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Southwestern Adventist University

100 W Hillcrest, Keene, TX

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Southwestern Adventist University is a nonprofit private institution located in Keene, TX and provides a large number of educational opportunities for students. The school's Seventh Day Adventists affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's vision. The low student to teacher ratio and access to faculty and teachers are due primarily to the smaller enrollment, approximately 800 students, maintained by Southwestern Adventist University.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Southwestern Adventist University offers:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Education
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Psychology

The school operates under an open enrollment policy, admitting any students that meet the requirements for admission. Submission of transcripts, records, test scores, and personal statements may be requested for certain programs. More information regarding admissions can be found at swau.edu.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is nearly $19,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and as such students should use the school's net price calculator to understand their cost of attendance. Housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is approximately $3,700. Some students at this school may be eligible for financial aid, which is generally offered as grants or student loans.

Students should visit the Southwestern Adventist University website to get a complete list of areas of study, student services, and more.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the candidates Southwestern Adventist University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Southwestern Adventist University is around 790 students. The student body is made up of 99% undergraduate students and 19% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $20,000-$24,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $800 to $960 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid97%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships97%$9,626
Receiving Student Loans77%$6,608
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Southwestern Adventist University may provide services like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

Southwestern Adventist University has an overall graduation rate which is close to 38%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years22%
Graduating in 5 Years16%
Graduating in 6 Years1%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1985)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2009)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Southwestern Adventist University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Philosophy and Religious Studies

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Theology and Religious Vocations

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    Data Disclaimer

    Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Southwestern Adventist University for official up-to-date information.

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    48.51%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    97%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    11:1

    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
    24

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $10,034