Southwestern Assemblies of God University

1200 Sycamore St, Waxahachie, United States
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Overview of Southwestern Assemblies of God University

About this school

Southwestern Assemblies of God University, founded in 1931, is a church-affiliated, multipurpose university. Its 70-acre campus is located in Waxahachie, 15 miles south of downtown Dallas.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,790
    • Men:853 (47.7%)
    • Women:937 (52.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Southwestern Assemblies of God University is noncompetitive: virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
-
Mathematics
-
-
Science
-
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 1
SAT Only
Considered if submitted
August 1
ACT Only
Recommended
August 1
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Not used if submitted
August 1
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component required
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1200 Sycamore Street
City, State, Zip
Waxahachie, TX  75165-5735
Phone
(972) 937-7248
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
-
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
97% of 515 applicants were admitted
Women
97% of 272 applicants were admitted
Men
98% of 243 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
247 (93%) of 265 admitted students enrolled
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
460-540 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
470-560 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
18-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $20,952 (63.9170225747407%)
  • Room & Board: - $7,500 (22.87980475899939%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,310 (3.99633923123856%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,018 (9.206833435021354%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Southwestern Assemblies of God University accepts deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1 | Final deadline July 1
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003616
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
313 (50.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
273 (87.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
273 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
31 (11.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$6,135
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 243 (89.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,630
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 247 (90.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,208
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 15 (5.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
242 (38.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,116 (78.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,002 (89.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,002 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
110 (11.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$6,728
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 926 (92.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,511
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 927 (92.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,764
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 40 (4.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
316 (22.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
65%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$13,938
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Business, Communication, Education, Foreign Languages, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, Married Students, Relatives of Clergy, Spouses of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$3,278

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


73

Part-Time Faculty


75

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


30%

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
114,606

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
80
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Southwestern Assemblies of God University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


72.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


Not reported

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (29)


  • Accounting
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Bilingual and Multilingual Education
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Distance learning, Double major, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Divinity, Master of Counseling Psychology, Master of Education, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (11)


  • Counseling Psychology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • History
  • Missions and Missiology
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Religion
  • Religious Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Theology

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


31,091

Nearest Metropolitan Area


70 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Dallas-Fort Worth

Weather


Temperature
32.7 average low in January, 91.9 average high in September
Rain
79 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
30 miles from campus in Dallas
Nearest Bus Station
30 miles from campus in Dallas
Nearest Train Station
30 miles from campus in Dallas

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Lion
School Colors
Purple and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, cheerleading, football, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Southwestern Assemblies of God University offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, student congress, southwestern missions association, street hope, gold jackets, women in ministry

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,492

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,790
Women
937
Men
853

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 3.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.7% Asian
  • 12.7% Black/African-American
  • 16.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 61.5% White
  • 0.3% Unknown

International Students


0.6%

Average Age


Number of Graduate Students


372

Student Resources

Study resources