B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    C-
  6. Party Scene
    C-
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    A-
  10. Campus Food
    A
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    A+
Southwestern Adventist University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Adventist
Athletic Division
USCAA
Athletic Conference
Address
100 W Hillcrest
Keene, TX 76059
Website

Southwestern Adventist University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
49%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
780-1000
ACT Range
17-22
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$19,558/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $17,473/ year
  • $30-48k
    $18,378/ year
  • $49-75k
    $21,028/ year
  • $76-110k
    $21,746/ year
  • $110k+
    $24,278/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
94%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.33 responses
86%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.35 responses
74%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.35 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
800Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
63%
Varsity Athletes
9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 23 responses
Report
  • Friendly
    96%
  • Creative
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
69%
Poll
84%
of students say they don't have Greek life.51 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.73 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 23 responses
Report
  • All the above
    39%
  • Friendly
    26%
  • Faith
    22%
  • Loving
    13%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
45%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.21 responses
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I wouldn't choose any other place to get my nursing degree. Program only takes 2.5 years to get your BSN from beginning to the end. Very supportive friends that soon become your family away from home. Also SWAU has a diverse student population that really promotes cultural awareness. Faculty and staff very supportive, helpful, and friendly. Everyone here is like a family!
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Southwestern Adventist University has a unique program where students can learn God's purposes in this world. Also, they have varieties of sports where all students are eligible to participate.
Southwestern is extremely welcoming. The atmosphere is refreshing there. The spiritual experience is like no other. Everyone knows everyone and at Southwestern, you're apart of a great big family. It's truly amazing.