2023 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$19,847

Net Price

%

Admitted

%

Enrolled

24%

Graduation Rate

11/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Southwestern Christian University

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 482. In 2021, there were 4 psychology and social work graduates.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

4

Total Enrollment

482

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Southwestern Christian University offers General Psychology at the bachelor level.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BS
General Psychology4
Total Graduates4
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 0 students applied to the Southwestern Christian University. The university admitted % and % of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Oklahoma universities is 4,154. On average, all Oklahoma institutions admit 74% and 35% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Southwestern Christian University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 69%. Compared to all Oklahoma four or more years colleges, the percentage is 64%.

The overall graduation rate for Southwestern Christian University is 24%, compared to 43% for all Oklahoma universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare SCU to Oklahoma Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Southwestern Christian University to the average of all Oklahoma four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

SCU

0

Applicants

%

Percent Admitted

%

Percent Enrolled

69%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

24%

Graduation Rate

OK Colleges

4,154

Applicants

74%

Percent Admitted

35%

Percent Enrolled

64%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

43%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 23 or 40% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 35 or 60% part-time faculty members employed at Southwestern Christian University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 23 or 40%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

SCU

11 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

40%

Percent Full-Time

60%

Percent Part-Time

40%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

OK Colleges

17 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

53%

Percent Full-Time

47%

Percent Part-Time

52%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Southwestern Christian University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $14,066, and the average cost for books and supplies is $2,000.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $7,758 and the average cost for graduate fees is $3,822.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Southwestern Christian University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Southwestern Christian University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$8,600
On-Campus Living Expenses$1,800
Total Living Expenses$10,400
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$14,066
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$2,000
Total Undergraduate Expenses$26,466
In-State, Graduate Tuition$7,758
In-State, Graduate Fees$3,822
Total Graduate Expenses$11,580
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Southwestern Christian University is $19,847. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Southwestern Christian University to all Oklahoma universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

SCU

$26,466

Cost to Attend

$10,249

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$19,847

Net Price

OK Colleges

$24,307

Cost to Attend

$9,679

Average Financial Aid

92%

Percent Receiving Aid

$13,740

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 134 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 430 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $10,249.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid430$10,249
Pell Grants205$4,493
Federal Student Loans231$6,715
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Southwestern Christian University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

SCU

430

Grant or Scholarship Aid

50%

Grants or Scholarships

205

Number of Pell Grants

24%

Pell Grants

231

Federal Student Loans

27%

Federal Student Loans

OK Colleges

3,444

Grant or Scholarship Aid

54%

Grants or Scholarships

1,489

Number of Pell Grants

23%

Pell Grants

1,483

Federal Student Loans

23%

Federal Student Loans

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