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Southwest Tennessee Community College

A Tennessee Board of Regents
Southwest Tennessee Community College

Southwest Tennessee Community College is the comprehensive, multicultural, public, open-access college whose mission is to anticipate and respond to the educational needs of students, employers, and communities in Shelby and Fayette counties and the surrounding Mid-South region. The Memphis-based college provides citizens with an effective teaching and learning environment designed to raise educational levels, enhance economic development, and enrich personal lives. With student success as our number one priority, Southwest welcomes a diverse student population with a wide variety of backgrounds, abilities, interests, levels of education and economic circumstances.

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The Institution
Institution Type: 
Community College
Degrees Offered: 
  • Certificate
  • Associate's Degree

5983 Macon Cove  
Memphis, TN 38134

Phone Number: 
902-333-7822
Phone (Toll Free): 
877-717-7822
Email (Admissions): 
Website: 
http://www.southwest.tn.edu
Tuition & Financial Aid
FAFSA Code: 
10439
Undergraduate Tuition (In-State): 
4,032.00
Undergraduate Tuition (Out-of-State): 
16,608.00
Mandatory Fees: 
315.00
Enrollment
Total Enrollment: 
9,103
FTE: 
6,088
Undergraduate Enrollment: 
9,103
Full Time Students: 
4,989
Part Time Students: 
4,114
Credentials
Associates Degree: 
966
Certificates Awarded: 
362
Faculty
Full Time Faculty: 
188
Part Time Faculty: 
329
Student to Faculty Ratio: 
20:01
Rates
Retention Rate: 
54.2
Graduation Rate: 
10.60
Placement Rate: 
97.00