If you want to apply to Southwestern College, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is August 26 and the application fee costs $25. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
Students who submit their applications for Fall should hear back from Southwestern College by September 15.
Southwestern College 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 Southwestern College is slightly difficult. Southwestern College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Southwestern College **accepted 56% of students, around 787 of the 1,403 students who applied.
Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like Southwestern College, MIN
Transfer student admissions is slightly 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 put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||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||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Southwestern College must submit the following items. Double check with Southwestern College'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)||2.6|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Southwestern College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Out of all students that were admitted, 75% submitted a class rank. At Southwestern College 5% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 25% were in the top 25% and 64% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Southwestern College, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||13%|
|3.50 and 3.74||15%|
|3.25 and 3.49||21%|
|3.00 and 3.24||22%|
|2.50 and 2.9||20%|
|2.00 and 2.49||4%|
|Southwestern College does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
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.
In 2021, 22% of Southwestern College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 60% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Southwestern College applicants, you should strive to earn between 910 and 1090 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Southwestern College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1090 and 25% of scored lower than 910, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Southwestern College student is 999.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Southwestern College students scored 540 or higher and 75% of students scored 430 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Southwestern College students scored 550 or higher, and 75% scored a 430 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Southwestern College, you should strive to earn between 17 and 22 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Southwestern College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.
A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Southwestern College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
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For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Southwestern College.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 26. Applicants should hear back by September 15.
Transfer students can enroll in Southwestern College during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Southwestern College?
Students who are admitted to Southwestern College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Southwestern College accept transfer credits?
Southwestern College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Southwestern College accepts:
DSST/DANTES Life Long Learning Credit ACE recommendations for credit Excelsior College Examinations
Does Southwestern College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Southwestern College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Southwestern College?
Southwestern College. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into Southwestern College? Southwestern College is a less selective institution. The Southwestern College acceptance rate is 56%. This means that the institution accepts 56 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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
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.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1090 and Above
910 to 1090
910 and Less
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.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Southwestern College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.31. 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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