Southwestern Christian University

Bethany, Oklahoma


Student Population
Southwestern Christian University overview
Location Bethany, Oklahoma
Online swcu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Pentecostal Holiness Church
Southwestern Christian University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Bethany, Oklahoma, Southwestern Christian University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Pentecostal Holiness Church faith. In the most recent statistical year 569 prospective students applied, and 456 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 144 enrolled in the school.  499 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 99 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $12,600 plus fees of $2,480. SCU is ranked 1136 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
Southwestern Christian University overview
SAT 900/1080
ACT 16/21
GPA 2.99
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Southwestern Christian University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,480
Room and Board $7,100
Budget for Other Expenses$1,300
Total One Year Cost$24,680

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$27,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
28% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Southwestern Christian University students
Subject Percent of Class
Human Services 34%
Business 27%
Philosophy and Religious Studies 16%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 10%
Theology and Religious Vvocations 9%

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Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

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Missouri Valley College

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