Why Southwest Tech
Located in the beautiful Driftless Region of Southwest Wisconsin, Southwest Tech unites state-of-the-art technology with hometown charm and comprehensive student services. At Southwest Tech, you’ll get the education and support you need to be prepared for today’s in-demand careers!
Top Ten Reasons to Consider Southwest Tech
Southwest Tech has more than 40 programs to choose from! From Ag. Power to Computer Networking, Nursing to Welding and everything in between, we’ve got something for everyone!
- Personalized Attention
Our instructor to student ratio is 15:1. This means you’ll get lots of one-on-one attention from your teachers!
- Results that Pay Off
- 90% of our graduates are employed within six months to a year after graduation
- 98% of our graduates say they are satisfied or very satisfied with their education
- 100% of employers who hired a Southwest Tech grad said they would do so again
- Less Debt
Yearly tuition costs approximately 45% less than at a four year university and our financial aid program works to ensure that every student has the resources they need to be successful.
- Real World Experience
Engage in hands-on learning in our state of the art classrooms and labs from instructors with real world experience in the field.
- Student Life
Get involved and make new friends in our many clubs, take a study break at Charley’s Place, or attend one of the great on-campus events held throughout the year.
- On-Campus Housing
Southwest Tech has apartment-style housing right on campus!
Our Career Coaches can assist you in selecting a program of study, our Counselors and Advisors provide support while you’re in school, and our Career Placement Coordinator can help you find a job after you graduate.
- On Campus Services
From Academic and Support services to on-campus childcare and fitness centers to our Career Connections Center, we’ve got you covered.
- Easy Credit Transfer
Interested in a four-year degree? Start your Bachelor’s Degree at Southwest Tech through one of our Associate Degree or Technical Diploma programs or enroll in our new University Transfer Liberal Arts Degree.