Ivy Tech Community College Southwest

Ivy Tech Community College Southwest

Ivy Tech Community College - Southwest is a public, co-educational, community college system in Southwest Indiana. The Southwest region of Ivy Tech was established in 1968. The main regional campus is in Evansville, but it also has campuses in Princeton and Tell City. Programs are offered at the certificate and associate's degree levels in business, liberal arts, technology, arts and design, and public services as well as others. The schools and colleges of the institution are as follows:

  • College for Working Adults
  • School of Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology
  • School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Fine Arts and Design
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • School of Public and Social Sciences
  • School of Technology

Ivy Tech Community College - Southwest has many clubs and organizations as well as an Intramural Sports League. Some of the student clubs and organizations are the American Institute of Architectural Students, the Human Services Club, the Supermileage Club, Student Medical Assistants Reaching out Together, and the Student Leadership Academy. The college also has a Student Government Association that represents the student body, expressing their concerns and ideas.

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Contacting Ivy Tech Southwest

Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest
3501 First Ave
Evansville , IN 47710-3398
General Phone: (812) 426-2865

Ivy Tech Southwest Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management93business management, accounting technology, accounting and related services
Nursing and Emergency Medicine73EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Engineering Technician64electronics tech, industrial production tech, drafting
Medical Support and Technology62medical assistant, surgical tech, mental health services tech
Construction Trades49masonry, carpentry, electrician, painter, construction manager, pipefitting
Mechanics and Repair45automobile mechanics, mechanic and repair
Office and Administration40executive secretary
Design40design and visual communication, interior design
Education and Teaching31early childhood education
Computer Science and Engineering23computer and info science, information technology
Liberal Arts20liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Security and Law Enforcement18criminal justice and safety
Production Trades8sheet metal tech, cabinetmaking

Number of programs and degrees for Ivy Tech Southwest in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree40028
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years14110
Award of less than 1 academic year273

Ivy Tech Southwest Student Body

In 2007-2008, Ivy Tech Southwest had a total enrollment of 4,848 students (3,455 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 84%
Black 8%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 15%
20-21 16%
22-24 16%
25-29 18%
30-34 11%
35-39 8%
40-49 10%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Ivy Tech Southwest Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 59 %
Part-Time 61 %

Ivy Tech Southwest Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Evansville, Indiana for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Indiana Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Ivy Tech Southwest Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,930
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,879
Books and supplies $ 1,060

Financial Aid:
Ivy Tech Southwest participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 992500)

Ivy Tech Southwest Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2750

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year3$67,43313$63,590
Associate professoracademic year5$56,43014$52,752
Assistant professoracademic year13$51,53212$46,967
Instructoracademic year4$41,48810$40,544
Lectureracademic year1*1*
No academic rankacademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year27$51,92250$51,419

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Ivy Tech Southwest Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Technology

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager
Painting/Painter and Wall Coverer
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter

Design and Visual Communications, General
Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Production Trades
Cabinetmaking and Millwork/Millwright
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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What Sets Ivy Tech Southwest Apart:

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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