Southwestern College (CA)

Chula Vista, CA, USA
3.08 Average Rating

With a campus located between San Diego and the US/Mexican border, Southwestern College is the only 2-year community college in the southern part of San Diego County. In order to serve this well-populated region, Southwestern offers over 320 degree and certificate programs, including a Horticulture program that studies numerous plants and flowers housed at the nearby South Bay Botanic Garden. Southwestern’s Center for International Studies offers several study-abroad opportunities and recruits numerous students from outside the United States.


Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 2 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
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Key Academic Stats

Total Number of Students
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Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
Student:Faculty Ratio
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

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Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
Students Receiving Financial Aid
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Size of Town
Suburb: Large
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
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What Students Are Saying

3.08 Average Rating
On a scale of one to ten... I would give SWC a 8 points. Everything you need is there. I wish there were more music and dance programs as well as extracirricular ones.
Dyanne from San Diego, CA
A great college with many finacial aid opportunities, and tutors available. Great outdoors, peacful community college and with many activities and school pride. Also many nice helpful staff. I have never been more relaxed in a school before, with great professors.
Beverly from Sandiego, CA

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