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Southwestern Community College

Creston, Iowa


Southwestern Community College

Public 2-4 Year

Estimated Cost

In state
Out of State


Financial Aid



1,000 - 4,999

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About Southwestern Community College

Southwestern Community College (SWCC, also pronounced "swick") is a public two-year community college with its main campus in Creston, Iowa, the county seat of Union County. It also has centers in Red Oak, Iowa, and Osceola, Iowa. In addition to an arts and sciences program, SWCC offers a variety of career and technical education degrees and certificates.


Located in Creston, Iowa.

1501 West Townline Street, Creston, IA, 50801, Union County

Southwestern Community College Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2022 Best Colleges in America

#3318 of 6828

2022 Best Colleges in Iowa

#75 of 88

2022 Best Public Colleges in Iowa

#18 of 19

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at Southwestern Community College is Liberal Arts followed by Medical, Construction Trades, Precision Production and Mechanic/Repair Tech.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Southwestern Community College within four or six years.

Notable Alumni