Tuition & Fees

$22,188

$22,188

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 850
Declined + 704
Total Received 1,554
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Private (nonprofit)

860

undergraduate students

39

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Elementary Education
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Codes

SAT 6671
ACT 4184

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Location

School Facts

Southwestern Adventist University, founded in 1893, is a church-affiliated, multipurpose university. Its 150-acre campus is located in Keene, Texas, 30 miles south of Fort Worth.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 899
Established in 1893
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Adventist
Accredited by •  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Keene, TX

150-acre campus in Keene (population: 6,440), 30 miles south of Fort Worth. Major airport serves Dallas-Fort Worth; bus and train serve Cleburne.

Southwestern Adventist University
100 West Hillcrest
Keene, TX 76059

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
44%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
64%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
23%
Top 1/2
70%
Bottom 1/2
30%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
44%
400-499
38%
300-399
8%
700-800
2%
600-699
8%
500-599
44%
400-499
38%
300-399
8%
30-36
9%
24-29
23%
18-23
37%
12-17
25%
6-11
6%
30-36
1%
24-29
19%
18-23
36%
12-17
42%
6-11
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
18%
18-23
44%
12-17
29%
6-11
1%
Below 6
7%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 850
Declined + 704
Total Received 1,554

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Extracurricular activities
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Rahneeka Hazelton
Director of Admissions and Records
P: 817 202-6794
F: 817 202-6402
admissions@swau.edu

Financial Aid

63%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$18,100

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $21,528
Room & board $7,800
Additional fees $660
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $31,588
Average Financial Aid - $18,100
Total with Avg. Aid $13,488
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
12 days after the beginning of each semester

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 817 202-6262
F: 817 202-6751

Financial Aid Officer

Duane Valencia
Assistant Vice President for Student Finance
valenciad@swau.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
soccer
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Flagball, Floorball, Racquetball, Softball, Soccer, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Tyler Woodridge (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Mascot
Knights
School colors
maroon, gold, silver and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biochemistry
Biology
Business
Business Administration/Accounting
Business Administration/Finance
Business Administration/International Business
Business Administration/Management
Business Administration/Marketing
Chemistry
Communication/Advertising/Public Relations
Communication/Journalism
Communication/Radio/TV/Film
Computer Science
Counseling
Education/Curriculum Instruction/Reading
Educational Leadership Studies
Elementary Education
English
Exercise Science
Fire Science
General Studies
Health/Fitness
History
History/International Relations/Public Policy
Interdisciplinary Studies
Life Sciences
Mathematics
Medical Laboratory Science
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Physical Education
Psychology
Psychology/School Guidance
Religion
Social Sciences
Social Studies
Sport/Fitness Management
Theology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Elementary Education

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

899

total students

72%

in-state

28%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

860
students

Female
59%
506

Male
41%
354

4%

39
students

Female
51%
20

Male
49%
19

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

83%

722
students

Female
60%
428

Male
40%
294

17%

138
students

Female
57%
78

Male
43%
60

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Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
26%
Hispanic/Latino
23%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

39%

Transfer applicants accepted

52%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Angola
Cayman Islands
Mexico
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Special orientation

International Student Contact

Rahneeka Hazelton
International Student Advisor
817 202-6733
rahneeka@swau.edu

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