Southwest Institute of Technology (Closed 2014)
- Today's electronic technicians must be professional and capable of applying their technical knowledge and innate problem solving skills in the high-tech work place. Successful electronic technicians must constantly update their knowledge to keep abreast of the rapidly changing field of electronics. With these needs in mind, Southwest Institute of Technology offers a diploma program and a degree program designed to prepare our students to meet tomorrow's challenges today.
|Southwest Institute of Technology||(TX) Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||At least 2 but less than 4 years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Institution Control||Private, for profit||Public|
|College Completion Rate (Year 2013)|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$33,800||$33,800|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2013)||97%||87%|
|Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2013)||$18,000||$9,500|
|Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2007)||$4,417||$3,037|
Source: 2013 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- Southwest Institute of Technology occupies approximately 16,000 square feet of classroom, laboratory and office space. Each program has ample classroom space with additional emphasis placed on the working areas and/or lab for each area of concentration. Each laboratory is carefully designed to simulate actual working conditions. Most classrooms and laboratories are carpeted and all are well lit and temperature controlled. Students work with standard industry equipment, enabling the graduate to be familiar with basic equipment found in the electronics industry. The school facilities can accommodate handicapped individuals with certain physical disabilities. Southwest Institute of Technology offers a diploma program and a degree program designed to prepare our students to meet tomorrow's challenges today. Graduates of the Digital Electronics Technician Program receive a diploma upon successful completion. Graduates of the Electronics Technology Program are awarded an Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS) Degree. Courses offered at Southwest Institute of Technology includes Applied Math for Electronic Technicians, Applied Psychology, Breadboarding and Test Equipment Lab, DC-AC Circuits, Digital Systems, Electronics Assembly Techniques Lab, Biomedical Equipment Technology, Math for Electronics Technicians, Microprocessor, Personal Computer Hardware, Programmable Controllers, Robotics, Solid State Circuits, Solid State Devices, Technical & Business Writing and Telecommunications. The college is accredited to award diplomas and AOS Degrees by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology.
- The nearest community college to Southwest Institute of Technology is Austin Community College District (9.6 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 40,949 students | 9.60 Mi5930 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin,  TX  78752
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Austin,  TX  78728
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Austin,  TX  78758
- 207 students | 16.30 Mi13801 Burnet Road, Suite 300
Austin,  TX  78727
- 20,547 students | 60.50 Mi6200 West Central Texas Expressway
Killeen,  TX  76549
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