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Southwestern Assemblies of God University is a private institution that was founded in 1927. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,695, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 73 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Southwestern Assemblies of God University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (West), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $17,830 (2013-14).
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Southwestern Assemblies of God University is a Bible-based institution for theological and professional studies. It is rooted in the great commission of Jesus Christ to "Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation..." and to "make disciples of all nations . . . teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you" (Mark 16:15a; Matthew 28:19, 20), which is the primary emphasis of SAGU's parent body, the General Council of the Assemblies of God. The purpose of Southwestern Assemblies of God University is to prepare undergraduate and graduate students spiritually, academically, professionally, and cross culturally so as to successfully fill evangelistic, missionary and church ministry roles and to provide quality educational and professional Christian service wherever needed throughout the world. Southwestern Assemblies of God University has 7 core values that guide its mission. The core values are the following: Bible-based Education, Pentecostal Distinction, Spiritual Formation, Academic Excellence, Missions-mindedness, Servant Leadership, and Community and Personal Wellness.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Assemblies of God|
When applying to Southwestern Assemblies of God University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. The application fee at Southwestern Assemblies of God University is $35. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 57 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||57.0% 4|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Southwestern Assemblies of God University is 21:1. The most popular majors at Southwestern Assemblies of God University include: Religious Education; General Studies; Business Administration and Management, General; Education, General; and Psychology, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 66.8 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||26%|
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Southwestern Assemblies of God University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,695, with a gender distribution of 48.8 percent male students and 51.2 percent female students. Southwestern Assemblies of God University is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Southwestern Assemblies of God University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health service. Southwestern Assemblies of God University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Southwestern Assemblies of God University, 85 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Southwestern Assemblies of God University.
|Students who have cars on campus||85%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
Paying for School
At Southwestern Assemblies of God University, 84.3 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $4,848.
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|Tuition and fees||$17,830 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$6,944 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data