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.

Find out more about the Southwestern Music Festival!  A world class experience for ensemble & solo performance at the Meyerson Symphony Center.

Outstanding Faculty

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

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Experience the Southwestern difference.

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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SOUTHWESTERN ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY OPENS DINOSAUR SCIENCE MUSEUM

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US News ranks Southwestern one of America's best colleges