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Undergrad Profile

First in Texas 

Ideas can come and go, but thinking lasts a lifetime. At Southwestern you’ll learn effective thinking as you approach complex issues using a variety of perspectives. Drawing from multiple disciplines, you’ll become an agile 21st-century thinker ready to engage in the 21st-century world.

Find your passion
During your first two years at Southwestern, you’ll engage in a broad curriculum, experiencing a wide range of disciplines. It’s a chance to “test the waters” and discover your true intellectual passions. Southwestern’s education is rigorous, but we make it a passionate, joyful one as well.

The perfect college combo: Georgetown and Austin

Southwestern University, the first institution of higher learning in Texas,
is an independent, four-year undergraduate liberal arts college located on a beautiful 700-acre campus in Georgetown, just 25 miles north of Austin, Texas.

Is Southwestern for you?
The best way to find out: Visit us. Tour our campus. Meet our students and faculty. Stay overnight in a residence hall. Experience Southwestern—and see firsthand the many ways we think, create, and connect.




#1 in Texas for Best Career Services by The Princeton Review 

15 student average class size;

12:1 student-faculty ratio 

40 schools chosen as Colleges That Change Lives 

92% of graduates employed or in graduate school within 10 months 

2/3 of all students completing at least one internship

#1 Liberal Arts College in Texas for grateful grads and ROI as ranked by Forbes 

100% of tenure-track faculty with the highest degree in their field 

1,515 total Southwestern student population; 56% female, 44% male 

82% of incoming students receiving a merit award of $17,000+