If you want to apply to Southwest Baptist University, the application fee costs $30. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
Southwest Baptist University does not offer early decision or early action..
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into Southwest Baptist University is moderately difficult. Southwest Baptist University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Southwest Baptist University **accepted 73% of students, around 1,144 of the 1,560 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Southwest Baptist University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Southwest Baptist University must submit the following items. Double check with Southwest Baptist University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||3|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Southwest Baptist University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 74% submitted a class rank. At Southwest Baptist University 23% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 47% were in the top 25% and 81% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Southwest Baptist University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||24%|
|3.50 and 3.74||19%|
|3.25 and 3.49||11%|
|3.00 and 3.24||9%|
|2.50 and 2.9||10%|
|2.00 and 2.49||4%|
|Southwest Baptist University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
Southwest Baptist University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 14% of Southwest Baptist University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 83% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Southwest Baptist University applicants, you should strive to earn between 950 and 1128 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Southwest Baptist University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1128 and 25% of scored lower than 950, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Southwest Baptist University student is 1061.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Southwest Baptist University students scored 568 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Southwest Baptist University students scored 580 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Southwest Baptist University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 25 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Southwest Baptist University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Southwest Baptist University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Southwest Baptist University.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Southwest Baptist University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Winter Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Southwest Baptist University?
Students who are admitted to Southwest Baptist University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Southwest Baptist University accept transfer credits?
Southwest Baptist University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Southwest Baptist University accepts:
ACE recommendations for credit
Does Southwest Baptist University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Southwest Baptist University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Southwest Baptist University?
Southwest Baptist University. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into Southwest Baptist University? Southwest Baptist University is a somewhat selective institution. The Southwest Baptist University acceptance rate is 73%. This means that the institution accepts 73 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Southwest Baptist University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Southwest Baptist University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Southwest Baptist University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Southwest Baptist University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1128 and Above
950 to 1128
950 and Less
The median SAT score for Southwest Baptist University students is 1061. Applicants with SAT scores of 1128 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Southwest Baptist University, while applicants with SAT scores between 950 to 1128 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 950 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Southwest Baptist University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Southwest Baptist University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.55. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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