Southwestern University: Ranking & Review

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Georgetown
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United States
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World
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16862417
Top 15%

Southwestern University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate43%41%45%
Applicants4,1331,7442,389
Admissions1,7837121,071
Enrolled undergraduates362165197
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,396597799

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores279
Percent of students submitting SAT scores77%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
620
Math
595

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores203
Percent of students submitting ACT scores56%
ACT Composite
26
ACT English
26
ACT Math
24

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Southwestern University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$54,330$54,330
Off-campus$54,980$54,980
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $11,170 and other expenses per full academic year.

Southwestern University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,090 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$40,560$40,560
Fees for full-time undergraduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,690$1,690

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services7575
Social Sciences5353
Biological and Biomedical Sciences4646
Psychology4141
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3737
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3333
Visual and Performing Arts2929
English Language and Literature & Letters2121
Education1919
Physical Sciences1818
Natural Resources and Conservation1414
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services99
History88
Mathematics and Statistics88
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics66
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies55
Philosophy and Religious Studies55
Architecture and Related Services
Grand Total427427

A total of 427 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Southwestern University.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate74%64%80%
  • Full-time retention rate - 86%

General info

Alternative namesSU
Founded1840
MottoNon Quis Sed Quid
Not Who But What
Religious affiliationUnited Methodist
Colorsblack, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff417
Instructional FTE128
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.southwestern.edu
Address1001 E. University Avenue
Georgetown, Texas, 78626
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population71,000
Phone5128636511
Fax+1 (512) 863 9601

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