Southwestern Adventist University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#6508 of 14,131 In the World
#1768 of 2,597 In North America
#1682 of 2,496 In the United States
#83 of 119 In Texas

Quick Review

Religion
Seventh Day Adventist
Acceptance rate
62%
Average SAT
1000
Average ACT
20
Avg. cost to attend
$20,654 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
745
Graduates
9
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
swau.edu

Southwestern Adventist University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 62% 65% 61%
Applicants 1,342 447 895
Admissions 836 292 544
Freshmen enrolled full time 138 64 74
Freshmen enrolled part time 1 1

64 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
72 or 52%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 900
or below

75% of them
had 1100
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Southwestern Adventist University are 900-1100 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
71 or 51%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Southwestern Adventist University are 17-23 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic 331 (44%)
White 187 (25%)
Black or African American 95 (13%)
Nonresident Alien 38 (5%)
Asian 38 (5%)
Two or more races 35 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 24 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 4 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,654/year
Average aid awarded
$11,152
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $17,143
$30-48K $16,879
$48-75K $19,688
$75-110K $24,518
$110K+ $26,907

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $22,176$22,176
Tuition in-state $22,176$22,176
Tuition out-of-state $22,176$22,176
Fee in-district $660$660
Fee in-state $660$660
Fee out-of-state $660$660

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 340
Combined charge for room and board $7,900
Room charge $3,950
Meal charge $3,950

Southwestern Adventist University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 35
Elementary Education and Teaching 16
Theology & Theological Studies 14
Psychology, General 11
Biomedical Sciences, General 10
General Studies 4 5
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 5
Accounting 4
Business Administration and Management, General 4
Computer Science 4
Education, General 4
Finance, General 4
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 4
Radio and Television 4
Clinical Psychology 3
Counseling Psychology 3
Music, General 3
Religion & Religious Studies 3
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 2
English Language and Literature, General 2
International Business & Trade & Commerce 2
Music Teacher Education 2
School Psychology 2
Biochemistry 1
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist 1
History, General 1
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 1
Grand Total 4 140 10
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 43% 29% 53%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%

Publications & Citations

Publications
34
Citations
865

Publication / Citation count by topic

Biology
11 / 183
Medicine
9 / 74
Environmental Science
9 / 155
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
6 / 58
Psychology
6 / 134
Geology
6 / 153
Mathematics
5 / 153
Paleontology
5 / 144
Business
4 / 450
Virology
4 / 36
Art & Design
3 / 33
Math Teachers
3 / 6
Economics
3 / 518
Nursing
3 / 28
Health Science
2 / 11
Special Education
2 / 26
Computer Science
2 / 46
Genetics
2 / 14
Oceanography
2 / 87
Creative Writing
1 / 31
Early Childhood Education
1 / 22
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology
1 / 35
Ecology
1 / 1
Library and Information science
1 / 22
International Economics
1 / 386
Finance
1 / 7
Anatomy and Physiology
1 / 9
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
1 / 1
Demography
1 / 1
Geography and Cartography
1 / 1
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
1 / 125
Literature
1 / 2
Human Resource Management
1 / 35
Investment Banking and Stock trading
1 / 7
Social Psychology
1 / 35
Engineering
1 / 22
Political Science
1 / 0
Education Majors
1 / 31
International Business
1 / 386
Statistics
1 / 125

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2004 1 2
2005 1 2
2006 3 8
2007 2 9
2008 0 16
2009 1 12
2010 3 25
2011 3 36
2012 3 46
2013 1 79
2014 4 75
2015 4 93
2016 3 99
2017 1 85
2018 4 102
2019 0 118
2020 4 127
2021 2 148

General info

Alternative names SWAU
Founded 1893
Colors burgundy, gold
Academic Calendar August to May
Total FTE staff 143
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address 100 W Hillcrest
Keene, Texas, 76059
United States
City population 6,000
Phone 8176453921

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