Welcome to Southwest Tennessee Community College. The Office of Admissions is here to help you begin your journey to the commencement stage, your dream career and beyond.

Whether you are a recent high school graduate or a veteran of the workforce, our friendly enrollment specialists will guide you through the admissions process to ensure Southwest is Your Best Choice!


Degrees and Certificates

Explore our available degrees and certificates to find the education path that is right for you.

How to Apply

Please select the type of student below that best describes you to find the appropriate admissions checklist. Visit the Admissions FAQs page to view a few of the most commonly asked questions.

New Student

Students who have a GED or high school diploma and have never attended college anywhere. Download the new student checklist.

High School Student

Students still in high school and want to know about programs they can participate in before graduation. Download the high school student checklist.

Transfer Student

Students currently enrolled at another college and want to transfer to Southwest. Download the transfer student checklist.

Non-Degree-Seeking Student

Students not looking for a degree or certificate and want to take a few classes. Download the non-degree-seeking student checklist.

Transient Student

Students currently enrolled at another college and also want to take classes at Southwest. Download the transient student checklist.

International Student

Students who are citizens of another country and want to attend Southwest. Download the international student checklist.

Readmit Student

Students who previously attended Southwest and now want to come back. Download the readmission student checklist.