Southwestern College at Ft. Riley

Southwestern College Professional Studies provides flexible, convenient classes tailor-made for military personnel serving at home and abroad. Our baccalaureate degree-completion majors, master’s degree programs and certificate programs are designed specifically for Military on the Move.

On-ground and Online Classes at Ft. Riley

With programs offered on-ground at Ft. Riley and completely online in 6-week sessions, our programs are military and deployment-friendly. Southwestern College Professional Studies accepts up to 64 credit hours from your JST transcripts, as well as CLEP/DSST (DANTES) and other accredited, institutional work. As a Top Military Friendly college, Southwestern College Professional Studies offers a progressive transfer policy to make sure credit is given where due! In addition, we offer a military tuition discount available to all Active duty and their spouses, Guard, Reserve, and DoD Civilians.


The Army has changed the way it manages the Tuition Assistance (TA) benefit program for active duty personnel. GoArmyEd is the new online one-stop location for managing your college education and TA benefits. The portal is available anytime…anywhere. Southwestern College Professional Studies courses and programs are included in the portal for easy enrollment and easy access. Visit to set up your personal account, and start achieving your personal and professional goals.

2012 NAIMES Student Spotlight Award

The NAIMES Student Spotlight Award is an opportunity for military learners to demonstrate their academic achievement to the military and civilian educational community through an exploration of how the academic experience has influenced their military career. Award winners will receive a $1,200 cash prize, plus travel expenses (up to $500) to accept the award.
Click here to see the specifics of the award. Applications must be posted online by August 31, 2012. Learners who are currently enrolled in a class at Professional Studies can utilize the Writing Lab in Blackboard for help with the essay for this award. Simply write your essay and then submit it to the Writing Lab for review.

Bachelor’s Degrees

Southwestern College staff is available on-ground at Ft. Riley located in Building 215, Custer Avenue. To learn more, fill out the form to the right or e-mail


Contact Information
7656 Graves Street
Phone: (785) 240-3617

Hours of Operation
Mon, Tues, Thurs – 0900-1700
Wednesday – 0900-1900
Friday – 0900-1500
Saturday – 1100-1500