Southwestern College

Winfield, KS 67156
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Southwestern College is one of the twenty-four private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Kansas. The campus is located in Winfield town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,306 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 189 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 117 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 62%). Every year 41% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Southwestern College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $28,600, and fees were $150. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $28,600 and $150 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Number of Students1,306
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate62%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
07/01/1932 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
10/03/2003 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
10/03/2003 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT840 to 1030
ACT18 to 23
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $25
Graduates $40

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,192/credit
In State Students$1,192/credit
Out of State Students$1,192/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$590/credit
In State Students$590/credit
Out of State Students$590/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $53,640 $53,640 $53,640
ADN 70 $83,440 $83,440 $83,440
BSN 125 $149,000 $149,000 $149,000
FNP 50 $29,500 $29,500 $29,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Southwestern College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 46% $4,168
Other Federal Grant 26% $649
State Grant & Scholarships 18% $2,818
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 97% $16,029
Federal Student Loans 79% $7,811
Private Loans 2% $11,167


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$22,684
$30,001 to $48,000$19,018
$48,001 to $75,000$21,087
$75,001 to $110,000$23,713
Over $110,000$24,254

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Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Kansas state board of nursing.
Southwestern College
100 College Street
Winfield, KS 67156

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