80%

Acceptance Rate

$7,984

Avg.Financial Aid

003180

FAFSA Code

About Southwestern Christian University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

598

Website

www.swcu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Pentecostal Holiness Church

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Southwestern Christian University is a private not-for-profit institution established in 1946, and the campus is situated in Bethany, Oklahoma. The university delivers high-quality education to the students through innovative learning and research. It is an institution that equips college students for a life of learning, leadership, and empowers graduates to excel and to positively affect their world. The University abides by the values of scholarship, spirit, and service. 

  • The student-faculty ratio is 15:1.

  • The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

  • The total student population at the campus is 598.


Online Education at Southwestern Christian University

The purpose of the online programs at the university is to offer degrees to individuals with busy lifestyles a chance to complete their educational goals. 

  • The degrees are accredited and transfer of credits can be done easily. 

  • Students can register themselves on SWCU online portal for admissions.

  • The University also provides the facility of dorms for out-state students.


Reviews

Some of the reviews about the university from some of its students are

  • The online programs offered by the university is great.

  • The technical support for online students is excellent.

  • The atmosphere of the university is very peaceful.

  • Southwestern Christian University Athletics team named Eagle organizes sports each year that involves sports like soccer, baseball, bowling, cross country, tennis, etc, that also involves SWCU Basketball. In 2014 SWCU Basketball team won the NAIA dunk contest.

Location & Contact

Address

7210 NW 39th Expressway

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4057897661
Fax: 4054950078
Request Info

Rankings

Based on the U.S. News data, the SCU ranks:

  • #23rd in Regional Colleges West.

  • #7th in Top Performers on Social Mobility.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

80%

SAT Range

895 - 1080

ACT Range

16 - 21

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Neither required nor recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

As a student, you may be worrying about your acceptance, let us tell you that the University has an acceptance rate of 80%, that means it is not a difficult one to get in. Last year, over 80 applicants out of every 100 were admitted into the faculty. Academically it has an average requirement for admission test scores.

The SAT and ACT score is recommended for admission at SCU. ACT score should be 16 or above. The average high school GPA requirement is 2.9 or above on a 4.0 scale for the admitted freshmen class, following the rolling admission process.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$13,867

Average Annual Cost

$12,600

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$2,480

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$7,100

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,300

Total One Year Cost

$24,680

The total cost to attend the University is $24,680 annually, it varies depending upon the program an applicant applies for, there are slight variations in the cost of attendance for various programs.

The Net-price to attend the university is $13,867, the average total cost for tuition is $12,600, books and supplies are $1,200, $7,100 for room and board, and $2,480 for other fees. 

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

41%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

61%

Male Professors

39%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

44 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

21 Graduates

Theology and Religious Vocations, O...

18 Graduates

Human Services, General

10 Graduates

Psychology, General

6 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

5 Graduates

Music

3 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

3 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

2 Graduates

History

2 Graduates

Behavioral Sciences

1 Graduates

Philosophy and Religious Studies, O...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

560

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

55%

Full-time

87%

Part-time

13%

Students Gender

Male

56%

US National: 44%

Female

44%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

40% White

2% Unknown

21% Black

11% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

15% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

5% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

33%

Out Of State

56%

In State

11%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$50,467 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 68% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

68%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Regal the Eagle

School Colors

blue, white, and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

10

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by SCU. At SCU, $7,100 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. There are around 55% male and 45% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$24,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$29,300/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$21,500

$43,516

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$223 - 452

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,984

Students Receiving Federal Grants

44%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,582

Students Receiving State Aid

23%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,412

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

95%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,181

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$10,316

$30K - $48K

$11,845

$48K - $75K

$8,765

$75K - $110K

$6,708

> $110K

$4,488

The university is constantly working on helping the students grow. To aid the students and encourage them to pursue higher education, various

forms of financial aid options are provided to eligible students, such as loans, grants, federal work-study, and scholarships.

  • The Federal Aids provided are the Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct Subsidized Loan, and Federal Work-Study.

  • The State Aids provided are Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant (OTAG), Oklahoma Tuition Equalization Grant (OTEG), Oklahoma’s Promise (OHLAP), and Native American Grant.

  • The Institutional Aids provided are Teen Talent Scholarship, Preview Scholarship, International Scholarship, Eagle Merit Scholarship, and Academic Scholarship. 

The Percentage of Aid offered to the students per year at SCU per year is given below:

  • Around 96% of students receive Gift Aid for an average amount of $7,984.

  • A total of 44% of students receive Federal Grant Aid for an average amount of $4,582.

  • An average amount of $3,412 is offered as State Aid to 23% of students.

  • And 95% of students receive Institutional Aid for an average amount of $5,181.

The students who wish to receive financial aid can fill in the (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) FAFSA form with the federal school code as 003180.

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