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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.

Website: www.swau.edu/

Private
Co-ed
799
Undergraduate
Students
(57.4%) 459 Women
(42.6%) 340 Men
19
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
60% of 1,400 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
August 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.30
SAT Math
500 average
450-530 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
520 average
450-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
18-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$33,068
Tuition and Fees
$22,188
Room and Board
$7,800
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
49
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
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Campus Life

Keene Population
6,076
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Dallas-Fort Worth
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
47% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
Knight
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

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
First-Year Students Returning
81.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
77%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
20.0%
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