Southwestern Christian College

  • Southwestern Christian College, founded and sponsored by members of Churches of Christ, is accredited as a four-year (level II), educational college (limited to Bachelor's degree in Bible and Religious Education), with a two-year associate program in the liberal arts. Its purpose is to offer a holistic educational program that will motivate the student to value and achieve academic excellence within the context of commitment to moral and spiritual values; to assist students in making their transitions from high school to higher education on various levels; to assist students in preparation for varied vocations in life; to prepare future leaders for their distinct communities and the world at large. Southwestern Christian College is committed to excellence in education-Christian education. Its primary role in the field of higher education is to offer a quality academic program in the context of commitment to moral and spiritual values.
School Highlights
  • Southwestern Christian College serves 164 students (93% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 61%.
  • Southwestern Christian College is the only community colleges within Kaufman County, TX.
  • The nearest community college to Southwestern Christian College is Eastfield College (22.3 miles away).

Top Placements

Southwestern Christian College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Texas for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Southwestern Christian College(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty19 staff76 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Southwestern Christian College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Southwestern Christian College diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment164 students3,921 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:135:1
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# Full-Time Students153 students1,055 students
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# Part-Time Students11 students2,866 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-252
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% Hispanic
3%
37%
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% Black
77%
13%
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% White
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39%
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% Non Resident races
20%
2%
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Diversity Score0.370.69
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,000$33,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $7,764 is less than the state average of $13,730. The private state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$7,764$13,730
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,250$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,481$5,015
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Southwestern Christian College is Eastfield College (22.3 miles away).
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