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Study at Southwest Virginia Community College

The Southwest Virginia Community College, also known as SVCC, is a community college located outside of Richlands, Virginia, United States. It was opened in the year 1968. The College is part of the Virginia Community College System and serves over 4, 000 students. SVCC offers Associate of Arts and Science Degrees in Business Administration, Education, Management, Liberal Arts and Science. It also provides distance learning education to students all around the world.

SVCC's campus boasts of an active student life. The campus is also home to a football field and track baseball field. The college's athletic department fields numerous men's and women's sports teams.

Profile of Southwest Virginia Community College

Southwest Virginia Community College is located in Richlands, VA (a rural site not far from an urban area). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Southwest Virginia Community College is the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in therapy and Counselling and nutrition and exercise therapy.

Southwest Virginia Community College Selectivity

Southwest Virginia Community College is an open-admission school.

Student Enrolment

The school had 3, 716 enrolled students in 2007. A large number of students at Southwest Virginia Community College are 40 years old or older.

Southwest Virginia Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Therapy and Counselling189mental and social health services
Liberal Arts121liberal arts and humanities, general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine104registered nursing, EMT paramedic
Medical Support and Technology37respiratory care tech, radiation therapist
Security and Law Enforcement27security and protective services
Engineering Technician22electrical/electronic tech, mining tech, mechanical engineering related tech, architectural engineering tech, environmental control tech, industrial tech
Education and Teaching16special Education
Business and Management14business, MIS
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy14occupational therapist assistant
office and Administration11administrative assistant
Media4printing equipment operation, radio and TV tech

Contact: Southwest Virginia Community College

Southwest Virginia Community College

369 College Road US Rt. 19 6 Miles S. Claypool Hill

Richlands, VA 24641-1101

General Phone: (276) 964-2555


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