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Southwestern Christian University is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 750 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1946 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Bethany
Southwestern Christian University is affiliated with Pentecostal Holiness Church
At Southwestern Christian University you can receive your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.
SCU implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 15 majors. The most popular concentrations are Theology and Religion, Business, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, and Management. Read the details about Majors
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It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.
The student retention rate at Southwestern Christian University is low at 57% (below Oklahoma average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.
Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
The graduation rate at Southwestern Christian University is below average - 53%. Approximately 19% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.
Student to faculty ratio at Southwestern Christian University is pretty good: 13:1. Find out more details on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries
Tuition and Loans
Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition cost is close to the nationwide median, around $11,200 per year. The additional fees at Southwestern Christian University beyond tuition are roughly $1,600; which comes to a total of $12,800 per year.
Read the details about Southwestern Christian University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans
report for this college.
According to recent data, 440 applications were submitted and 212 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.
This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.
Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Southwestern Christian University in the Admissions and Tests
report for this school.
Opportunities and Services
Southwestern Christian University offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.
There are options for on-campus part-time employment at SCU, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.
Southwestern Christian University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 200 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option.
Army ROTC programs are available at Southwestern Christian University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.
Based on the college crime numbers, Southwestern Christian University seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime
report for this college.
Southwestern Christian University Location and MapsPost Address: Southwestern Christian University, 7210 NW 39th Expressway, Bethany, Oklahoma 73008, USA
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