Southwestern University

Georgetown, TX

Southwestern University

Georgetown, TX

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$45,120

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,260
Declined 2,318
Total Received 4,578
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Private

1,562

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Southwestern, founded in 1840, is a church-affiliated university of liberal arts and sciences. Its 700-acre campus is located in Georgetown, 28 miles north of Austin.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,562
Established in 1840
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist

Social Networks

700-acre campus in Georgetown (population: 70,685), 26 miles from Austin. Served by bus; major airport and train service in Austin. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Southwestern University
1001 East University Avenue
Georgetown, TX
78626-6144

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
78%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
35%
Top 1/4
67%
Top 1/2
94%
Bottom 1/2
6%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
570
75th
640
25th
540
75th
30
25th
22
75th
27
25th
22
75th
29
25th
23

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,260
Declined 2,318
Total Received 4,578

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 512 863-1259
F: 512 863-1507
finaid@southwestern.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, handball, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, dance, handball, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

baseball, basketball, bowling, cardio sculpt, cheerleading, dance, dodgeball, fencing, flag football, handball, kayaking, kickball, Pilates, racquetball, rock climbing, soccer, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), walleyball, yoga, Zumba

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature.
Animal Behavior and Ethology.
Anthropology, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry, General.
Computational Mathematics.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Studies.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language and Literature.
German Language and Literature.
History, General.
International Relations and Affairs.
Latin American Studies.
Latin Language and Literature.
Mathematics, General.
Music History, Literature, and Theory.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Theory and Composition.
Musicology and Ethnomusicology.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Women's Studies.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Psychology
  3. Communication Studies

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other

1,562

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,562
students

Female
55%
856

Male
45%
706

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,539
students

Female
55%
840

Male
45%
699

1%

23
students

Female
70%
16

Male
30%
7

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

10%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 1

Spring: November 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 13
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Denmark
Germany
Mexico
United Arab Emerites
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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