The average SWU graduate finishes with $18,986 in loan debt. This compares to the 2015 national average of $30,100. Source: NASFAA
A Great Value and Investment
The 2015-16 average financial aid package for SWU freshmen without utilizing loans was $18,284. This reduces the tuition “sticker price” from $23,660 to $5,376. Additional assistance is available with work study opportunities and the use of student loans with favorable interest rates.
The median annual earnings among full-time workers over the age of 24 in 2015 was $23,868 higher for those with a bachelor’s degree compared to those with only a high school diploma. Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics
For 2015-2016, the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities listed SWU at 82 out of 116 among member institutions ranked by highest tuition rates (1 being highest tuition rate and 116 being lowest). Source: CCCU Tuition Survey