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Southwestern Illinois College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

13,221 students

100% admitted

  • 5,701 full time
  • 7,520 part time
  • 2,635 men full time
  • 3,066 women full time
  • open enrollment

11,171 Undergraduates

$10,220 tuition/year

  • 2,050 Non-Degree
  • $10,220 out of state
  • $150 fees
  • N/A room & board
  • $1,088 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Great Lakes 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
  • Eric from Troy, IL
  • 0
  • I give Southwestern Illinois College a C. It's a low cost junior college but I am not challenged and the classes are way to easy. …

  • Jun-03-2012 Read More
  • Angry Student
  • 0
  • I'm highly pissed off at the fact that SWIC wants to put random holds on my account as well as delaying my freaking refund check almost 2 months! Then…

  • Feb-24-2014 Read More
  • Heidi from Scott AFB, IL
  • 0
  • i have had my eyes opened to community college through attending swic, which offers a variety of courses in many departments. my classes have been no larger than 30 people…

  • Jan-29-2012 Read More
  • Zachary from Marissa, IL
  • 0
  • southwestern illinois college is a great college because it is cheap and is in close range from the st. louis area. if someone is trying to get their general…

  • Feb-18-2012 Read More
  • Janice from Shiloh, IL
  • 0
  • great education for a great price. faculty and staff have a strong desire for students to succeed. educated, helpful professors.…

  • Feb-24-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 3
  • Preston from Belleville, IL
  • Dec-16-2011 I am a current student here

    It is a nice campus, but I have had a major hiccup in my being here. The main problem being with the metro running through the campus it can bring in people who are not meant to be there. I myself have gotten my book-bag stolen when i had it right next to me, much to my despair. So watch your crap when you go here.

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  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • Aug-29-2011 I am a current student here

    Being at SWIC is quite enjoyable. It is close to home and I don't live on campus. Living on campus is a good experience, but I do believe it can lead to bad consequences and habits. It's more distracting when you are living in a dorm with other people and it's easier to put off homework. Plus the people at SWIC are usually very helpful and nice!

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  • Brittany from O'FALLON, IL
  • May-29-2011 I am a current student here

    I know many students that I went to high school with. I am getting along with everyone and meeting new people.

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  • 4
  • Katie from Collinsville, IL
  • Jan-27-2010 I am a current student here

    I enjoy being at Southwestern Illinois College a lot. The library has plenty of computers and plenty of chairs if you want to read or tables if you want to study. It is always a pleasure to be at school where everything is close by. The college has three buildings and they are very close to each other which makes it easy to get to your class on time.

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