Tuition & Fees

$42,000

$42,000

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Selective

43%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,783
Declined + 2,350
Total Received 4,133
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Private (nonprofit)

1,387

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Business
  3. Communication
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Codes

SAT 6674
ACT 4186
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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,387
Established in 1840
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Georgetown, TX

700-acre campus in Georgetown (population: 67,140), 26 miles from Austin. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Austin. Public transportation serves campus.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
77%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 28% of male students
 
6 sororities 23% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
37%
Top 1/4
73%
Top 1/2
96%
Bottom 1/2
4%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
44%
500-599
41%
400-499
2%
700-800
7%
600-699
43%
500-599
46%
400-499
4%
30-36
27%
24-29
41%
18-23
29%
12-17
3%
30-36
11%
24-29
56%
18-23
30%
12-17
3%
30-36
21%
24-29
51%
18-23
27%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application 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
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

43%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,783
Declined + 2,350
Total Received 4,133

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work

Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Christine Bowman
Dean of Enrollment Services
P: 512 863-1200
F: 512 863-9601
admission@southwestern.edu

Financial Aid

86%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$36,217

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $42,000
Room $5,820
Board $5,520
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $54,640
Average Financial Aid - $36,217
Total with Avg. Aid $18,423
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
March 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

James Gaeta
Director of Financial Aid
gaetaj@southwestern.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
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 Directors

Glada Munt (men's)
Associate Vice President For Intercollegiate Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Pirates
School colors
black and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology
Applied Physics
Art
Art History
Biochemistry
Biology
Business
Chemistry
Classics
Communications
Computational Mathematics
Computer Science
Dramatic/Theatre Arts
Economics
Education
English
Environmental Studies
French
German
Greek
History
International Studies
Kinesiology
Latin
Latin American Studies
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Women's Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Business
  3. Communication

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

1,387

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,387
students

Female
57%
795

Male
43%
592

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,367
students

Female
58%
786

Male
42%
581

2%

20
students

Female
45%
9

Male
55%
11

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
24%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

25%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: November 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 12
Countries most often represented China
Italy
South Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Bob Baldwin
Director of Admissions
512 863-1200
baldwinb@southwestern.edu

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