Southwestern Adventist University

Inspiring Knowledge, Faith, and Service Through Christ-centered Education

Graduation 2024

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SWAU graduation 2022 SA president student celebrating
Knowledge, Faith, & Service

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130th Anniversary

Since 1893, our founders have focused on providing students with a holistic education that centers on Christ and equips them to positively impact society.

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SWAU 130th Anniversary

The Thomsen Observatory

SWAU Thomsen Observatory with telescope astronomy

Dinosaur Science Museum

We have Dinosaurs! One of America's largest dinosaur bone collections is here at SWAU!

Scales Hall Dino Museum
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Southwestern By the Numbers

U.S. News and World Report ranked SWAU No. 29 overall in its 2023 Regional Colleges West rankings and No. 3 for Social Mobility. Niche ranks SWAU as one of Texas’ safest colleges.   


Little Knights Soccer League

June 12

Honors Program's Greek Adventure

June 10

Renewal Tour Inspires Faith and Commitment to Christian Education in Houston

May 24

Campus Map

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