial crisis. I…

  • Apr-20-2012 Read More
  • Abigail from San Ysidro, CA
  • 0
  • Southwestern has very helpful instructors. It's being really fun because the counselor has help me a lot to get all the classes I need. It has all the classes I…

  • Apr-25-2012 Read More
  • Derick from Imperial Beach, CA
  • 0
  • This school is very much like a highschool, which can be good and bad. For the most part classes are small and you can have personalized attention. But with this,…

  • Jul-26-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

Southwestern Community College District is committed to serving its diverse and multicultural cultural community by providing dynamic, quality education which promotes the personal, career, and educational goals of its members. To this end, the College encourages participation by all to improve the quality of life for individuals.

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Jesus from San Diego, CA
  • Nov-14-2011 I am a current student here

    The main campus for Southwestern College is fairly small compared to the size of a university. Before joining a club or organization on campus I got into a I am going in circles mood, because I was still at Southwestern and still had some ways to go before transferring. Also the large amount of students relative to the amount of classes available can cause for some students to not get in a class, and still be at Southwestern College longer than they should.

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  • 5
  • Mayela Alejandra from Spring Valley, CA
  • Jul-31-2011 I am a current student here

    I have had a very interesting and fun time with all my art classes, I have learned from various professors with different skills and design preferences, also they are very careful with the critics they make about the students works.

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  • 4
  • Beka
  • Nov-15-2010 I am a current student here

    I enjoy being here because the environment is great and most teachers are looking after you. They really want to help. I have had really nice and helpful teachers. I have made great friendships, especially in my music classes. And the music classes are just fun and very insightful.

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  • 4
  • Milton from Chula Vista, CA
  • Jan-25-2010 I am a current student here

    Southwestern has a wide variety of extra curricular activities to captivate ones interest and to secure ones motivation,(swimming, judo, drama, philosophy, soccer, dancing,etc.)there is even a place to wait for classes if you have time to burn. But the campus is small so it gets crowded quickly.

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  • 5
  • Samantha from Chula Vista, CA
  • Dec-15-2009 I am a current student here

    When I first came to Southwestern College I didn't think I would like it at all, but the teachers are nice and all the people I met are just as nice and awesome. The environment is relaxed, lots of trees and grass. They also have a pond with turtles in them.

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