A Framework for Living

Students at Southwestern are given a framework for living, which they will learn to build upon and design to fit their future during their time at Southwestern.



An affiliation of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Southwestern Adventist University is accredited by:

Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award one-year certificates, associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033 or (404) 679-4500 for questions about accreditation.

General Conference Accrediting Association of Seventh-day Adventist Schools, Colleges, and Universities


International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education
Contact the IACBE at 11374 Strang Line Road, Lenexa, KS 66215 or (913) 631-3009 or iacbe(at)iacbe.org for questions about accreditation.


Texas Education Agency
Contact the TEA at 1701 N Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701 or (512) 463-9734 for questions about accreditation.


Texas Board of Nurse Examiners
Contact the Texas BNE at 333 Guadalupe, Suite 3-460 Austin, TX 78701-3944 or (512)305-7400 or endorsement(at)bon.texas.gov.

National League for Nursing

Contact the NLN at 2600 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037 or (800) 669-1656 or accreditation(at)nln.org.