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Southwestern Adventist University

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. 

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (1)
Humanities (1)
Social Sciences (1)



Founded in 1893 and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Southwestern continues its rich history of providing exceptional value with 52 programs to choose from and generous financial aid packages.


Sometimes life won't let you be the traditional student, but that doesn't mean college can't be for you. Distance Education can help you pursue a degree from home, even when a career or children seem to make it impossible.


Campus work opportunities abound because Southwestern Adventist University is dedicated to your full education - in and outside the classroom. From tutoring to grounds, to working events or even behind the cameras, your participation in the employment program is essential to your education and Southwestern's success

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Housing services

Southwestern’s residence halls provide a peaceful environment conducive to learning, a world-shaping view of education, and a place to make life-long friends. Students come as undergraduates and often stay through graduate school. They are more than a place to sleep and rest between classes, for the hundreds who live here, these buildings are home.

Medical services

SWAU Health Services is here to help you when you are ill or have minor injuries.  The clinic is located in the lower level of Harmon Hall.  A licensed nurse is available Monday-Friday (hours as posted). 

Student Life

Sports facilities

A healthy spirit is fed and fueled by a healthy mind and body. That’s why Southwestern makes recreational activities an integral part of campus life. 

Student clubs

  • Biology Club
  • Chemaphy
  • Communication Club
  • Enactus
  • International Student Club
  • Kinesiology Club


Southwestern Adventist Universityis an affiliation of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and is accredited by:

  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees. 

Keene, Texas, United States

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