Southwestern Christian College

200 Bowser Circle
Terrell, TX 75160
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings
  • 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 84 students (95% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 70%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 84 students
  • Private-state tuition: $7,764
  • Student:teacher ratio: 3:1
  • Minority enrollment: 97%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Southwestern Christian College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Southwestern Christian College
(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Theological seminaries and other specialized faith-related institutions
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
31 staff
262 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Southwestern Christian College has declined by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Southwestern Christian College diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 105% over five years.
Total Enrollment
84 students
4,669 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
80 students
1,310 students
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# Part-Time Students
4 students
3,359 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
107 students
344 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
80 students
1,289 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
16 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
4 students
3,151 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
15 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
215 students
252 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
n/a
% Asian
n/a
5%
% Hispanic
6%
46%
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% Black
75%
12%
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% White
3%
30%
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% Two or more races
9%
2%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.42
0.68
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
26%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.48%
2.44%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$24,000
$34,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $7,764 is less than the state average of $14,052. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$7,764
$14,052
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
83%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$9,561
$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,067
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
78%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Southwestern Christian College cost?
Southwestern Christian College's private state tuition is approximately $7,764.
What is Southwestern Christian College's ranking?
Southwestern Christian College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Texas for: Average community college minority breakdown and Percent of students receiving financial aid.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 84 students
  • Private-state tuition: $7,764
  • Student:teacher ratio: 3:1
  • Minority enrollment: 97%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,924 per year for in-state students and $6,229 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,052 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Texas is Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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