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Southwest Tennessee Community College
Southwest Tennessee Community College 737 Union Avenue Memphis, TN 38103 Phone: (901) 333-5000
  • General Information
    About 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 college provides citizens with an effective teaching and learning environment designed to raise educational levels, enhance economic development, and enrich personal lives.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Less than 1 year certificate
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    Campus Setting
    • City: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 3,064
    Percent Admitted 100%
    Men Admitted 100%
    Women Admitted 100%
    Full Time Retention Rate 48%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Math 375 515
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 14 18
      English 13 19
      Math 15 17
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 17,562
    Native American 68.0
    Asian 391.0
    African American 10,532.0
    Hispanic 250.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 5,830
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates

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