|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
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How hard is it to get into Southwestern College and can I get accepted? The school has a 52% acceptance rate ranking it #7 in Kansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 477 out of 925 applicants were admitted making Southwestern College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very 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 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Southwestern College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|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||530|
|SAT Math 75th||540|
|SAT Composite 75th||1070|
|Average SAT Score||1000|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Southwestern College?
Southwestern College typically prefers 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 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. The school ranks #13 in Kansas for highest average SAT composite score. 20 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1070 and Above||Good||>65%|
|995 to 1070||Avg +||52%-65%|
|920 to 995||Avg -||39%-52%|
|845 to 920||Reach||27%-39%|
|Less than 845||Low||<27%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
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 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 in Kansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 77 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southwestern College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>65%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||52%-65%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||39%-52%|
|15 to 18||Reach||27%-39%|
|Less than 15||Low||<27%|
What GPA do you need to get into Southwestern College?
Applicants require 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 GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Southwestern College accepts 52% of students who apply.
|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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
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)||27%||38%||34%|
Applicants have 82 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Southwestern College is $25.
What are the requirements for admission to Southwestern College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor 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.
20% of students submit their SAT scores to Southwestern College. 77% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
52% of those who apply are granted admission to Southwestern College. Admission competition is low and the college has very 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 1070. 20% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 24. 77% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.