C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    B-
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Safety
    NG
  5. Student Experience
    C+
  6. Location
    C
Southwestern Illinois College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
Address
2500 Carlyle Ave
Belleville, IL 62221
Website

Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$9,178/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $8,385/ year
  • $30-48k
    $9,365/ year
  • $49-75k
    $11,519/ year
  • $76-110k
    $11,711/ year
  • $110k+
    $11,504/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.36 responses
81%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.32 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.33 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,591Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
26%
Pell Grant
48%
Varsity Athletes
3%
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After Southwestern Illinois College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$26,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
32%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
84%
National
83%

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Southwestern Illinois College Reviews

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If SWIC was a 4-year university I would continue there for my B.S. As a nontraditional student (working married, mother of two) I need flexibility in my schedule and SWIC offered that. I am finding that it is virtually impossible to find a university that offers the programs that I need at times that are convenient or even plausible for a working individual, let alone a mother. I believe that universities should take note of the efficient functionality of the community colleges and mirror them. Our society is constantly changing its' needs and I believe that the community college's have kept up with those needs while universities are stuck in an old mindset and need to come to terms.
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Its a great campus with a friendly community. The services here are great and convenient for students. It's an extremely cheap college as well. The only thing I have to complain about is that the teachers are hit and miss. Some teach you important thing pertaining to the class, some just give you busy work. Do your research before picking classes for the semester.
It is very flexible! The supervisor of my job, which is also where I go to school, creates the work schedules to work around student worker class schedules. Therefore, school and class interference is no issue. I also have time to go to doctor appointments when classes are over for the day.