2012-2013 Application for Admission

Application Information

A message from the campus:

Thank you for interest in Southwest Tennessee Community College.  If you are new to Southwest, after completion of your application for admission, please submit all transcripts, immunization records, test scores, and the $10 application fee.  Please refer to the Southwest Tennessee admissions requirements for additional information. The application fee is not required of students who have previously attended Southwest Tennessee Community College, Shelby State Community College, or State Technical Institute at Memphis.

 

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Last updated: 7/9/2007 8:10AM PST

The Tennessee Board of Regents, with recommendations of Southwest, establishes the admission policies of the college. Implementation of admission policies is the responsibility of administration and faculty of Southwest Tennessee Community College. The Admissions and Records Office is the unit responsible for administering admission policies of Southwest Tennessee Community College. The Admissions and Records Office coordinates both general and program specific admission policies.

The admission policies of Southwest support the mission of the college and are consistent with the educational purposes of the institution. Procedures for implementation of this policy are followed in the admission of all students.

Students may enroll, however, for one term without having all credentials on file with the college. The following requirements are listed in the general admissions policy that is published in detail and are hereby categorized for the convenience of the groups noted.

Requirements for Degree and Certificate Seeking Students

  • This online application for admission
  • $10 nonrefundable application fee (not required of readmitted students)
  • High school transcript or equivalent
  • College transcripts from any higher education institution previously attended
  • Proof of MMR – two doses (if born after 1956 and full-time student)

Note: The following testing requirements may not be applicable to students who are only seeking technical certificates.
  • ACT Test Score (if under age 21)
  • COMPASS Test Score (required of applicants age 21 or older unless both college level English and mathematics courses have been successfully completed)

Requirements for Nondegree Students

  • This online application for admission
  • $10 nonrefundable application fee (not required of readmitted students)
  • Documentation of course prerequisites
  • Proof of MMR – two doses (if born after 1956 and full-time student)

Transient Students

A transient student is one who is enrolled at another institution and plans to enroll at Southwest for one semester and then return to the home institution.
  • This online application for admission
  • $10 nonrefundable application fee (not required of readmitted students)
  • Documentation of course prerequisites
  • College transcript from home institution
  • Proof of MMR – two doses (if born after 1956 and full-time student)

Contact Us

Southwest Tennessee Community College
Admissions, Records, and Recruitment
PO Box 780
Memphis, TN  38101-0780

Telephone: (901) 333-5924
Website: www.southwest.tn.edu

Instructions

To complete this online application, type your answers in the corresponding fields or select your answers from the popup lists (where applicable).

After you complete a screen, click the NEXT button at the bottom or on one of the sections listed on the left column to move to a different screen. Before you are allowed to jump screens, we will inspect your data on the current screen for errors or inconsistencies. If errors or omissions are found, you will be returned to the screen to correct your answer(s). Otherwise, your data will be saved and you will proceed to the requested screen. We also allow you to skip to another screen without your new data being saved. Be aware that if you use the Skip & Jump function on the left column, data on the current screen will not be saved and will have to be reentered prior to submittal.

Once you have completed the application, click the SUBMIT button located on the left column to submit the application.

Click here if you have any technical questions or need assistance with this online application.

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