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Criswell College

Dallas, TX 4-Year Private

About Criswell College

Criswell College is a private, religous school located in the urban setting of Dallas, TX, less than an hour from Dallas-Fort Worth.

Founded in 1970, the institution currently enrolls around 226 students a year, including 174 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Criswell College's endowment was valued at $23,437,082 in 2021. The school spends $15,723 for each full-time student enrolled.

2021 Admissions Facts About Criswell College

Acceptance rate: 97%

Mean ACT score: 19

Mean SAT score: 1131

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: October 10

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What's the acceptance rate at Criswell College in 2021?

It is minimally difficult to get into Criswell College. Around 97 percent of all applicants to Criswell College are accepted each year.

The mean composite SAT score is 1131. The mean ACT scores is 19.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Criswell College a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Criswell College, around 63 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 13 students who started at Criswell College as first-time freshman, 3 graduate within four years.

Around 31 percent of students who started at Criswell College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does Criswell College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Criswell College a good school for YOU?

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College Info

4010 Gaston Avenue Dallas, TX 75246-1537

Campus Setting: Urban

Criswell College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Criswell College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Criswell College is Continuous processing.

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Criswell College ACT Scores


ACT Range

18 - 20

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

20 and Above


18 to 20


18 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Criswell College is 19. Students with an ACT score of 20 and above have a good chance of getting into Criswell College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 20 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Criswell College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1040 - 1180


Math SAT Range

510 - 560


Reading SAT Range

550 - 660

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1180 and Above


1040 to 1180


1040 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Criswell College students is 1131. Applicants with SAT scores of 1180 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Criswell College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1040 to 1180 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1040 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Criswell College.

Criswell College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Criswell College is like? There are approximately 226 students enrolled at Criswell College, including 174 undergraduate students and 52 graduate students. 63% percent of students attend school full-time.


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