Southwestern College Promise?
If you graduated from high school this year, you may qualify for free tuition for your first year at Southwestern College.
What is the Southwestern College Promise?
Free Tuition Your First Year
First year of free tuition for first-time college students who meet eligibility criteria (see below).
We are no longer accepting applications for this academic year.
If you're a 2019 High School graduate, come back in January 2019 to apply.
Southwestern College Promise Eligibility Criteria
Other Financial Resources
Southwestern College offers an array of financial aid services to support you throughout your Southwestern College experience.
Fulfilling the Promise Grant
Second-year tuition assistance of at least $1,100 for selected students. Funds are limited. This grant begins in Fall 2019.
Student Success Completion Grant
Up to $4,000 annually in financial assistance for income-eligible students receiving Cal Grant B and enrolled in 12 - 15 units. Funds may be used for books, supplies and/or housing.
Support Services for Your Success
Southwestern College offers a variety of services, including child care
, the Jag Kitchen food pantry
, learning communities
such as First-Year Experience (FYE), Umoja, Bayan and Puente and the Power Study Program
which embeds tutors in certain classes. You can find out more information at the SWC Cares webpage