Southwest Virginia Community College

369 College Road US Rt. 19- 6 Miles S. Claypool Hill, Richlands, VA 24641-1101
Southwest Virginia Community College (aka Southwest Virginia, Southwest, SVCC or SWVCC ) is a public higher education institution that resides in Richlands, Virginia.

SVCC awards associate's degrees. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the American Occupational Therapy Association - Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education.

Dual credit and distance learning programs are available at this school. They accept Advanced Placement and life experience credit towards completion of a degree.


General Information

Main Phone: (276) 964 -2555 Website: www.sw.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 191
School Type: Public- 2-year Affiliation: None
Size: Small (1,000 - 5,000 students) Undergraduates: 3,245
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 8
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: N/A
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: No
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1


Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 42% Full-time 58% Part-time
Student Gender 41% Men 59% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

94% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
3% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
1% Hispanic/Latino 0% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 1% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 0% $ 0
Local Grant 39% $3,772
Institutional Grant 40% $ 2,110
Student Loans 0% $ 0

Majors & Degrees


Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences 4 13 - - -

Communication Technologies and Support Services

Audiovisual Communications Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Audiovisual Communications Technologies Technicians 2 - - - -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Industrial Production Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial Production Technologies Technicians 1 - - - -

Mining and Petroleum Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mining Technology Technician 1 3 - - -

Electrical Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician 8 7 - - -

Mining and Petroleum Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mining Technology Technician 1 3 - - -

Drafting Design Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cad Cadd Drafting and Or Design Technology Technician 1 1 - - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities 111 - - - -
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies 111 134 - - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Child Care Provider Assistant 5 6 - - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities 111 - - - -
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies 111 134 - - -

Legal Professions and Studies

Legal Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Legal Assistant Paralegal 1 - - - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration 77 38 - - -
Corrections 1 38 - - -

Construction Trades

Electrical and Power Transmission Installers

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrician 40 - - - -

Construction Trades

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Construction Trades 5 - - - -

Visual and Performing Arts

Film Video and Photographic Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Photography 1 - - - -

Visual and Performing Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Visual and Performing Arts 2 - - - -

Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians

Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Technician (hac, Hacr, Hvac, Hvacr)

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Technician 14 - - - -

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 1 - - - -
Diesel Mechanics Technology Technician 1 - - - -

Precision Production

Precision Metal Working

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Welding Technology Welder 9 - - - -

Transportation and Materials Moving

Ground Transportation

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Ground Transportation 1 - - - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services - 4 - - -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Banking and Financial Support Services 2 - - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration, Management and Operations - 4 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting and Related Services - 2 - - -


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