If you are thinking about applying to Southwestern College, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is August 22 and the application fee costs $25.
Students who apply to Southwestern College for fall should anticipate a decision by September 15.
Here is an overiew of some of Southwestern College's admissions stats.
|Southwestern College 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.3|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||13%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
These are the application deadlines for Southwestern College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Southwestern College does not offer early decision or early action.
It is not difficult to get into Southwestern College. Southwestern College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Southwestern College accepted 69% of students, approximately 919 from 1,332 applicants.
Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Southwestern College, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is not difficult.
Southwestern College 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 has a different way of determining 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 strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you're strong.
What does Southwestern College 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|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
Make sure to check with Southwestern College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Southwestern College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in 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||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.6|
Students admitted to Southwestern College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Out of all students that were admitted, 71% submitted a class rank. At Southwestern College 13% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 36% were in the top 25% and 70% were in the top 50%.
At Southwestern College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||16%|
|3.50 and 3.74||18%|
|3.25 and 3.49||13%|
|3.00 and 3.24||19%|
|2.50 and 2.9||21%|
|2.00 and 2.49||3%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Southwestern College directly.
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 College does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of 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.
For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Southwestern College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
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:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit • Excelsior College Examinations
Does Southwestern College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Southwestern College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Southwestern College?
✅ Southwestern College is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Southwestern College's acceptance rate?
✅ Southwestern College has an acceptance rate of 69%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Southwestern College?
❌ Southwestern College does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Southwestern College? Southwestern College is a less selective institution. The Southwestern College acceptance rate is 69%. This means that the institution accepts 68 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Southwestern College is Aug 22.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Southwestern College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Southwestern College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.33. 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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