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Southwestern Adventist University Admission Requirements


Open Admission Policy

Can I get into Southwestern Adventist University? Southwestern Adventist University is an open admission policy institution. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met. New admission is often granted continually throughout the year. Please consult Southwestern Adventist University directly to learn the specifics of its open admission policy.

SAT Requirements

SAT Range
980-1210
Applicants Submitting SAT
55%
SAT Scores for Southwestern Adventist University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 980
SAT Scores for Southwestern Adventist University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1210
Estimated Average SAT 1100
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Southwestern Adventist University?

Southwestern Adventist University typically requires applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 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 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. 55 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 scores are not required for admission consideration at Southwestern Adventist University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Southwestern Adventist University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1210 and Above Good >74%
1095 to 1210 Avg + 62%-74%
980 to 1095 Avg - 49%-62%
865 to 980 Reach 36%-49%
Less than 865 Low <36%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
45%
ACT Scores for Southwestern Adventist University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Southwestern Adventist University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 24
Estimated Average ACT 21
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Southwestern Adventist University?

Admission data indicates that Southwestern Adventist University 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. 45 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southwestern Adventist University.

ACT scores are not required for admission consideration at Southwestern Adventist University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Southwestern Adventist University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >74%
21 to 24 Avg + 62%-74%
18 to 21 Avg - 49%-62%
15 to 18 Reach 36%-49%
Less than 15 Low <36%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.3
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Southwestern Adventist University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Southwestern Adventist University was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Southwestern Adventist University accepts 62% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Southwestern Adventist University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 24% Good
3.50 to 3.75 16% Good
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 20% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 7% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
56

Applicants have 56 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Southwestern Adventist University before the Aug 15 application deadline.

ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jul 13 Jul 23

Admission Requirements

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

Southwestern Adventist University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Not applicable
High School GPA Not applicable
High School Class Rank Not applicable
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not applicable
Recommendations Not applicable
Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Southwestern Adventist University
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=228468 IPEDS survey data for Southwestern Adventist University.