SWAC 2021-22 Academic Awards Institutional Winners


BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference is proud to recognize its 2021-22 Academic Awards institutional winners.

The SWAC Academic Success Award is an award decided based upon each member institutions collective ranking in the categories of highest four-year Academic Progress Rate (APR) average, highest single year APR average, and highest Graduate Success Rate (GSR).

Texas Southern claimed the 2021-22 SWAC Academic Success Award finishing with a total of 26 points based upon the point scale system used to determine an institutional winner. Grambling State (22.5) and Jackson State (22) round out the list of top three finishers within the conference.

Alabama State (64 percent) claimed the All-Academic Achievement Award which is presented to the athletic program that has the highest percentage of student-athletes that earned a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better during the 2021-22 academic year. Alcorn State (60 percent) finished 2nd, while Grambling State (58 percent) finished in 3rd place.


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Congratulations to Texas Southern, Alabama State, Grambling State, and Jackson State universities! Well done! Well done indeed!

Definitely news to be excited about. Much, much praise to these great schools.
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