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Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

The rates for tuition and any required fees published on this page are the current rates in effect at Southwest Virginia Community College. Tuition and related costs are set by the State Board for Community Colleges and are subject to change.

Tuition & fees listed on this page effective Fall 2022.

Download SWCC Tuition Chart as PDF

Low Tuition Rates

Students who attend Southwest Virginia Community College can realize significant savings on educational costs when compared to 4 year or private colleges.

StatusRate per credit hour with fees
Virginia Resident$157.75
Out-of-State Resident$355.35
TPC Contract$237.75

A student fee of $3.75 is included in the per credit hour rate. Of the $3.75 per credit hour, per semester, $2.50 is allocated as a parking fee to support maintenance and other enhancements to campus parking areas, and $1.25 is a student activity fee allocated to support student activities.

In-State Tuition & Fee Chart

The applicant will be required to complete the Domicile Determination Form, which is included as a portion of the College Admission Application, to determine state residency eligibility for tuition purposes. You may also complete a 30 Mile Radius Application  if you feel you meet the eligibility requirement. The tuition rate for 30 mile radius applicants is the same as in-state tuition.

Credit HoursTuition Comp FeeInState Total  
11543.75157.75
23087.5315.5
346211.25473.25
461615631
577018.75788.75
692422.5946.5
7107826.251104.25
81232301262
9138633.751419.75
10154037.51577.5
11169441.251735.25
121848451893
13200248.752050.75
14215652.52208.5
15231056.252366.25
162464602524
17261863.752681.75
18277267.52839.5
19292671.252997.25
203080753155
21323478.753312.75
22338882.53470.5

Out-of-State Tuition & Fee Chart

Credit HoursTuitionComp FeeCapt FeeOut of State Total   
1330.63.7521355.35
2661.27.542710.7
3991.811.25631066.05
41322.415841421.4
5165318.751051776.75
61983.622.51262132.1
72314.226.251472487.45
82644.8301682842.8
92975.433.751893198.15
10330637.52103553.5
113636.641.252313908.85
123967.2452524264.2
134297.848.752734619.55
144628.452.52944974.9
15495956.253155330.25
165289.6603365685.6
175620.263.753576040.95
185950.867.53786396.3
196281.471.253996751.65
206612754207107
216942.678.754417462.35
227273.282.54627817.7

* BUSINESS CONTRACT RATE IS $214.00 PLUS COMP FEE $2.75/CAPITAL FEE $21.00 (TOTAL 237.75)

***MILITARY  IN-­STATE  CONTRACT  RATE  IS  THE  SAME  AS  THE  IN-­STATE RATE

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Please refer to the College Catalog for a full explanation of Tuition & Fees.

College Catalog - Tuition & Fees

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