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.
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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.
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Out-of-State Tuition & Fee Chart
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* 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.
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