The Facts

The College

Founded: 1885
Affiliation: United Methodist
Campus: 20 buildings on 82 acres
Location: Winfield, Kansas (population 12,000)
Miles from Wichita: 40
Number of Steps up to Christy Administration Building: 77 (Count them yourself)
Student/Faculty Ratio: 12:1
Faculty: 48+
Enrollment: Students from 21 States and 11 Foreign Countries
2010 First-Year Students in the Top 25% of their high school class: 43%
2010 First-Year Students with a B average or Better in high school: 74%
Number of Black Cats living in the Gymnasium:1
Academic and Honor Societies:7
Musical Groups:7
Clubs and Student Organizations: 13
Alligators on Campus: 1
Living on campus are:
Red-eared slider turtles: 3
Chinese water dragons named Spike: 1
South American Pacu: 1*
Nickname: The Moundbuilders
Conference Championships since 1960: 140+

Christy Photo (JPG)

The Cost

Students Who Receive Financial Aid: 100%
Amount of Financial Aid Available: Each year Southwestern offers approximately $4.5 million in financial assistance to its students

 

The Curriculum

Majors

Accounting
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration, emphasis in:

  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing

Business & Computer Information Systems
Chemistry
Chemistry/Chemical Engineering
Communication, emphasis in:

  • Radio/Television
  • Journalism
  • New Media
  • Professional Communication
  • Communication Studies
  • Speech & Theatre Education

Computer Science & Digital Arts emphasis in:

  • Computer Science
  • Digital Arts
  • Game Development

Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
Engineering Physics
English
Health & Physical Education (K-12)
History
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Marine Biology
Mathematics
Music
Music Education (K-12)
Music Performance
Philosophy & Religious Studies
Physical Performance & Sports Studies
Psychology
Secondary Education (*See Certification Areas)
Sports Management
Theatre Arts

Pre-Professional Programs

Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine/Osteopathy
Pre-Ministerial
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Optometry
Pre-Veterinarian
*Secondary School Teaching Certification
Biology
Business
Chemistry
Drama
English
History/Political Science
Mathematics
Physics
Speech

 

Activities & Interests

Men’s Sports

Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field

Women’s Sports

Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Softball

Co-Curricular Interests

Athletic Training, Broadcasting, Music- Instrumental/ Vocal, New (Digital) Media, Newspaper, Phi Beta Lambda (Business Club), Theatre, Worship Outreach, Yearbook

Service Learning

Discipleship Southwestern, Green Team, Leadership Southwestern