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SWIC program ranked 8th in nation

Southwestern Illinois College’s Precision Machining Technology program ranked No. 8 on stateuniversity.com’s list of Most Popular Schools for Machine Tool Technology/Machinist Major & Degree Programs in the nation.

The website stateuniversity.com is a national college and university ranking website that rates educational institutions on a variety of topics including best vocational programs, most affordable tuition and safest campuses.

“It’s exciting to be nationally ranked for our outstanding program,” said Dean of Technical Education Bradley Sparks. “At only $122 per credit hour our program is the best value in the region.”

SWIC offers a two-year, 72-semester-credit Associate in Applied Science degree in Precision Machining Technology. Certificates include: Precision Machining Technology, CNC (computer numerical control) Machining, Mastercam, SolidWorks and Advanced CNC Programming.

The SWIC PMT program prepares students with the skills and experience necessary to enter a variety of machining fields. Students learn to safely set up and operate machine-shop equipment such as lathes, mills, drill presses, grinders and computer numerical control machines. They also learn computer software programs to design parts and create programs for CNC machines.

Southwestern Illinois College’s precision machining program ranked No. 8 on stateuniversity.com’s list of Most Popular Schools for Machine Tool Technology/Machinist Major & Degree Programs in the nation.

“At only $122 per credit hour our program is the best value in the region.” – Bradley Sparks

PMT courses are held at the Industrial Technology Center on the Sam Wolf Granite City Campus. Students train on the latest most advanced equipment from HAASCNC and up to dated technologies used in industry today.

The SWIC program is recognized by NIMS, the National Institute for Metalworking Skills; and PMT students regularly earn medals at the SKILLSUSA challenge.

The website stateuniversity.com ranks institutions statistically based on U.S. government surveys and reports provided by the schools themselves. StateUniversity.com uses many different measures in ranking schools including ACT/SAT scores, student retention, faculty salary, and student/faculty ratio. For more information about the SWIC PMT program visit, swic.edu/pmt. Registration for Spring 2021 Semester begins Oct. 26.

Nathan Elisha Perrin

Congratulations Nathan Elisha Perrin!

Belleville, IL

Nathan Elisha Perrin

In the degree of

Associate in Applied Science in Precision Machining Technology

Dylan Michael Twitty

Congratulations Dylan Michael Twitty!

Belleville, IL

Dylan Michael Twitty

In the degree of

Associate in Applied Science in Precision Machining Technology

Seth Marlin Trask

Congratulations Seth Marlin Trask!

Belleville, IL

Seth Marlin Trask

In the degree of

Associate in Applied Science in Precision Machining Technology

Michael A Torre

Congratulations Michael A Torre!

Belleville, IL

Michael A Torre

In the degree of

Associate in Applied Science in Precision Machining Technology

Cole Alan Tallman

Congratulations Cole Alan Tallman!

Belleville, IL

Cole Alan Tallman

In the degree of

Associate in Applied Science in Precision Machining Technology

Darius D Scott

Congratulations   Darius D Scott!

Belleville, IL

Darius D Scott

In the degree of

Associate in Applied Science in Precision Machining Technology

Charles Edward Rednour

Congratulations   Charles Edward Rednour!

Belleville, IL

  Charles Edward Rednour

In the degree of

Associate in Applied Science in Precision Machining Technology

Austin James Hickam

Congratulations Austin James Hickam!

Belleville, IL

Austin James Hickam

In the degree of

Associate in Applied Science in Precision Machining Technology

Jodi L Griffin

Congratulations Jodi L Griffin!

Belleville, IL

Jodi L Griffin

In the degree of

Associate in Applied Science in Precision Machining Technology