Southwest Tennessee Community College: Narrative Description

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PO Box 780
Memphis, TN 38101-0780
Tel: (901)333-7822; 877-717-STCC; Admissions: (901)333-5172; Fax: (901)333-4503; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Tennessee Board of Regents. Awards certificates and terminal associate degrees. Setting: 100-acre urban campus. Endowment: $61,798. Educational spending 2002-03: $2351 per student. Total enrollment: 11,039. 1,636 applied, 100% were admitted. 8% from top 10% of their high school class, 15% from top quarter, 27% from top half. 1 valedictorian. Full-time: 5,060 students, 65% women, 35% men. Part-time: 5,979 students, 66% women, 34% men. Students come from 14 states and territories, 2% from out-of-state, 0.5% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 55% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 50% 25 or older, 4% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: Common Application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 9/1. Notification: continuous until 9/1.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $5. State resident tuition: $1824 Full-time. Nonresident tuition: $7288 full-time. Mandatory fees: $251 Full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 18 open to all. Most popular organizations: Human Key Society, NAACP, Black Student Association, Honor Society, Collegiate Secretaries. Major annual events: College Transfer Day, International Night, Career Day. Student services: personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Infonet Library plus 4 others with 87,280 books, 10,066 microform titles, 522 serials, 10,588 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $1.3 million. 800 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: See University of Memphis.

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