A Recipe for Success

Working together, we can make your education happen.

A Land of Surprises

Those who have never lived in Texas may be in for a few surprises their first year on campus.

We're Here to Help

Staff and faculty work daily with students to make sure their stay at Southwestern is one of the high points of their life.

Counseling and Outreach Center

We offer an assortment of tests to assist you in your educational endeavors. And we can help you find a testing center for graduate and professional exams also. Fees apply for many of these tests.

College Admissions tests, including ACT and SAT

College Level Examination Program or CLEP tests

Mathematics Advising Profile, or MAP

Personality, aptitude and occupational tests, including 16pf, MBTI, and COPSystem

Test proctoring services

We also provide alternate date testing for the THEA (Texas Higher Education Association) and LSAT (Law School Admission Test) exams. Information on these exams and the scheduled dates can be found at www.thea.nesinc.com and www.lsac.org respectively. Fees apply for these tests as well.


AP/CLEP Examination Information


Schedule a Test

Sonia Vergel, Southwestern's Testing Administrator, can help you set up a time to take a test. Please contact her at (817) 202-6256 or svergel[at]swau.edu.

Successful Students

Successful students are values driven. 

They model integrity and desire self-improvement. 

They demonstrate decorum and respect for others. 

They are resourceful and take initiative.

They assume responsibility for their actions and they understand their choices will influence others.   

They have a strong sense of personal efficacy and influence.

They are disciplined, focused, able to persevere, and can schedule their time.

They balance their intellectual creativity, imagination, and creativity with care for their health and diet.

Their pride of accomplishment and self-presentation is balanced by their humility and commitment to service.