Southwest Tennessee Community College Overview
Located in Memphis, Tennessee, Southwest Tennessee Community College is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is Southwest Tennessee Community College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Southwest.
- In 2017-2018, 41% of the faculty were full-time.
Southwest Tennessee Community College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Southwest has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#370||Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Southwest.
Where Is Southwest Tennessee Community College?
Contact details for Southwest are given below.
|Address:||737 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103|
How Do I Get Into Southwest?
You can apply to Southwest online at: www.southwest.tn.edu/ApplyOnline.htm
Admission Requirements for Southwest
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Southwest?
Can I Afford Southwest Tennessee Community College?
Southwest Tennessee Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 4,526 full-time undergraduates at Southwest, 38% are male and 62% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Southwest Tennessee Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||2,760|
|Hispanic or Latino||391|
Over 30 countries are represented at Southwest. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, and China.
Online Learning at Southwest Tennessee Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Southwest has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 56th most popular in Tennessee for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Southwest
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Southwest Tennessee Community College was 1.1%. This is the #1,956 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Southwest regardless of major.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Southwest ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Southwest.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#497|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#497|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Southwest Tennessee Community College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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