Southwest Virginia Community College

Richlands, VA, USA
2.44 Average Rating

Established in 1967, Southwest Virginia Community College is a public, 2-year institution located outside of Richlands, on Route 19 South. Southwest offers over 80 associate’s degree, diploma, and certificate programs throughout its seven paths of study. Students have the opportunity to enroll in online courses not available on-campus through an agreement between Southwest and Northern Virginia Community College. The college provides access to a variety of state-of-the-art facilities and programs, such as the Clinical Simulation Lab and Mobile Center, the  Governor's School for Science and Technology, and several others.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
96%
Out-Of-State Students
3%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Total Number of Students
2,481
Total Number of Undergrads
2,481
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
24:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$6,354
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$4,591
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$10,519
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1200

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
95%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,883
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
95%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,053
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$2,032

Student Loans

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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
39%
61%
Student Organizations
23
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$29,100
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What Students Are Saying

2.44 Average Rating
excellent understanding teachers.
offers some degrees fully online.
if you qualify for the pell grant it more then likely will pay for your whole school year.
Melody from Haysi, VA
Southwest Virginia Community College has provided an excellent stimulating atmosphere for me to succeed in my science studies. I have had more than wonderful instructors in all my courses. The administration and faculty are SwVCC is always so nice and have a smile on their face, they really do seem to care about the students.
Amelia from Hurley, VA

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