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Southwestern Christian University

Bethany, OK 4-Year Private

Southwestern Christian University Admissions

It is not difficult to get into Southwestern Christian University.

If you are planning on applying to Southwestern Christian University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Southwestern Christian University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Southwestern Christian University's admissions stats.

Southwestern Christian University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.2
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 10%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 90%
Waitlist No

Southwestern Christian University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Southwestern Christian University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action Yes

Considering Applying Early to Southwestern Christian University?

Southwestern Christian University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

Some students apply early to college in hopes that it will help their chances of being offering admission. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of being admitted, since it shows your interest in a school.

➡️ Discover a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Southwestern Christian University Admissions

Is Southwestern Christian University Challenging To Get Into?

Southwestern Christian University is a not difficult school to get into. Southwestern Christian University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Southwestern Christian University **accepted , around 171 .

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Southwestern Christian University, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

Transferring to Southwestern Christian University

Transfer student admissions is not difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Southwestern Christian University

Southwestern Christian University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Southwestern Christian University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating 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 prioritize the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Southwestern Christian University

What does Southwestern Christian University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Class Rank Very Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Geographical Residence Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
State Residency Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with Southwestern Christian University for more information on admission factors.

Southwestern Christian University Application Requirements

To apply to Southwestern Christian University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Southwestern Christian 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)
Other Requirements minimum SAT score of 900 or ACT of 19, top 50% rank in class
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Southwestern Christian University?

Students admitted to Southwestern Christian University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects 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.

Standardized Test Scores

Southwestern Christian 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 2009, 10% of Southwestern Christian University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 90% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

To be most competitive at Southwestern Christian University, you should strive to earn between 15 and 19 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 19 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Southwestern Christian University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 19, and three out of four students scored lower than 19 on the ACT.

A 15 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Southwestern Christian University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 15.

More Information on Transferring to Southwestern Christian University

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Southwestern Christian University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Southwestern Christian University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Southwestern Christian University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Southwestern Christian University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Southwestern Christian University.

Does Southwestern Christian University accept transfer credits?

✅ Southwestern Christian University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Southwestern Christian University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • Life Long Learning Credit

Do I have to submit test scores to Southwestern Christian University?

✅ Southwestern Christian University is not test optional.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Southwestern Christian University?

❌ Southwestern Christian University does not offer early decision.

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Southwestern Christian University Admissions Requirements

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Southwestern Christian University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Southwestern Christian University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Southwestern Christian University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Southwestern Christian University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Southwestern Christian University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Southwestern Christian University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.22. 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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