Southwestern University Rankings

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In the World#1857 of 14178
In North America#567 of 2629
In the United States#517 of 2528
In Texas#31 of 119
In Georgetown#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
49%
Average SAT
1230
Average ACT
26
Avg. cost to attend
$27,757 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,511
Male:Female Ratio
45:55
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Southwestern University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate49%44%52%
Applicants4,7662,0352,731
Admissions2,3379041,433
Freshmen enrolled full time443197246
Freshmen enrolled part time11

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
342 or 77%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1140
or below

75% of them
had 1320
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Southwestern University are 1140-1320 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
225 or 51%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 23
or below

75% of them
had 29
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Southwestern University are 23-29 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White918 (61%)
Hispanic349 (23%)
Black or African American84 (6%)
Two or more races62 (4%)
Asian58 (4%)
Nonresident Alien21 (1%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown13 (0.9%)
American Indian or Alaska Native4 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$27,757/year
Average aid awarded
$28,070
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$20,296
$30-48K$21,578
$48-75K$20,394
$75-110K$25,750
$110K+$31,386

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$43,560
Tuition in-state$43,560
Tuition out-of-state$43,560

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,106
Combined charge for room and board$11,640
Room charge$5,990
Meal charge$5,650

Southwestern University Majors

MajorBachelor's
Business & Commerce, General48
Psychology, General29
Speech Communication and Rhetoric28
Biology & Biological Sciences, General26
Political Science and Government, General20
Kinesiology and Exercise Science19
Education, General17
English Language and Literature, General13
Anthropology13
Fine & Studio Arts, General12
Environmental Studies9
Physics, General8
Biochemistry7
Sociology7
Economics, General7
History, General6
Computer and Information Sciences, General6
Latin American Studies5
Chemistry, General5
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General5
Philosophy5
Art History, Criticism and Conservation4
Animal Behavior and Ethology4
Mathematics, General4
Accounting3
French Language and Literature3
Music Performance, General3
Music Teacher Education3
Music History, Literature, and Theory3
Music Theory and Composition2
Religion & Religious Studies2
Spanish Language and Literature2
Women's Studies2
Latin Language and Literature1
German Language and Literature1
Grand Total332
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate69%64%74%
  • Full-time retention rate - 86%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,435
Citations
19,152

Publication count by topic

Psychology
171
Sociology
145
Computer science
119
Chemistry
114
Biology
107
Political science
105
Medicine
98
Economics
83
Mathematics
73
Business
71
Physics
67
History
41
Art
40
Geography
38
Engineering
32
Philosophy
29
Environmental science
16
Materials science
15
Geology
7

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Political science9911,019
History125471
Sociology1550708
Physics16002,194
Art165320
Psychology16953,514
Geography1841486
Economics1946623
Philosophy202911
Medicine23012,260
Chemistry25002,910
Biology25542,827
Business2555314
Mathematics2755639
Engineering3372189
Environmental science3411145
Geology361921
Computer science3622382
Materials science477349

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990735
1991229
1992358
1993844
19941031
19951748
19961473
19978108
199811127
199913160
200015201
200119216
200221258
200324330
200432346
200543507
200642585
200758659
200860578
200973690
201074776
2011105910
2012711057
2013881142
2014691145
2015831191
2016691248
2017491220
2018761272
2019761456
2020661654

General info

Alternative namesSU
Founded1840
WikipediaSouthwestern University
MottoNon Quis Sed Quid
Not Who But What
Colorsblack, gold
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff420
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address1001 E. University Avenue
Georgetown, Texas, 78626
United States
City population47,000
Phone5128636511
Fax+1 (512) 863 9601

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