Tuition & Fees

$21,564

$21,564

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 842
Declined + 508
Total Received 1,350
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Private (nonprofit)

799

undergraduate students

19

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 818
Established in 1893
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Adventist
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Keene, TX

150-acre campus in Keene (population: 6,293), 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
43%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
62%
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
3%
600-699
25%
500-599
28%
400-499
44%
700-800
3%
600-699
8%
500-599
38%
400-499
48%
300-399
3%
30-36
12%
24-29
25%
18-23
37%
12-17
26%
30-36
3%
24-29
31%
18-23
29%
12-17
37%
30-36
5%
24-29
25%
18-23
52%
12-17
18%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
(may be 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

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 842
Declined + 508
Total Received 1,350

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
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

62%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$18,111

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $20,904
Room & board $7,600
Additional fees $660
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $30,764
Average Financial Aid - $18,111
Total with Avg. Aid $12,653
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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
Director of Financial Aid
valenciad@swau.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
soccer
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Flagball, Floor Hockey, Racquetball, Softball, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

James The (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Mascot
Knights
School colors
maroon and gold

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

818

total students

71%

in-state

29%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

799
students

Female
57%
459

Male
43%
340

2%

19
students

Female
79%
15

Male
21%
4

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

653
students

Female
59%
379

Male
41%
274

19%

146
students

Female
55%
80

Male
45%
66

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
44%
Hispanic/Latino
21%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

52%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

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

92

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

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

  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • On-campus job interviews

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

Jason Kowarsch
International Student Advisor
817 202-6285
intadm@swau.edu

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