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Colleges / Southern California Seminary

About Southern California Seminary

Southern California Seminary is a private, religious school that was founded in 1946. It is moderately difficult to get into Southern California Seminary. It enrolls around 235 students a year, including 60 undergrads.

Southern California Seminary does not offer early action and does not offer early decision.

Southern California Seminary Acceptance Rate 2016

Southern California Seminary admitted 45% of all applicants in 2016. In 2021, 9 out of 20 total applicants were accepted.

Southern California Seminary Application Deadlines

Early Admissions at Southern California Seminary

Southern California Seminary does not offer early decision. Southern California Seminary does not offer early action.

2021 Admissions Facts
Academic Calendar Trimester
Overall Acceptance Rate 45%
Tuition $15,588

Visit the Admissions tab above to for more on how to apply to Southern California Seminary.

Financial Aid at Southern California Seminary

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do..

Dorms at Southern California Seminary

Southern California Seminary offers housing for up to 12 students.

The majority of Southern California Seminary students live on campus.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Southern California Seminary.

GPA and Test Scores for Southern California Seminary

Southern California Seminary is considered moderately difficult to get into, but how hard a school is to get into depends on a lot, including your GPA, test scores, activities , recommendations and essays.

Is Southern California Seminary Test Optional?

Southern California Seminary does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, .

Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates. Southern California Seminary reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is Southern California Seminary 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 competitive a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Southern California Seminary

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Southern California Seminary, around 29% return for their sophomore year.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Southern California Seminary Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Based on this information, how does Southern California Seminary sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Southern California Seminary a good school for you?

What is Southern California Seminary's Endowment?

As of 2016, the total market value of the school endowment was $115,260.

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Where is Southern California Seminary?

Southern California Seminary is located in the suburban setting of El Cajon, California , less than an hour from San Diego.

If you want to see Southern California Seminary for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 8 to El Cajon, or book a flight to the nearest airport, San Diego International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Southern California Seminary and El Cajon are like without leaving home.

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College Info

2075 East Madison Avenue El Cajon, CA 92019

Campus Setting: Suburban

Southern California Seminary Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Southern California Seminary is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Southern California Seminary is Continuous processing.

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Southern California Seminary Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Southern California Seminary is like? There are approximately 235 students enrolled at Southern California Seminary, including 60 undergraduate students and 175 graduate students. 28% percent of students attend school full-time, 79% percent are from CA and 21% percent of students are from other states.


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