Southwestern College

Southwestern College is a publicly operated and financial supported community college in Chula Vista, California that offers one- and two-year degree and certificate programs. With an average annual enrollment nearing 20,000, the institution is one of the largest community colleges in California.

Southwestern is a feeder college to many public univerities in the area including San Diego State University and University of California, San Diego. Many of the students who enroll at Southwestern College do so with the intend of transferring to one of these two universities upon graduation. In addition to two-year transfer degrees, Southwestern College also offers a variety of career-oriented degrees and certificate programs.

Athletics are a big part of student life at Southwestern Community College. The college participates in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference and competes in football, baseball, soccer, tennis, cross country, track and field, swimming and diving, water polo and volleyball.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (619) 482-6550
Address: 900 Otay Lakes Rd, Chula Vista, California 91910-7299
Institution Type: Public, 2-year
Size: Very Large ( 20,000+ undergrad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Associate
In-State Tuition $ 559
Out-of-State Tuition $ 4,825
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 26 to 1
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Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees CERT AA/AS
Agriculture Operations and Sciences
Floriculture Floristry Operations and Management
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Architecture and Related Services
Architectural Technology
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management
International Business Trade Commerce
Real Estate
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations
Communication and Journalism
Radio and Television
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communication Technologies and Support Services
Recording Arts Technology Technician
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Science
Computer Support Specialist
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences
Computer and Information Systems Security Information Assurance
Data Entry Microcomputer Applications
Web Page, Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Construction Trades
Building Construction Site Management Manager
Building Home Construction Inspection Inspector
Teacher Aide
Telecommunications Engineering
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Biomedical Technology Technician
Drafting and Design Technology Technician
Hazardous Materials Management and Waste Technology Technician
Industrial Safety Technology Technician
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Child Care Provider Assistant
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature
Language Interpretation and Translation
Spanish Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Hygiene Hygienist
Emergency Medical Technology Technician (emt Paramedic)
Health Medical Preparatory Programs
Medical Clinical Assistant
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist Coder
Surgical Technology Technologist
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice Police Science
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology Technician
Forensic Science and Technology
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Administrative Assistant Secretary
Legal Assistant Paralegal
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Humanities Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology Technician
Electrical Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education Fitness
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Physical Fitness Technician
Personal Services and Culinary Arts
Cooking and Culinary Arts
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services
Public Administration
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Science Technologies Technicians
Chemical Technology Technician
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
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