General Information About Southwestern College
Southwestern College provides a values-based learning experience that emphasizes intellectual, personal, and spiritual growth. Founded in 1885 by Kansas Methodists and now related to the Kansas West Conference of the United Methodist Church, the college offers both bachelor’s and master’s degrees on-ground and online. Southwestern College: * Prepares students for careers and for graduate studies with courses that foster critical thinking and effective communication and are characterized by meaningful professor-student interaction. * Employs emerging technologies that promote learning. * Strives to live by and teach a sustainable way of life. * Provides preparation for a wide range of church-related vocations and involvement. * Offers programs that embrace prior learning and facilitate career progression for working adults, members of the armed services, and persons in transition. * Affords a residential learning experience abundant with co-curricular activities that build social awareness and interpersonal skills and cultivate an ethos of service and leadership.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Weekend/evening college
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- United Methodist
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- Bachelor's degree
- Postbaccalaureate certificate
- Master's degree
- Town: Distant
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 293 Percent Admitted 90% Men Admitted 87% Women Admitted 94% Full Time Retention Rate 70%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 420 510 Math 430 530 Writing 400 480
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 19 25 English 19 25 Math 19 25 Writing 18 26
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 3,420 Native American 39 Asian 70 African American 309 Hispanic 184 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 614 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 10