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Encyclopedia > Southwestern College (California)
Southwestern College
Image:SWC_Logo.gif
Motto None
Established 1961
Type Public
Norma Hernandez
Undergraduates 19,000
Location Chula Vista, Calif. USA
Campus setting Suburban
Athletics 14 varsity teams
Colors Gold & red
Website

Southwestern College is a community college located in Chula Vista, California. Known informally as “Southwestern”, it is the only institute of higher education located in the southern portion of San Diego County. The school also has two satellite campuses, the Education Center at San Ysidro, and the Higher Education Center at National City, along with Crown Cove Aquatic Center adjacent to the San Diego Bay and a further addition planned near the Otay Mesa community. A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant to formally describe the general motivation or intention of a social group or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The term public school has different (and in some cases contradictory) meanings due to regional differences. ... In some educational systems, an undergraduate is a post-secondary student pursuing a Bachelors degree. ... Chula Vista is a city located in San Diego County, California. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 3rd 410,000 km² 402. ... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... The front page of the English Wikipedia Website. ... Administered by The Chancellor’s Office located in Sacramento, the California Community Colleges system consists of 109 community colleges and 72 community college districts in California. ... Chula Vista is a city located in San Diego County, California. ... San Diego County is a county located on the Pacific Ocean in the far southwest of California, along the border with Mexico. ... San Ysidro is a community within the city of San Diego, California. ... National City is the name of several places in the United States of America: National City, California National City, Illinois National City, Michigan National City Corporation. ... San Diego Bay is a natural harbor adjacent to San Diego, California. ...

 Southwestern College's main campus
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Southwestern College's main campus

Founded in 1961, Southwestern College serves approximately 19,000 students annually, while over half a million students have attended the campus since its inception. The college offers approximately 285 associate degree and certificate options and ranks consistently in the top 100 in the number of associate degrees conferred among Community colleges nationwide. The campus is also a feeder school for students hoping to transfer to the two local public universities, University of California, San Diego and San Diego State University, and also many other private institutions. 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... In Canada and the United States, a community college, sometimes called a junior college, is an educational institution providing post-secondary education and lower-level tertiary education, granting certificates, diplomas, and associates degrees. ... The University of California, San Diego (popularly known as UCSD) is a public, coeducational university located in La Jolla, California. ... A landmark architecture featured in the school logo. ...


The college mascot is that of a Jaguar, changed from an Apache amid local and national concerns about using people as mascots. Binomial name Panthera onca (Linnaeus, 1758) The jaguar (Panthera onca) is a large member of the cat family found primarily in the warm regions of the Americas. ... Group of Apaches Apache is the collective name for several culturally related tribes of Native Americans, aboriginal inhabitants of North America, who speak a Southern Athabaskan language. ...


External links

  • Official website

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