Hero Image


Fall Classes begin Aug. 24 Online and On Campus



Latest News

Register NOW
Registration ongoing for spring classes

There’s still time to register for spring semester classes. Spring 2 (7-week term) classes start March 4; Register early and secure your seat now. Stop by our campus locations and speak with an advisor or email advising@southwest.tn.edu. Go, Saluqis! 


Special Events

bmh 0 24
Join us for Black History Month events

The Department of Student Leadership and Engagment is continuing their month-long events and activities for Black History Month. All are invited to attend the events except the tour of the National Civil Rights Museum on Feb. 26 which is reserved for students only. Happy Black History Month! 


2024 Fall Honors Convocation
Southwest honors outstanding students April 16

Southwest will host its annual Student Honors and Awards Convocation, April 16, in the Verties Sails Gym on the Union Avenue Campus. The event recognizes the outstanding achievements, leadership and service to the community of Southwest students. All students, faculty, staff, families and guests are invited. Festivities begin at 3:00 p.m. Come join us as commemorate the success of our students! 



Ready to fill out your FAFSA? We can help.
Ready to fill out your FAFSA? We can help.

If you ready to complete your 2024-2025 FAFSA, we can help. The College is hosting several “Fill Out Your FAFSA” nights in the Farris Building on the Macon Cove Campus. Students must bring a parent or guardian to the sessions to be able to complete the FAFSA application. Advisors and financial aid staff will be available to walk you through the process. This is not an information session. FAFSA Nights are for students and families/guardians who will fill out their FAFSA. For questions, please contact financialaid@southwest.tn.edu.


Why Southwest

7 Locations
take classes day, night or weekends on campus or online
Southwest Community
More than 110 programs
to choose from, including degrees and certificates
for eligible high school graduates and adult learners
98.5% job placement rate
98.5% job placement rate
with 91% working in their field of study
student to faculty ratio
Half the cost
Southwest tuition is half the cost of most state colleges and universities

Why I chose Southwest Testimonials

Quote 1
Quote 2
Quote 3
Blue Campus

We're ready for you. Are you ready to take the next step and reimagine your future at Southwest?