Southwestern Adventist University

100 W Hillcrest St, Keene, United States
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Overview of Southwestern Adventist University

About this school

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


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:799
    • Men:340 Men (42.6%)
    • Women:459 Women (57.4%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Southwestern Adventist University is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
4
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
4
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
6
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
October 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
100 Hillcrest Drive
City, State, Zip
Keene, TX 76059
Phone
(817) 202-6749
Fax
(817) 556-4744
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 1
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can 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 some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for some 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
60% of 1,400 applicants were admitted
Women
63% of 883 applicants were admitted
Men
56% of 517 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
212 (25%) of 842 admitted students enrolled
Women
111 (20%) of 554 admitted students enrolled
Men
101 (35%) of 288 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.30
375 And Above
20%
3.50 - 3.74
13%
3.25 - 3.49
20%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
24%
2.00 - 2.49
9%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
500 average |450-530 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
8%
• Score 500 - 600
38%
• Score 400 - 500
48%
• Score 300 - 400
3%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
25%
• Score 500 - 600
28%
• Score 400 - 500
44%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |18-24 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: - $20,732 (64.68%)
  • Room & Board: - $7,500 (23.4%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,500 (4.68%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,320 (7.24%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Southwestern Adventist University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003619
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
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
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Humanities, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Married Students, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


49

Part-Time Faculty


32

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


37%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 44% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 30% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 15% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 7% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not 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
125,031
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
275
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 Adventist University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


81.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


37.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (27)


  • Accounting
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Science
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • General Studies
  • Graphic Communications, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Theology/Theological Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Education, Theology and religious vocations, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (7)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Finance and Banking
  • Reading Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


6,076

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Dallas-Fort Worth

Campus Size


150 acres

Weather


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

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
7 mile(s) from campus in Cleburne
Nearest Train Station
7 mile(s) from campus in Cleburne

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, cooperative housing

Students of College Housing


47% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


54%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not 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
-
Mascot
Knight
School Colors
Maroon, gold, and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Soccer
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Soccer
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Southwestern Adventist University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, student association, enactus (to enable progress through entrepreneurial action), education/psychology club, theology club, nursing club

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


653

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
799
Women
459
Men
340

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 4.5% Asian
  • 14.8% Black/African-American
  • 48.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 2.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 23.8% White
  • 1.9% Unknown

International Students


7.9% from 18 countries

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


19

Student Resources

Study resources