Located just 10 miles south of Burleson, Southwestern Adventist University has offered Christian education in Keene, Texas since 1893. Ranked #21 on US News Regional Colleges West rankings, the beautiful campus is home to personable professors, technologically-advanced classrooms, 58 majors, and many ways to get involved both on campus and abroad.
Highlights of the campus include a Dinosaur Science Museum with more than 20,000 bones, a 3-story library that holds over 100,000 books and 30,000 e-books, extensive tutoring programs, and a new Fire Science program. The University radio station, 88.3 KJRN The Journey, hires student DJs for practical experience. The station has over 85,000 weekly listeners, was just recently ranked #20 of the top 50 Christian stations in the nation, and just built a new tower with the potential to reach hundreds of thousands more households. The Communication department has won several awards, including Best Student Comedy Short at the Lionshead Film Festival in Dallas. The Nursing Department is top-notch, with students doing clinicals in some of the top hospitals in the state. The NCLEX pass rate is 97%, putting our students pass rate at the top 10% in the state of Texas. The Business Department has a new Senior Living Certificate program and a very active Enactus team with many Regional Competition wins under their belt.
Southwestern is a unique experience, one that could be just perfect for you. Ranked the 2nd safest campus in Texas, the University has a walking path, a large pond big enough for kayaking, and a disc golf course and yet, is close enough to DFW to enjoy the highlights of the big city. A large population of international students makes for a diverse campus. Students have the opportunity to do real research with their professors. The Student Association, sports program, and spiritual programming give students variety for involvement and leadership.
Southwestern is perfectly situated to provide you with the atmosphere and tools necessary to obtain your degree and live a life of substance and service. Come visit our campus and experience the Southwestern difference for yourself!