Located in Big Spring Texas, Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf (SWCID) is a public institution that is part of a self-contained town. It is one of the campuses located in the Howard Junior College network, with other campuses of the school found in San Angelo, Lamesa, and Big Spring as well.
The school, which is located at 3200 Ave C in Big Spring, offers ten degrees under the category of liberal arts, 10 degrees under the classification of office administration, 3 types of degrees in the production trades, and one degree program in computer science and engineering. Degrees are also administered for the areas of media training and the construction trades. Students most often major in such disciplines as:
- Sing language translation
- General studies
- Property Management
- Computer science
- Printing equipment operation
Most students attending the school are between 18 and 21 years of age. The school’s campus, which is remotely located, is home to approximately 140 students. Of that number, around 80 students are registered as full-time undergraduates. For further information about the programs offered at the SWCID campus, contact the school at 432-264-3700 or call Howard Junior College toll-free at 1-866-HC-HAWKS.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $4,000. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- State Residents: $1,900-$2,300
- Out-of-State: $11,000-$12,670
- Part-time students are charged:
- State Residents: $67-$80 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $440-$530 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$9,689|
|Receiving Student Loans||4%||$2,750|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help support students, Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf may provide student services like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Student employment
- Assisting students to find work
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Many community colleges are not only a source of technical or career training but also a stepping stone for students to transfer-out to a 4-year college, therefore we have included both graduation and transfer rates below and how Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf compares against other community colleges in Howard County and the community colleges in Texas as a whole.
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf.