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Southwest Collegiate Institute For The Deaf

Overview of Southwest Collegiate Institute For The Deaf

Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf is found in Big Spring, TX. Big Spring is a self-contained town. The school is a public institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Associate's degree at Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf.

Areas of Study

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf is known for its programs in construction trades, office and administration, production trades.

Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf Selectivity

The school accepts all qualified applicants under its open-admission rules.

Student Body

Students numbered 119 in 2007-2008 at Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf.

Student Life

The school has a residential or campus feel. Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf

Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf
3200 Ave C
Big Spring , TX 79720-7298
General Phone: (432) 264-3700
http://www.howardcollege.edu/swcid/

Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts10sign language translation, general studies, humanities
Office and Administration6administrative assistant, office data entry
Production Trades3welding
Construction Trades3property management
Media1printing equipment operation
Computer Science and Engineering1computer and info science
Business and Management0business
Mechanics and Repair0automobile mechanics
Medical Support and Technology0dental lab tech

Number of programs and degrees for Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years58
Associate's degree117
Award of less than 1 academic year82

Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf Student Body

In 2007-2008, Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf had a total enrollment of 119 students (105 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 57%
Black 10%
Hispanic 26%
Asian 6%
American Indian 1%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 30%
20-21 26%
22-24 17%
25-29 13%
30-34 3%
40-49 6%
50-64 3%

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

ResidencePercent
Texas59%
New Mexico7%
Arizona5%
Florida4%
Missouri4%
Delaware4%
Arkansas2%
Washington2%
California2%
Oregon2%
Oklahoma2%
Colorado2%
Nevada2%
Indiana2%
Georgia2%
Nebraska2%

Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 62 %
Part-Time 25 %

Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf Room and Board (2007)

Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf offers campus housing for 104 of its 105 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,072
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,962
Room and board $ 5,093
Room charge $ 1,000
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,000
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 2,330

Financial Aid:
Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 357401)

Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Media
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

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Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf Highlights

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What Sets Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf Apart:

CategoryTrophy 
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
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% of degrees in production trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf % of degrees in production trades
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf % of degrees in office and administration
% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf % of degrees in construction trades
Male % of student body
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 20%Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf Male % of student body

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
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
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan

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