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Construction at Southwestern Illinois College

Every construction school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the construction program at Southwestern Illinois College stacks up to those at other schools.

SWIC is located in Belleville, Illinois and has a total student population of 6,906.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Construction section at the bottom of this page.

SWIC Construction Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Construction (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Undergrad Certificate in Construction (1 - 4 Years)
  • Associate’s Degree in Construction

SWIC Construction Rankings

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Construction Student Demographics at SWIC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the construction majors at Southwestern Illinois College.

SWIC Construction Associate’s Program

40% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 60% of construction associate's degrees went to men and 40% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in construction only graduates about 9% women each year. The program at SWIC may seem more female-friendly since it graduates 31% more women than average.


The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in construction at SWIC are white. Around 60% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Southwestern Illinois College with a associate's in construction.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 6
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That Construction Grads May Go Into

A degree in construction can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for IL, the home state for Southwestern Illinois College.

Occupation Jobs in IL Average Salary in IL
Construction Trades and Extraction Worker Supervisors 10,340 $82,570


*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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