Information For...High School Counselors

Helping your students find the right school for them can be challenging depending on what they’re looking for. Find out what’s available to our students — which tops 22,000 each fall — when they attend Southwestern College.


Whether your students are ready to start taking college-level courses, just starting to explore what they want to study or are looking more toward a career — we can help them get where they want to go.


College Courses in High School

High School Special/Concurrent Enrollment
With approval from a high school principal or counselor 和 parent, high school students in 10th through 12 grades may be admitted to our concurrent enrollment program. 了解如何.

300+ 项目 to Choose From

我们的 educational offerings are as diverse as all of the students we serve. Explore our 11 pathways 和 see what your students can focus on by attending Southwestern.

Explore 职业生涯 Options

Most of the students who come here need at least some guidance as they consider their future careers. 我们的 职业中心 features advisors 和 resources to help them find what’s right for them.

5 Reasons to Send Your Students to Southwestern

While we could go on with many reasons, here are five things to consider when talking to your students about secondary education:

  1. Excellent 学者: 拥有超过 300+ 项目 to Choose From
    1. A nationally-recognized research program in 制药 & Laboratory Science 
    2. An award-winning school newspaper
    3. A state-of-the-art Center for Recording Arts & 技术 
    4. Nationally-recognized faculty
  2. Affordable for Everyone: 通过 Southwestern College Promise program, students who are enrolling in college for the first time 和 meet other certain criteria can go to college for free for their first two years. 我们的 金融援助 team is here for all students as they make their way through the application process. 
  3. Easy to Transfer: California community college courses are directly linked with the California State University (CSU)University of California (UC) systems, making transfer easier.
  4. 职业生涯-Ready Students: 我们的 职业中心 advisors help students find paths that fit their interests 和 skills, 和 help them start their journeys. Often times, this is straight toward a job. Through programs designed to give students the skills they need, 和 resources our 职业中心 offers, students graduate from Southwestern ready to jump into the job market.
  5. LOTS of Support: Students are so much more than students! They are sons 和 daughters. 妈妈和爸爸. They are working through personal things with friends, family 和 themselves — just like 每一个人 else. That’s why our student support network runs deep 和 wide at Southwestern. Just a few examples include:
    1. Child Development Center:儿童保育
    2. 使成锯齿状的厨房:食品储藏室
    3. 学生权益:欢迎 每一个人
    4. SWC连接: Computer loaner program
    5. Health Services:面对面 & online services
    6. SWC在乎: A hub for many of the resources at Southwestern
    7. 更多的服务