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

1

teacher

12

students

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Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,337
Declined 2,429
Total Received 4,766
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Private

1,507

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,507
Established in 1840
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Metropolitan area: Austin
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Austin-Bergstrom International

Southwestern University
1001 East University Avenue
Georgetown
78626-6144

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
78%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Students for Environmental Activism and Knowledge (SEAK)
  • Cat Partners
  • Women's Panhellenic
  • Men's IFC
  • Coalition for Diversity and Social Justice

Top Events

  • Late Night Breakfast
  • Research and Creative Works Symposium
  • The BIG Event
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
14%
600-699
50%
500-599
32%
400-499
2%
700-800
9%
600-699
46%
500-599
40%
400-499
3%
30-36
20%
24-29
48%
18-23
29%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline February 1
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.5

Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,337
Declined 2,429
Total Received 4,766

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work

Considered

level of applicant's interest
religious affiliation/commitment
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 16
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Sand volleyball, Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Sand volleyball, Table tennis

Club Sports Men

Cheerleading, Rock climbing, Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Women

Cheerleading, Rock climbing, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, 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
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Latin American Studies
Latin Language and Literature
Mathematics, General
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Performance, General
Music Theory and Composition
Philosophy
Physics, General
Physics, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Air force ROTC

1,507

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,507
students

Female
55%
826

Male
45%
681

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,495
students

Female
55%
818

Male
45%
677

1%

12
students

Female
67%
8

Male
33%
4

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 86%
Student 4 year graduation rate 63%
Student 5 year graduation rate 4%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

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
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

56

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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