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Academic Rigor
3.8873
Dorm Life
1.5455
Food and Dining
3.8400
Bang for the buck
4.3421
Clubs and Activities
3.9750
Greek Life
3.0000
Campus Safety
4.5098
Most Helpful Review for Southwestern College - California
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Michelle from Chula Vista, CA
  • 9 out of 9 people found this review helpful

On my first year at Southwestern College I was in the Transfer Institute Program, which is a one year program designed to increase the number of students transferring to a university. Being in the TI has been a awesome experience and also very helpful. The teachers that I had in the TI were the best teachers that I ever had, they really care about us and our progress.

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  • JESSICA from Chula Vista, CA
  • Jul-27-2017 I am a current student here

    Its a good community college with some good teachers and some not so good. You just have to ask if your lost people are nice. go to Jason's coffee cart if you need some caffeine boost.

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  • Kareena from San Diego, CA
  • Dec-21-2016 I am a current student here

    Southwestern College is pretty much what you should expect from a community college. The staff are always very helpful and are always willing to know you personally and help you with your goals. The students are not the brightest in the world, but they are there to learn.

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  • maricela from chula vista, ca
  • Apr-18-2016 I am a past student here

    pretty decent community college very clean, professors and staff are pretty knowledgeable, offers a lot of different resources to help the students out. there are plentiful numbers of clubs and organizations you can join that is dedicated to your liking. i would rate the swc 8 out of 10 because parking can be quite a hassle to find especially in the mornings.

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  • Californian in TX
  • Jun-09-2015 I am a past student here

    My time at SWC was the best part of my life, so far. Most of the faculty and staff are extremely warm and helpful. The faculty are professionals in their field, so they share a lot of experience.

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  • FB from Chula Vista, CA
  • Jan-11-2015 I am a current student here

    Despite being a community college, this institution provides a plethora of resources to at reasonable costs. The student body and professors alike are very easy-going but extremely hard-working and determined. This school can help anybody jump-start their future, regardless if they are fresh out of high school or returning to school to start a new career.

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  • Amairani from San Ysidro, CA
  • Oct-15-2014 I am a current student here

    I'm studying Criminal Justice and this college have the best Instructors for this major. It may be a small school but it has at least what students need. This school is so practical that has 4 mini campuses.

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  • Kasey from Chula Vista, CA
  • Oct-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Relatively good programs, excellent Music, Journalism, and Dental Hygiene programs. Southwestern has a beautiful campus environment, complete with a garden. Brand new state-of-the-art football field and Fieldhouse.

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  • Hayley from Chula Vista, CA
  • Jun-04-2014 I am a current student here

    SWC is crowded with not enough parking. Rate my professor is the only way to not get a bad teacher.The cafeteria is bad, but the coffee shop is fabulous.

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  • Venessa from Chula Vista, CA
  • Apr-07-2014 I am a current student here

    This school is a great jumping off point for transfer degrees and further education. The campus is somewhat older, but has a wonderful park-like feel to it, with newer buildings scattered throughout. Overall the professors and staff are top notch and perform their teaching duties well.

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