Founded in 1964, Southwestern Community College takes pride in a history characterized by community involvement and collaboration resulting in excellent educational opportunities for the people of Jackson, Macon and Swain counties, the Qualla Boundary and beyond. Significantly, these educational opportunities have brought economic, personal and cultural benefits to the region and its people.
Today, SCC offers a wide range of curriculum programs in Arts and Sciences, Career Technologies, College Transfer and Health Sciences, leading to associate's degrees and certificates. In addition, the college provides a variety of Continuing Education courses at various locations throughout its service area.
Accreditation & Licensing
Southwestern Community College – NC is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)