The Southwestern Difference

Providing an academic, social and spiritual framework for life.

We provide you with the framework, curriculum and learning environment to explore, grow and define your faith.

SWAU Campus Life

Our community is important to us. We're proud to foster a tightly knit community with lasting connections. From our open campus to our diverse student body and staff, you're welcome here.

Outstanding Faculty

Enjoy a close relationship with qualified and approachable faculty members, thanks to our low teacher/student ratio and small-group, collaborative learning.

What INSPIRES you?

Southwestern by the numbers

97%

NCLEX pass rate

100%

of recent grads in biology, computer science, math, education, English, music and theology are employed or in grad school

11:1

student-teacher ratio

News & Events

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Marti Foundation Gives Major Gift to Campaign

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Celebrating the Class of 2017

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ENACTUS TEAM WINS REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AGAIN

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STUDENT FILMS SELECTED FOR SONSCREEN FILM FESTIVAL

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SOUTHWESTERN RECEIVES GIFT TO UPDATE BAINUM FIELD

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MEYERSON CONCERT HIGHLIGHTS WORLD PREMIERE OF ĒRIKS EŠENVALDS’ I BELIEVE

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SOUTHWESTERN ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES GROUNDBREAKING FOR NEW BUILDING

Dinosaur Science Museum

SOUTHWESTERN ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY OPENS DINOSAUR SCIENCE MUSEUM

Southwestern Adventist University

US News ranks Southwestern one of America's best colleges