If you are thinking about applying to Southwestern Adventist University, the regular decision application deadline is August 1 and the application fee is $25. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
Southwestern Adventist 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.
Southwestern Adventist University is aslightly difficult school to get into. Southwestern Adventist University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Southwestern Adventist University accepted 60% of all applicants., around 842 of the 1,400 students who applied.
Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like Southwestern Adventist University, MIN Admissions to nursing program is program very difficult.
Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight 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 choose schools that prioritize the areas where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to Southwestern Adventist University must submit the following items. Double check with Southwestern Adventist University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
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|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Southwestern Adventist University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. Southwestern Adventist University does look at standardized tests scores during 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 slightly 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:
DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit
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 are will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
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.
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First-Year 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
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.
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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.
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