Southwestern College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Southwestern College
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Southwestern College and can I get accepted? The school has a 97% acceptance rate ranking it #24 in Kansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 496 out of 512 applicants were admitted making Southwestern College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. Southwestern College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 38% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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Southwestern College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT25%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||460|
|SAT Math 25th||460|
|SAT Composite 25th||920|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||540|
|SAT Composite 75th||1110|
|Average SAT Score||1020|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Southwestern College?
Southwestern College typically requires applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 820. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. The school ranks #15 in Kansas for highest average SAT composite score. 25 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1110 and Above||Good||>98%|
|1015 to 1110||Avg +||97%-98%|
|920 to 1015||Avg -||95%-97%|
|825 to 920||Reach||92%-95%|
|Less than 825||Low||<92%|
Southwestern College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT82%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||22|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||20|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Southwestern College?
Admission data indicates that Southwestern College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #17 in Kansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 82 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southwestern College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>98%|
|20 to 23||Avg +||97%-98%|
|18 to 20||Avg -||95%-97%|
|16 to 18||Reach||93%-95%|
|Less than 16||Low||<93%|
Avg. High School GPA3.44
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into Southwestern College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Southwestern College was 3.44 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #7 in Kansas for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.44 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Southwestern College accepts 97% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||22%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||19%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||11%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||17%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||2%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
83% of Southwestern College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||21%|
|Top 25% of class||44%|
|Top 50% of class||83%|
|Bottom 50% of class||17%|
|Bottom 25% of class||6%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||37%||39%||38%|
Applications are DueAug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply233
Applicants have 233 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Southwestern College before the Aug 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Southwestern College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=155900 IPEDS survey data for Southwestern College.
Frequently Asked Questions
25% of students submit their SAT scores to Southwestern College. 82% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
97% of those who apply are granted admission to Southwestern College. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1110. 25% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.