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    Application Form

    Complete and submit the appropriate online application below.

    Alternatively, you can download one of our physical applications at the following links, print it, and send it to our offices.

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    Application Fee

    Submit the twenty-five dollar ($25.00) non-refundable application fee.

    Please mail check or money order to:

    Office of Admission
    Southwestern College
    100 College Street
    Winfield, Kansas 67156-2499.

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    Transcript

    Request that an official transcript of your high school academic work be sent directly to the Southwestern College Office of Admission. If you have taken college courses while in high school, contact the registrar's office at each college to have your college transcript(s) sent to Southwestern College. Student copies of transcripts will not be accepted.

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    Standardized Tests

    Take the American College Test (ACT) or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and request that your scores be sent to Southwestern College. The Southwestern number for ACT is 1464. The Southwestern code number for SAT is 6670. (Note: Required only for first-time freshmen.)

  5. Return all other correspondence to:

    Office of Admission
    Southwestern College
    100 College Street
    Winfield, Kansas 67156-2499.

International Students Information

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    Contact Us

    Write, e-mail, call, or visit the campus to become acquainted with the college community and to discuss the admission process with our Director of International Student Services:

    Rena Rodriguez, Director of International Student Services
    Email: Rena.Rodriguez@sckans.edu
    Office: (620) 229-6398
    QQ: 1493347435

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    Apply for Admission

    Complete and submit either the online application or download a physical application, print it, and send it to our offices.

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    Send Official Transcripts

    Have the official transcripts of all high school and/or college credit translated into English and sent to the Southwestern College Office of Admission. High school transcripts should include class rank, grade point average, and grading scale whenever possible.

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    Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

    Take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or IELTS of 5.5 and have the scores forwarded to the Office of Admission. The TOEFL code number for Southwestern College is 6670. If applying for English proficiency through other means, forward documentation such as transcripts accompanied by an explanation to the Office of Admission for review.

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    Three (3) Letters of Recommendation

    Forward three letters of recommendation, translated into English, from teachers or professors who are familiar with the your academic ability.

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    Certification of Finances Form

    Complete the Certification of Finances Form documenting amounts of financial support from sources other than Southwestern College. If sponsored by the student’s home government, send a certified letter indicating amount of support and billing information.

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    Form I-20

    Upon acceptance for admission, the student will be forwarded a Form I-20. This should be presented to the student’s local United States consular officer to obtain a student F-1 visa. Southwestern College requires a $1,000 USD deposit before it can issue an I-20. This deposit will apply towards tuition and fees. If for some reason the student does not attend SC, $900 USD will be refunded. International students will be required to pay a $200 SEVIS fee to obtain a visa at the embassy. This is not a Southwestern College fee, but a United States government fee.

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Scholarships Available

Undergraduate international students are offered:

  • International Student Scholarship of $5,000 per year if living on campus, $3,000 per year if living off campus.
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  • Moundbuilder Scholarship of $4,000 per year if living on campus, $2,000 per year if living off campus.

International Students Thrive at SC!

Jonathan Woon (Malaysia)

"Connections, it is all about connections. If you know how to use these resources at Southwestern, it can happen for you. The best part of a small college is if students know how to maximize the experience, they will get a lot out of it."

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Chao Bai (China)

"Southwestern College is a great place. I am building lasting friendships and have enjoyed taking part in traditions such as the Moundbuilding Ceremony. My host family also has been very supportive and really helped me adjust to living abroad."