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Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

The published rates for tuition and any required fees 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 are effective Fall 2018.

Download SWCC Tuition Chart Effective Fall 2018 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$156.75
Out-of-State Resident$354.35
TPC Contract$237.75

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 FeeIn State Total
11542.75156.75
23085.5313.5
34628.25470.25
461611627
577013.75783.75
692416.5940.5
7107819.251097.25
81232221254
9138624.751410.75
10154027.51567.5
11169430.251724.25
121848331881
13200235.752037.75
14215638.52194.5
15231041.252351.25
162464442508
17261846.752664.75
18277249.52821.5
19292652.252978.25
203080553135
21323457.753291.75
22338860.53448.5

Out-of-State Tuition & Fee Chart

Out of State Tuition        
Credit HoursTuitionComp FeeCapt FeeOut of State Total
1330.62.7521354.35
2661.25.542708.7
3991.88.25631063.05
41322.411841417.4
5165313.751051771.75
61983.616.51262126.1
72314.219.251472480.45
82644.8221682834.8
92975.424.751893189.15
10330627.52103543.5
113636.630.252313897.85
123967.2332524252.2
134297.835.752734606.55
144628.438.52944960.9
15495941.253155315.25
165289.6443365669.6
175620.246.753576023.95
185950.849.53786378.3
196281.452.253996732.65
206612554207087
216942.657.754417441.35
227273.260.54627795.7

* 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

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

College Catalog – Tuition & Fees

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