Southwestern Illinois College is ...
NJCAA Division I
High School GPA
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.36 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.32 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.33 responses
Most Popular Majors
Liberal Arts and Humanities390 Graduates
Biological and Physical Sciences322 Graduates
Nursing Assistant204 Graduates
Fire Science and Fire Fighting157 Graduates
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic)114 Graduates
Machine Shop Assistant83 Graduates
Security and Loss Prevention Services77 Graduates
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration73 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
More opinions are needed to display this poll. Take our survey
Southwestern Illinois College Reviews
Review Southwestern Illinois College
The environment and class sizes are perfect for a great learning experience. The professors at SWIC truly want to see you succeed, and help you focus on your goals. They have a huge selection of degrees options, they pair with local universities to make sure credit transfer appropriately. The campus is well maintained and enjoyable to take a short study breaks and sit outside with friends. The food is good and SWIC offers a large variety of breakfast and lunch options. There are also many other food options just a short walk off campus.
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.
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.