Southwestern College

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Southwestern College can be found in Winfield, KS, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Approximately 1,700 students are enrolled at Southwestern College.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores at Southwestern College. A score between 920 to 1070 on the SAT exam, or 18 to 24 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. We were able to estimate the Southwestern College average GPA (2.89 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. About 50 percent of all students which applied were admitted at Southwestern College, and from those that were granted acceptance about 34 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Southwestern College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Southwestern College was reported as 51.6% in Fall 2020 with over 925 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 18 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Southwestern College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Southwestern College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Southwestern College has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 92.2%
  • 2017-2018: 96.9%
  • 2018-2019: 55.5%
  • 2019-2020: 51.6%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 61.6%

How Does Southwestern College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Southwestern College is ten percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Friends University45.8%
Newman University67.5%
Bethel College-North Newton57.5%
Oklahoma Wesleyan University57.5%
Tabor College55.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Southwestern College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading460 - 530
Math460 - 540
Total Score920 - 1070
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 23
Math17 - 24
Composite Score18 - 24
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