Southwest Tennessee

Southwest Tennessee

Southwest Tennessee Community College is a comprehensive, multicultural, public, open-access college.  Southwest is committed to meeting the educational needs of individual students, communities, and employers through credit and non-credit instruction using both distance learning technology and traditional campus-based classes. Southwest promotes student success in a supportive teaching and learning environment designed to raise educational levels, promote work readiness skills, enhance career advancement, prepare for university transfer, and enrich personal lives.

In-State Tuition & Fees

9244 Students

Degrees & Certificates Awarded Last Year

Teaching Locations

Location Address City Zip Code
Main Campus 5983 Macon Cove Memphis 38134
Union Avenue Campus 737 Union Avenue Memphis 38103
Gill Center 3833 Mountain Terrace Memphis 38127
Maxine A. Smith Center 8800 East Shelby Drive Memphis 38125
Millington Center 6500 Navy Road Millington 38053
Whitehaven Center 3035 Directors Row, Building 6 Memphis 38131
Fayette Site 121 West Court Square Somerville 38068

Counties Served

Fayette, Shelby


  • Accounting
  • Architectural Eng Tech
  • Automotive Technology
  • Business Management
  • Computer Engineering
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culinary Arts
  • Dietetic Technician
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Technology
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • English
  • Foreign Language
  • General Technology
  • Health & Physical Education
  • History
  • Homeland Security
  • Hospitality Management
  • Industrial Computer Fundamentals
  • Information Technology
  • Landscape Management
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing Cad
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Music
  • Natural Science
  • Nursing
  • Paralegal
  • Paramedic
  • Philosophy
  • Phlebotomy
  • Photography
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Political Science
  • Pre-Law
  • Psychology
  • Quality Assurance
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Speech
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Teaching
  • Utility Technology/Electric
  • Utility Technology/Gas
  • Web Design
  • Web Technology

Student Profile


Full Time / Part Time

Student / Faculty Ratio


Financial Aid

Online Learning

Enjoy the flexibility of learning at home with online courses taught by the same high-quality instructors you’ll find on campus.

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Workforce Programs

Tennessee’s Community Colleges regularly partner with area businesses to create training programs tailored to meet the needs of employers and get you to work sooner.

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Transfer Pathways

Be assured that your course credits will transfer to a state university and allow you to continue your education with Tennessee Transfer Pathways programs.

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Workforce Development Contact
5983 Macon Cove
Memphis, TN 38134
Phone: 901-333-4317

Information Updated February, 2014