Southwestern Community College

Tuition & Fees $6,560
Student Population 1,547
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $4,738
Graduation Rate 49 %
Students:Faculty 15

Academic Overview

Southwestern Community College is a public, 2-4 years institute located in Creston, Iowa. It is an Associate's - Public Urban-serving Single Campus by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree. The 2021 tuition & fees are $6,336 for Iowa residents and $6,560 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 1,547 students are enrolled.
The salary after graduation from Southwestern Community College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $34,100. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Southwestern Community College are $6,336 for Iowa residents and $6,560 for non-residents.
Southwestern Community College 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at SWCC. The average received amount of financial aid is $4,738 and 45% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 1,547 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Graduation Rate for Southwestern Community College is 49 %
Transfer-out Rate for Southwestern Community College is 19 %
Retention Rate for Southwestern Community College is 60 %
Student Population for Southwestern Community College is 1,547
Student to Faculty Rate for Southwestern Community College is 15 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $4,738 at Southwestern Community College.

Offered Degrees

SWCC offers 36 major programs through online and on-site education where 2 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate70
One but less than two years certificate90
Associate's Degree202

Special Learning Opportunities

Southwestern Community College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. The school provides programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:260)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Southwestern Community College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges