Southwestern Illinois College

southwestern illinois collegeSouthwestern Illinois College is the sixth largest community college in Illinois with campuses in Belleville, Granite City, and Red Bud, plus 20 off-campus sites throughout the district, including Scott Air Force Base and East St. Louis Community College Center. The college offers more than 150 diverse programs that lead to a bachelor’s degree or directly to employment. The college was founded in 1946 as Belleville Junior College, operating under the jurisdiction of Belleville Township High School District 201. More than 60 percent of the 169 students enrolled for its first semseter were World War II veterans who had just returned from service. n 1965, the Illinois General Assembly passed the Illinois Junior College Act, which created community college districts throughout the state. Read more…

  • Address: Carlyle Ave 2500, Belleville 
  • City: Belleville 
  • State: Illinois 
  • Postal Code: 62221 
  • Degree: Certificate 
  • Avg. Tuition: $8,300 
  • Phone: (618) 235-2700 
  • Website: www.swic.edu