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Southwestern Christian University

Imagine a place where expression is the heartbeat. A place where you arrive a blank canvas with only one picture in mind; but this place has a bigger picture in mind for you. This place is Southwestern Christian University!

Located in a suburb of Oklahoma City, the 500+ student population at SCU creates a perfect blend of small town and big city. Between activities in the historic Bricktown, and the events hosted by our 15 on-campus organiziations, the possibilities for weekly entertainment are endless.

Most importantly, SCU provides the opportunity to encounter God in every aspect of our culture. Weekly chapel services, Bible studies, and small groups provide several different ways to grow spiritually and develop a closer relationship with God. 

Please feel free to email us at with any additional questions. Be a part of something different, be a part of SCU!

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Traditional Studies Application

For recent high school graduates seeking a traditional campus experience, SCU is dedicated to providing a Christ-centered liberal arts educations.


Online Professional Studies Application

Southwestern Christian University has online and hybrid programs to fit your schedule whether you live near Bethany or Anywhere in the State of Oklahoma! 

Even if work or family commitments conflict with your evening class schedule, you can access course content and lectures online!

With classes meeting one day per week on Tuesday evenings or meeting at your convenience online, these programs are designed for the working student needing to balance a busy schedule.


Graduate Studies Application

SCU offers 3 different program options for graduate students who wish to make an impact on the world through a Christ-centered education. Classes are available on campus and online for the busy adult student while still allowing for a traditional experience in the classroom.






*Southwestern Christian University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, qualified handicap or disability in any of its policies, practices or procedures. This includes but is not limited to admission, financial aid and educational services.