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Southwestern College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Southwestern College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
96.9%
Admission Difficulty for Southwestern College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Southwestern College and can I get accepted? The school has a 97% acceptance rate. 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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
920-1110
Applicants Submitting SAT
25%
SAT Scores for Southwestern College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for Southwestern College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1110
Average SAT Score 1020

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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. 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Southwestern College admission chances by SAT score
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%
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Southwestern College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
82%
ACT Scores for Southwestern College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Southwestern College
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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 82 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southwestern College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Southwestern College admission chances by ACT score
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%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.44
Typical High School Grades
B+

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. 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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Southwestern College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 29% Good
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

High School Class Rank

83% of Southwestern College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Southwestern College students
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%

Admission Statistics

Southwestern College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 184 328 512
Accepted 184 312 496
Acceptance Rate 100% 95% 97%
Enrolled 68 121 189
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 37% 39% 38%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
8

Applicants have 8 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Southwestern College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Southwestern College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Southwestern College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.