|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||Southern Baptist|
|Student to faculty ratio||15:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,098 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Southwest Baptist University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,820 applications and 1,632 students were granted admission. Southwest Baptist University is at the #88 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 90% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 5% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||860 to 1100|
|ACT||19 to 25|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Southwest Baptist University's tuition was $21,600 for all students regardless of residency (19.4% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Southwest Baptist University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 46% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,362 (which is 0.9% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Southwest Baptist University in 2016-2017, was 294, which is 67% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,815 (which is 15.6% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Southwest Baptist University has enrolled a total of 3,691 students (2,159 students full-time and 1,532 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,691 students, 273 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 37% men and 63% women and 2,973 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 718 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 400 students for distance studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 20%
Black/African American: 4%
Two or more races: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Southwest Baptist University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||62%||974||117|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||1%||21|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||1%||18|
|Mathematics And Statistics||1%||18|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||1%||18|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||0%||6|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Southwest Baptist University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Southwest Baptist University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $28,800. Last year, out of the total 972 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 894 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,113 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 946 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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