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About Southwestern College

Southwestern College is a private, religious school that was founded in 1885. It is slightly difficult to get into Southwestern College. The institution enrolls around 1,413 students a year, including 1,272 undergrads.

Southwestern College does not offer early action and does not offer early decision.

Southwestern College Acceptance Rate

In 2021, Southwestern College accepted 56% of applicants. Last year, 1,403 students applied to Southwestern College and 787 were admitted.

Southwestern College Application Deadlines

August 15 is the final deadline to submit an application for next Fall. All regular decision applicants should hear back from Southwestern College by September 15.

Early Admissions at Southwestern College

Southwestern College does not offer early decision. Southwestern College does not offer early action.

2021 Admissions Facts
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 56%
Average GPA 3.3
Mean ACT score 19
Mean SAT score 999
Tuition $34,750

Visit the Admissions tab above to for more on how to apply to Southwestern College.

Financial Aid at Southwestern College

Southwestern College meets 70% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Southwestern College full-time are awarded $25,029 a year in financial aid, on average.

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

Some aid is available on a 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..

Does Southwestern College Have Dorms?

Southwestern College offers housing for up to 512 students.

The majority of Southwestern College students live on campus.

Moundbuilding Ceremony, Homecoming Week/Service Learning Project, and and Bingo Night are the best-attended events on campus.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Southwestern College.

How Do I Get Into Southwestern College?

Southwestern College is considered slightly 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. The average high school GPA for a student at Southwestern College is 3.3 /4.0. The mean SAT scores for students who get into Southwestern College is 999. The mean ACT scores is 19.

Does Southwestern College Require the ACT or SAT?

Southwestern College 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, 22% submitted the SAT. 60% submitted the ACT.

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

Is Southwestern College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Southwestern College

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Southwestern College, around 51% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 123 students who started at Southwestern College as first-time freshman, 38 graduate within four years.

Around 38% of students who started at Southwestern College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

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. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $36,265 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Southwestern College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Southwestern College a good school for you?

What is Southwestern College's Endowment?

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $25,870,997. The school spends $7,411 for each full-time student enrolled.

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Where is Southwestern College Located?

Southwestern College is located in the small town setting of Winfield, Kansas , less than an hour from Wichita.

If you want to see Southwestern College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 35 to Winfield, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Southwestern College and Winfield are like without leaving home.

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College Info

100 College Street Winfield, KS 67156-2499

Campus Setting: Small Town

Southwestern College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 26

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 26

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Southwestern College is Aug 26.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Southwestern College is Aug 26.

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


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Southwestern College ACT Scores


ACT Range

17 - 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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22 and Above


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Southwestern College is 19. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Southwestern College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Southwestern College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

910 - 1090


Math SAT Range

440 - 540


Reading SAT Range

430 - 550

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1090 and Above


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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Southwestern College students is 999. Applicants with SAT scores of 1090 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Southwestern College, while applicants with SAT scores between 910 to 1090 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 910 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Southwestern College.

Southwestern College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Southwestern College is like? There are approximately 1,413 students enrolled at Southwestern College, including 1,272 undergraduate students and 141 graduate students. 56% percent of students attend school full-time, 30% percent are from KS and 70% percent of students are from other states.


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