Southwestern Christian College

Overview of Southwestern Christian College

Southwestern Christian College is located in Terrell, TX (a town not particularly near any major cities). The school is a Churches of Christ school. Southwestern Christian College is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

Southwestern Christian College is known for its programs in liberal arts.

Southwestern Christian College Selectivity

The school is an open-admission school.


Southwestern Christian College has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

The school had 201 enrolled students in 2007-2008. Southwestern Christian College has a large minority student population.

Student Life

The school has a residential or campus feel. Southwestern Christian College offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. Southwestern Christian College offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

More complete details are provided below.

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Southwestern Christian College
200 Bowser Circle
Terrell , TX 75160-4812

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Southwestern Christian College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts31liberal arts and sciences
Religion and Philosophy8bible studies

Number of programs and degrees for Southwestern Christian College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree311
Bachelor's degree81

Southwestern Christian College Student Body

Southwestern Christian College is a historically black college.

In 2007-2008, Southwestern Christian College had a total enrollment of 201 students (234 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
(Foreign Students) 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 13%
20-21 9%
22-24 4%
25-29 3%
30-34 1%
35-39 1%
40-49 1%

Southwestern Christian College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 51 %

Southwestern Christian College Room and Board (2007)

Southwestern Christian College offers campus housing for 200 of its 234 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Terrell, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Southwestern Christian College Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Years of College Work Before Admittancerequired

Southwestern Christian College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,185
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,185
Room and board $ 3,813
Room charge $ 1,600
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,133
Books and supplies $ 630
Other expenses $ 1,410

Financial Aid:
Southwestern Christian College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 361800)

Southwestern Christian College Faculty

Southwestern Christian College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professoracademic year8$30,3562*
Instructoracademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year9$30,6502*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Southwestern Christian College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):


Southwestern Christian College Degree Programs (2007)

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies

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Southwestern Christian College Highlights

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What Sets Southwestern Christian College Apart:

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Minority % of student body
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% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Male % of student body
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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 18%Southwestern Christian College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

checked Churches of Christ affiliation
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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