Find Your Community

In Chula Vista, in South San Diego and beyond.

Our community goes past the campus green. Southwestern College is a place to learn, grow, and get to know yourself. With more than 50 clubs and organizations led and run by students, and 5 sprawling campuses in Chula Vista, National City, Otay Mesa, San Ysidro and Coronado with areas for you to rest and recharge, becoming a Jaguar is your way in to an authentic college experience.

I am so grateful to my theatre professors. From them, I learned to own a character. I learned to be prepared. I learned how to develop my creativity. Without them, I wouldn’t be who I am as an actor, as a theatre student or as a human being.

Cynthia Ochoa, Theatre Arts Major

FInd Your Way

Into college. Into classes you love. At a school that has your back.

Deciding where to go to college is hard. You have choices to make, and deadlines to make them in. Our staff and faculty make it easy, from online classes to financial aid, so getting your foot in the door to college is quick, simple, and exciting. Plus Southwestern College offers much more.

Find Your Footing

Southwestern College awards more financial aid than any other community college in the region.

  • More than 75 percent of our students qualify to have their tuition waived.
  • Processing time has been cut in half — down to one to two weeks.
  • Southwestern College awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships last academic year.
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Find Your Next Steps

We get it – We may not be where your educational goals end. What we are is the launching pad to your potential. Whether your goal is to get an AA, transfer to a four-year university, or simply professional development, we’ll help get you in, out, and onto your future.

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