If you are applying to Southwestern Adventist University, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is August 1 and the application fee costs $25.
The following is an overiew of some of Southwestern Adventist University's admissions stats.
|Southwestern Adventist University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.3|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||55%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||45%|
These are the application deadlines for Southwestern Adventist University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||August 7||––|
Southwestern Adventist University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ See a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Southwestern Adventist University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
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 when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.
What does Southwestern Adventist University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
Make sure to check with Southwestern Adventist University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Southwestern Adventist University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Southwestern Adventist 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||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
Students admitted to Southwestern Adventist University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Southwestern Adventist University does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Southwestern Adventist University 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.
In 2021, 55% of Southwestern Adventist University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 45% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Southwestern Adventist University students scored 530 or higher and 75% of students scored 450 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Southwestern Adventist University students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 450 or higher.
To be most competitive at Southwestern Adventist University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 24 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Southwestern Adventist University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.
A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Southwestern Adventist University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Southwestern Adventist University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 7. Applicants should hear back by September 1.
Transfer students can enroll in Southwestern Adventist University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Southwestern Adventist University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Southwestern Adventist University.
Does Southwestern Adventist University accept transfer credits?
✅ Southwestern Adventist University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Southwestern Adventist University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Southwestern Adventist University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
❌ Southwestern Adventist University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Southwestern Adventist University?
✅ Southwestern Adventist University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Southwestern Adventist University's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Southwestern Adventist University is 60%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Southwestern Adventist University?
❌ Southwestern Adventist University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Southwestern Adventist University? Southwestern Adventist University is a less selective institution. The Southwestern Adventist University acceptance rate is 60%. This means that the institution accepts 60 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Southwestern Adventist University is Aug 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Southwestern Adventist University is Aug 7.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
24 and Above
18 to 24
18 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Southwestern Adventist University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Southwestern Adventist University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 24 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.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Southwestern Adventist University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.3. 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.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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