The College

Southwestern College is a private, four-year liberal arts college. Established in 1885, it is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

Application Process

  1. Complete this online application and submit.
  2. 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.
  3. Take the American College Test (ACT) or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and request that your scores be sent to Southwestern College. The Southwestern code number for ACT is 1464. The Southwestern code number for SAT is 6670.

    You can also send Southwestern College your transcript through the online service Docufide.
  4. There is a $25 non-refundable application fee.  Please mail check or money order to:

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

Admission Decision Process

  1. Applications for admission cannot be processed until all of the required credentials are received.
  2. Letters of acceptance to Southwestern College are mailed on a rolling basis. You can expect to hear from us within one week after we receive your completed application file.
  3. Accepted students will be invited to participate in Early Course Selection preceding their term of entry.

Campus Visit

We encourage you to visit Southwestern College and experience firsthand what is distinctive about us. During your visit you may meet with members of the admission and financial aid staffs, discuss academic and career opportunities with a member of our faculty, take a tour with a Student Ambassador, and have lunch in the Roy L. Smith Student Center. To schedule your visit, call 1-800-846-1543, ext. 6236, or e-mail us at scadmit@sckans.edu.

I. Biographical Information

Last Name  
First Name  
Middle Name  
Maiden Name  
Preferred Name  
Gender Male
Female
Social Security Number
(ex. 123-45-6789)
 
If you do not wish to supply a social security number on your application, please fill out IRS form W-9S (Part I) and return with your application packet or at enrollment. The IRS requires colleges to submit qualified tuition and related expenses and scholarships and grants, and a social security number is required for this reporting.
Date of Birth
(month / day / year)
 
Home Phone Number
(ex. 123-456-7890)
 
Cell Phone Number  

Permanent Address:

Address  
City  
County  
State  
Zip  

Mailing Address:

(if different from permanent address)
 

Address  
City  
County  
State  
Zip  
Phone Number

(at mailing address)

 
Use mailing address until  
Email Address  
Will you accept text messages? Yes
No
Are you a United States citizen? Yes
No
If not, alien number  
I am applying as a Freshman
Transfer Student
Housing Desired On Campus
Off Campus
Desired Entrance Term/Year
Enrollment Status Full Time
Part Time
Do you plan to complete an undergraduate degree at Southwestern College? Yes
No
*If you are not planning to complete an undergraduate degree at Southwestern, or if you are a transfer or adult student, please call the Office of Admission to request the proper application.
Do you plan to apply for financial aid? Yes
No
(Note that March 15 is priority deadline for some types of financial assistance.)

List names and relationship of any relatives who have attended or are attending Southwestern College:

 

Please list other colleges you are applying to:

 

Individual to notify in case of an emergency:

Name  
Relationship to you  
Phone Number  

II. Academic Information

Please list all the high schools/colleges you have attended since the tenth grade in chronological order beginning with your current school.

High School/GED

Name  
City  
State  
Did or will you graduate? Yes
No
High School Graduation Month/Year  

School / College - 1

Name  
City  
State  
Dates Attended  
Credit Hours Earned  

School / College - 2

Name  
City  
State  
Dates Attended  
Credit Hours Earned  

School / College - 3

Name  
City  
State  
Dates Attended  
Credit Hours Earned  

School / College - 4

Name  
City  
State  
Dates Attended  
Credit Hours Earned  

School / College - 5

Name  
City  
State  
Dates Attended  
Credit Hours Earned  

School / College - 6

Name  
City  
State  
Dates Attended  
Credit Hours Earned  
Possible Career or Professional Plans  
Have you ever been subject to disciplinary action in your school or to legal action as a citizen? Yes
No

If yes, please explain.

Academic Majors

Please mark academic major information only. Check only one.
 

Business Administration, emphasis in:
Communication, emphasis in:
Computer Science/Digital Arts, 
emphasis in:
** Education, Secondary
(see certification list)
English, emphasis in:
Theatre Arts, emphasis in:


Pre-Professional Programs


** Secondary School
Teacher Certification

III. Activity Information

List, in order of importance (up to 4 with 1 being the highest), the activities you will pursue at the college level.
 

Athletics

Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Dance Squad
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball (women)
Tennis
Track
Volleyball (women)



Co-Curricular


Athletic Training
Campus Ministry
Digital Arts
Newspaper
Phi Beta Lambda
Radio/Television
SAAB Brother-to-Brother
Worship Outreach
Yearbook

Performing Arts

Band¹
Vocal²
Strings¹
Theatre
 ¹Instrument
 ²Range 



Service Learning


Discipleship Southwestern
Green Team
Leadership Southwestern



Departmental


Biology Research / Education
Psychology

IV. Additional Information

Religious Affiliation  
Pastor Name  
Church Name  
Address  
Are you Hispanic or Latino? Yes
No
Please select one or more race categories with which you identify: American Indian/Alaskan Native
Asian American
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
White (Non-Hispanic)
Other
What influenced you to apply to Southwestern College?  
Are you active military personnel, a veteran of the armed forces, a military spouse or a dependent of a military person? Yes
No

V. Family Information

Mother

Name
Address
City
State
Zip
Permanent Telephone
Email
Emergency Telephone
Highest Degree Earned
College Attended (if any)

Father

Name
Address
City
State
Zip
Permanent Telephone
Email
Emergency Telephone
Highest Degree Earned
College Attended (if any)

Official Correspondence

Please give full name and address of parent or guardian with whom you legally reside and to whom official college correspondence should be sent:
 

Mother  (same as above)
Father (same as above)
Other (fill in information)

Name
Address
City
State
Zip

Please provide names and birthdates (MM/DD/YY) of siblings who live with you:

VI. High School Extracurricular Activities and Community Service

Please list the extracurricular activities and community services you have participated in. (For example, editor of school paper, nursing home volunteer, musical instrument played, church service, varsity letter earned, etc.)

Activity / Service - 1

Activity  
Grade Level  
Positions Held or
 Honors Earned
 

Activity / Service - 2

Activity  
Grade Level  
Positions Held or
 Honors Earned
 

Activity / Service - 3

Activity  
Grade Level  
Positions Held or
 Honors Earned
 

Activity / Service - 4

Activity  
Grade Level  
Positions Held or
 Honors Earned
 

Activity / Service - 5

Activity  
Grade Level  
Positions Held or
 Honors Earned
 

Activity / Service - 6

Activity  
Grade Level  
Positions Held or
 Honors Earned
 

VII. Academic Honors

Briefly describe any scholastic distinctions or honors you have earned since the tenth grade.

Name of high school counselor:  

VIII. Work Experience

List any job(s) you have held during the past three years.

Employer - 1

Name  
No. of Hours Per Week  
Date of Employment  

Employer - 2

Name  
No. of Hours Per Week  
Date of Employment  

Employer - 3

Name  
No. of Hours Per Week  
Date of Employment  

IX. Signature

By typing my name in the Signature textbox below and submitting this online form I certify under penalty of perjury that all information provided is correct and complete. I understand that it is my responsibility to request that all high school and college transcripts be sent directly to Southwestern College. I understand that my admission and enrollment are not valid if I have knowingly falsified information.

Signature:

Date:

Southwestern College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, handicap, or other nonmerit reasons, in admissions, educational programs or activities, and employment, all as required by applicable laws and regulations. Responsibility for coordination of compliance efforts and receipt of inquiries, including those concerning Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, has been delegated to the vice president for business affairs, Christy Administration Building, Southwestern College, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156-2499, (620) 229-6000. Southwestern College complies with the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990. The yearly report is available from the dean of students upon request. Race and ethnic origin information is voluntary and will not be used in a discriminatory manner.