Our mission is to prepare you to meet the requirements necessary for success in the global workplace or in a university setting. Whatever your career or personal goals, Southwest is the place to begin. The college offers a firm foundation on which to build your future.We care about your success. At Southwest you will have the opportunity to work with one of the most dynamic groups of professors in the country. In addition, the large variety of programs and classes available at the college makes it easy for you to select one that̠s just right for you.In addition to academics, your college experience at Southwest can have many levels, including participation in a variety of club and organization activities. This, coupled with a breathtaking campus nestled in the foothills of the Clinch Mountain Range, makes for an exciting educational adventure.