799
Students
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
60
60%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Southwestern Adventist University is a Comprehensive institution located in Keene, TX, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 100 West Hillcrest
Keene, TX  76059
United States
Contact Ms. Rahneeka Hazelton
Director of Admissions
Email: rahneeka@swau.edu
Phone: 817-202-6733

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,400
Applied
842
Accepted
799
Enrolled
60%
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Female Admissions

883
Females Applied
554
Females Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

517
Males Applied
288
Males Accepted
56%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.3
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Required for some programs Interview
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 7th September 1st Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 520 450 610
SAT Math 500 450 530
ACT Composite 21 18 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

20,904
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Fees

660
Full-time student fees
7,600
Room & board
3,800
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Student Body

799
Total undergrad students
8%
International Students
31%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 44.43%
Black or African American 13.64%
White or Caucasian 21.9%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.25%
Asian 4.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2.25%
Two or more races 3.75%
Other 1.75%

Gender

Male (42.55%)
Female (57.45%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Cooperative housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 47%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Mimosa Memories, Student Appreciation Week and Handshake

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Association, Enactus (to enable progress through entrepreneurial action), Education/Psychology Club, Theology Club and Nursing Club

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

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Badminton Checkmark No No
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Racquetball Checkmark No No
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Tennis Checkmark No No
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Faculty

81
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 49
Part-time - 32
Male - 49
Female - 32