The kind of place where you’ll be excited to learn
As the first institution of higher education in Texas, Southwestern University offers a strong tradition of academic excellence. Our curriculum incorporates the humanities, fine arts, and social and natural sciences across 37 majors and seven pre-professional programs. SU faculty balance award-winning scholarship with a dedication to mentoring students. And employers value the skills SU alumni contribute: 91% of alumni are employed or in graduate school within 10 months of graduation.
The kind of place where you can learn to explore and explore to learn
Our students grow through transformative experiences such as internships, undergraduate research, study abroad, and civic engagement. The majority of SU students live on campus and find their niche among our 100 student organizations. Our Pirates compete on 20 different NCAA Division III athletic teams, with many more involved in club or intramural sports.
The kind of place where small-town charm meets a bustling capital city
Located in Georgetown, Texas, our picturesque campus offers convenient access to Austin, the 11th-largest city in the US. Our students hike and bike along the river in nearby San Gabriel Park; they work at start-ups and intern at the Capitol; they catch their favorite bands at international festivals like Austin City Limits and South by Southwest. It’s all here, and it’s all within a 45-minute drive.
The kind of place where you’ll prepare for your life and career beyond graduation
SU’s career services rank first in Texas. Our staff provide students with tailored coaching and innovative programs to assist them in achieving their personal and professional goals. And through our alumni mentoring program, students can expand their networks and receive valuable advice about their career interests through connections with our graduates.