Chances of getting into Southwestern Christian University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Southwestern Christian University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into SCU and can I get accepted? The school has a 77% acceptance rate ranking it #16 in Oklahoma for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 151 out of 196 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. Of those applicants who were admitted, 88% chose to enroll. This indicates that admission to the school is highly desirable and it may be a primary choice for many students.

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SCU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Southwestern Christian University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 430
SAT Composite 25th 900
SAT Scores for Southwestern Christian University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1220
Average SAT Score 1060

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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 740. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school ranks #10 in Oklahoma for highest average SAT composite score. 19 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 Christian University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1220 and Above Good >85%
1060 to 1220 Avg + 77%-85%
900 to 1060 Avg - 66%-77%
740 to 900 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 740 Low <54%
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SCU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Southwestern Christian University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Southwestern Christian University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 20
ACT Math 75th 20
ACT Composite 75th 20
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 20 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #17 in Oklahoma for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 69 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southwestern Christian University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Southwestern Christian University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
20 and Above Good >85%
18 to 20 Avg + 77%-85%
16 to 18 Avg - 66%-77%
14 to 16 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 14 Low <54%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Southwestern Christian University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Southwestern Christian University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 59 137 196
Accepted 42 109 151
Acceptance Rate 71% 80% 77%
Enrolled 35 98 133
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 83% 90% 88%

Admission Requirements

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

Southwestern Christian University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Southwestern Christian University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education IPEDS survey data for Southwestern Christian University.