SCU Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Southwestern Christian University
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into SCU and can I get accepted? The school has a 80% acceptance rate ranking it #17 in Oklahoma for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 456 out of 569 applicants were admitted making Southwestern Christian University 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 76 percent. Southwestern Christian University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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SCU SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT15%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||450|
|SAT Math 25th||440|
|SAT Composite 25th||900|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||540|
|SAT Math 75th||540|
|SAT Composite 75th||1080|
|Average SAT Score||990|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Southwestern Christian University?
Southwestern Christian University typically requires applicants to be in the top 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 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 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 990 out of 1600. The school ranks #12 in Oklahoma for highest average SAT composite score. 15 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|
|1080 and Above||Good||>87%|
|990 to 1080||Avg +||80%-87%|
|900 to 990||Avg -||70%-80%|
|810 to 900||Reach||58%-70%|
|Less than 810||Low||<58%|
SCU ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT53%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||14|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||21|
|ACT Math 75th||20|
|ACT Composite 75th||21|
|Average ACT Score||18|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into SCU?
Admission data indicates that SCU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #17 in Oklahoma for highest average ACT composite score. 53 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southwestern Christian University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|21 and Above||Good||>88%|
|18 to 21||Avg +||80%-88%|
|16 to 18||Avg -||72%-80%|
|14 to 16||Reach||63%-72%|
|Less than 14||Low||<63%|
Avg. High School GPA2.99*
Typical High School GradesB-
You can get into Southwestern Christian University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Southwestern Christian University was 2.99 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #19 in Oklahoma for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 2.99 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as SCU accepts 80% of all applicants.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||25%||37%||32%|
What are the requirements for admission to Southwestern Christian University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|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=207856 IPEDS survey data for Southwestern Christian University.
Frequently Asked Questions
15% of students submit their SAT scores to SCU. 53% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
80% of those who apply are granted admission to SCU. 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 900 and 1080. 15% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.