- Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
- Top Majors: Skilled Trades and Construction, Liberal Arts
- Degrees Awarded: Community
- Type: Public
- Campus Setting: Suburban
- Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships, Loans, Other, Work Study
- Gender: Coed
- Country: United States
- Delivery: Day, Online
- Affiliation: Air Force ROTC
- Religious Affiliation: None
- CEEB: 1057
- IPED: 143215
Southwestern Illinois College serves the more than 300,000 residents of Community College District 522 through campuses in Belleville, Granite City, and Red Bud plus numerous off-campus sites. SWIC offers more than 150 affordable degree and certificate program options – including online and accelerated courses – for students who want to transfer to a university or prepare to enter the workforce.
No matter your age, Southwestern Illinois College has a class for you. Enroll in one of our more than 150 academic programs, take a noncredit course to enrich your life or attend career training to get ahead at work, and you'll discover how SWIC serves you. We're offering more online courses than ever before. We're home to one of only three Green Job Centers in Illinois. We have the largest population of student veterans of all colleges and universities in the state. We're among the best in the nation: Year after year we're in the top 100 of the nearly 3,000 institutions that confer two-year degrees. You won't have to look any further than SWIC to find a high-quality education at a great price, and you can get started right here at swic.edu.