Southwest Applied Technology Center

Overview of Southwest Applied Technology Center

Students attend Southwest Applied Technology Center in Cedar City, UT, a self-contained town. The school is a public institution. Southwest Applied Technology Center degrees go up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in nursing and emergency medicine, transportation.

Southwest Applied Technology Center Selectivity

Applicants to Southwest Applied Technology Center appreciate its open admissions policy.

Student Body

There are 584 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). A very high share of students at Southwest Applied Technology Center are male.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Southwest Applied Technology College provides education and job skill training through individualized competency based programs in response to the needs of students, employers and the communities we serve."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Southwest Applied Technology Center

Southwest Applied Technology Center
510 West 800 South
Cedar City , UT 84720

Southwest Applied Technology Center Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine140nursing assistant
Transportation50truck and bus driver
Mechanics and Repair2automobile mechanics
Business and Management0accounting technology
Office and Administration0administrative assistant
Construction Trades0masonry
Medical Administration0medical secretary
Production Trades0welding
Computer Science and Engineering0computer networking

Number of programs and degrees for Southwest Applied Technology Center in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years27
Award of less than 1 academic year1902

Southwest Applied Technology Center Student Body

In 2007-2008, Southwest Applied Technology Center had a total enrollment of 584 students (136 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 73%
Black 1%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 2%
American Indian 5%
Unknown 11%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 83%
18-19 7%
20-21 3%
22-24 2%
25-29 1%
30-34 0%
35-39 1%
40-49 1%
50-64 2%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Southwest Applied Technology Center Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year

Southwest Applied Technology Center Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Southwest Applied Technology Center Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Southwest Applied Technology Center participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 4054300)

Southwest Applied Technology Center Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Construction Trades

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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Southwest Applied Technology Center Highlights

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What Sets Southwest Applied Technology Center Apart:

Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Number of students
(for colleges of its size and type)
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Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Southwest Applied Technology Center Male % of student body
% of degrees in transportation
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Southwest Applied Technology Center % of degrees in transportation
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Top 13%Southwest Applied Technology Center % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 19%Southwest Applied Technology Center Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

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