Southwestern Adventist University

Inspiring Knowledge, Faith, and Service through Christ-Centered Education

The Southwestern Difference

Providing an academic, social and spiritual framework for life.

Campus Programs

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Experience SWAU's Campus Community

SWAU's campus programs provide you with the framework, curriculum, and learning environment to explore, grow and define your faith. Our community is important to us and 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! 

Online Programs

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Take the Classroom With You

We understand life is busy and a college degree is important to you! SWAUOnline is here for you. Our faculty are accessible and care for your success. You can make your education a part of your everyday life. Take your future into your own hands by taking the classroom with you. Make your dream a reality with SWAUOnline!

What Inspires You?

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About SWAU

Nestled in the town of Keene, Texas, Southwestern Adventist University offers a special opportunity for students who desire to get the most out of their college experience. Founded in 1893 and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Southwestern continues its 125 year legacy of providing exceptional value with many programs to choose from and generous financial aid packages.



No 11 Regional College West Ranking

No 6 Diverse College Texas

No 2 top performer social mobility