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Southwest Wisconsin Technical College

Fennimore, WI

At A Glance

Main Address

1800 Bronson Blvd

Fennimore, WI 53809-9778

www.swtc.edu

Admission Office

1800 Bronson Boulevard

Fennimore, WI 53809

(608) 822-3262

Fax : (608) 822-6019

studentservices@swtc.edu

Contact : Danielle Seippel

Registrar

Type of School

Small

Public

technical college

2-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Code: 0900

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 1,511

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 64.0%

Average financial aid package : $6,857.00

In-State Tuition : $4,505.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $6,589.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Diploma

Associate

Setting

Rural Community (<2,500)

Rural

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Application rolling begin : Sep 1

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : May 1

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 12 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Diploma, Associate degrees

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

Most Popular Majors

Associates
Health Professions : 38.0%
Business/Marketing : 19.0%
Computer and Information Sciences : 11.0%
Agriculture : 7.0%
Education : 7.0%
Security and Protective Services : 7.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations A
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology/Technician C
Agronomy and Crop Science A C
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production A C
Crop Production C
Dairy Husbandry and Production C
Food Science C

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting A
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping C
Business Administration and Management, General A
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management A C
Office Management and Supervision A

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Support specialist A C
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications A
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design A

Construction Trades
Carpentry/Carpenter C
Electrician C
Lineworker C
Plumbing Technology/Plumber C

Education
Driver and Safety Teacher Education C
Early Childhood Education and Teaching A

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Electromechanical/Electromechanical Engineering Technology/Technician A C
Instrumentation Technology/Technician A

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Child Care Provider/Assistant C

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician A
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist A
Dental Assisting/Assistant C
Direct Entry Midwifery A
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) C
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician A
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder C
Medical/Clinical Assistant C
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide C
Physical Therapy Assistant A
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician A
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician C
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician C
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician C
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology/Technician C

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Golf Course Operation and Grounds Management A

Personal & Culinary Services
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General C
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General C
Culinary Arts/Chef Training A
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant C
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager A

Precision Production
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist C
Welding Technology/Welder C

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Police Science A C
Security and Loss Prevention Services C

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Internships

Accelerated Program

Student-Designed Major

Independent Study

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Extended Class Availability

Distance Learning

Computer Services

250 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Student Center

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Wireless network available

Computer repair service available on campus

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Unique Facilities : disc golf course, shooting and trap-shooting range

Geographic Location : 75 miles west of Madison.

Rural Community

Rural

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 1,511

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 1,511

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 26

Full time students average age : 23

In state students : 86.0%

Out of state students : 14.0%

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 12.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 9.0%

Housing Options

Apartments For Single Students

Wellness Housing (alcohol/drug/smoke-free)

Special Housing For Disabled Students

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $350.00

Housing deposit due : May 1

Housing deposit is refundable in full if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Chargers

Sport Member : NJCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intramural

Intercollegiate

Counseling And Wellness

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Health services

Minority students services

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Women's services

Veteran's counselor

Economically disadvantaged students services

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Pre-admission summer program

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Tutoring

Writing center

Study skills assistance

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

N

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

N

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Basketball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Softball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Volleyball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Other Sports : trap-shooting, southwest tech shooting team


Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $30.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

Total applicants : 937

Admitted : 917

Enrolled : 834

Less selective 98.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Some health care programs require a background check as well as completion of certain coursework prior to program admission.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : No

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

From the college: Students must earn a minimum score of three on AP exams to qualify for credit for prior learning for applicable technical college courses.

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

From the college: Southwest Wisconsin Technical College is aligned with several area high-schools and universities who have built articulation and transfer agreements in order to build seamless transitions for students. For more information, please contact Julie Pluemer jpluemer@swtc.edu or 1-800-362-3322 X2369

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

Calculus AB

3

--

31-804-305 Applied Math (2 credits) 10-804-195 College Algebra with Applications (3 credits) 10-804-107 College Math (3 credits) 10-804-111 Elementary Algebra (3 credits) 10-804-113 Tech Math 1A (3 credits) 10-804-114 Tech Math 1B (2 credits)

All

Chemistry

3

4

10-806-134 General Chemistry

All

Computer Science A

3

2

10-107-191 IT Concepts

All

Computer Science Principles

3

2

10-107-191 IT Concepts

All

English Language and Composition

3

--

10-801-195 Written Communications (3 credits) 10-801-136 English Composition (3 credits)

All

English Literature and Composition

3

--

10-801-195 Written Communications (3 credits) 10-801-136 English Composition (3 credits)

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

10-809-195 Economics

All

Microeconomics

3

3

10-809-195 Economics

All

Psychology

3

3

10-809-198 Introduction to Psychology

All

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 54.0%

% of loans / jobs : 46.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 98.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 94.0%

% Judged to have need : 87.0%

% that were offered aid : 86.0%

% that had need fully met : 5.0%

% of need met : 64.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $6,857.00

Avg non need-based aid : $773.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $4,880.00

Avg need-based loan : $3,356.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : CoraBeth Halverson

Financial aid office phone : (608) 822-2316

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $139.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $208.00

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Deferred payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$4,505.00

$4,505.00

$4,505.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$6,589.00

$6,589.00

$6,589.00

Room and board:

$5,021.00

$7,400.00

$3,000.00

Books and supplies:

$1,800.00

$1,800.00

$1,800.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$2,000.00

$2,000.00

$2,000.00

Transportation expenses:

$1,700.00

$1,700.00

$1,700.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$15,026.00

$17,405.00

$13,005.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$17,110.00

$19,489.00

$15,089.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Required)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Interview

Standardized Test Scores

Students who applied for transfer

Students who applied for transfer from 2 year schools: 41.0%

Students who applied for transfer from 4 year schools: 59.0%

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $30.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $6,589.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $5,021.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $7,400.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $208.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students